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Professional organisation of complementary and alternative medicine in the United Kingdom 1997

Simon Mills

Professional organisation of complementary and alternative medicine in the United Kingdom 1997

a report to the Department of Health

by Simon Mills

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Published by Centre for Complementary Health Studies, University of Exeter in Exeter .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSimon Mills and Wendell Peacock.
ContributionsPeacock, Wendell., University of Exeter. Centre for Complementary Health Studies., Great Britain. Department of Health.
The Physical Object
Pagination80p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18199608M
ISBN 100953175707
OCLC/WorldCa556859314

  Traditional medicine – called complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in the West and described in the report as a broad range of health practices, including traditional Chinese medicine, Indian Ayurveda and Arabic unani medicine, medicinal herbology, acupuncture and manual or spiritual therapies – is gaining popularity in the United. France and 42% in the United States of America. 2. Traditional, complementary and alternative medicines (referred to hereafter as “traditional medicine”) are commonly used to treat or prevent disease and chronic illness and to improve quality of life. Some evidence points to promising potential. The efficacy of acupuncture in relieving pain and.

NCCAM Organization – The NIH Almanac – National Institutes of Health (NIH).” U.S National Library of Medicine. U.S. National Library of Medicine. Web.. Alternative Medicine: Expanding Medical Horizons: A Report to the National Institutes of Health on Alternative Medical Systems and Practices in the United States. NIH, Print.. Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on the Use of. United States & Canada Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Health Care Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine (CAHCIM) Institute of Medicine (IOM) National Institutes of Health (NIH) Samueli Institute The .

Consumers are turning to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for a variety of reasons and are spending billions annually for treatments. Recognizing the growing need to locate authoritative CAM information, award-winning author Alan M. Rees has compiled a first-stop resource for those seeking information to guide their : Paperback. United Kingdom (England) Health system review. Editorial Board European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies Martin McKee, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom Richard Saltman, Emory University, United States Complementary and alternative medicine.


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Professional organisation of complementary and alternative medicine in the United Kingdom a report to the Department of Health.

Exeter: Centre for Complementary Health Studies, University of Exeter, Cited by:   Mills S, Peacock W. Professional organisation of complementary and alternative medicine in the United Kingdom a report to the Department of Health. Exeter: Centre for Complementary Health Studies, University of Exeter; Cited by: In Mr Simon Mills and Ms Sarah Budd at the Centre for Complementary Health Studies at Exeter University were commissioned by the Department of Health to conduct a study of the professional organisation of CAM bodies in the United Kingdom.

The Lancet Complementary Medicine COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM: PATIENTS, PRACTITIONERS, AND CONSULTATIONS StephenJ. Fulder RobinE. Munro Research Council for Complementary Medicine, London W1, United Kingdon Practitioners of complementary medicine took part in a questionnaire-based survey in Cited by: The regulation and professionalization of complementary and alternative medicine in the United Kingdom Author links open overlay panel David B.

Clarke a Marcus A. Doel b Jeremy Segrott c Show moreCited by: THE THERAPEUTIC RELATIONSHIP UNDER FIRE. Merrijoy Kelner. Mills, S., and W. Peacock. “Professional Organization of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the United Kingdom.”. Exeter: Centre for Complementary Health Studies, Department of Health, University of Exeter.

A recent telephone survey on the use of complementary and alternative medicine in the United Kingdom yielded a one year prevalence of 20%. 14 Herbalism, aromatherapy, homoeopathy, acupuncture, massage, and reflexology were among the most popular.

This level of use may seem impressive but, compared with other countries, it is low (figure).Cited by:   The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine at the National Institutes of Health conducts and supports basic and applied research and training and disseminates information on complementary and alternative medicine to practitioners and the public.

Abstract. In recent years, complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has grown in popularity worldwide. The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies 65–80% of the world’s health care services as “traditional medicine” ore, from the viewpoint of the population ratio, more people use CAM than modern Western by: 4.

History of Regulation History of the Regulation of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the United Kingdom. The Beginning.

The Pyramid Structure The first steps on the road to a robust regulatory process for complementary medicine were taken in with the formation of the British Complementary Medicine Association. UK Organisation of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Practitioners across the world are connected and attend events periodically.

In addition UKoCAMP organise big International Events. The field of complementary & alternative medicine is diverse: It encompasses practices spanning diet and exercise changes, naturopathy, mind and body medicine, chiropractice, acupuncture, aromatherapy. Traditional complementary and alternative medicine (TCAM) has been reported to be commonly used among individuals with HIV and AIDS disease.

However a lack of communication between health care workers (HCWs) and patients as well as between HCWs and TCAM practitioners has been identified as one of the challenges that may adversely affect treatment of HIV and AIDS patients.

Legal reforms are in progress in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. European institutions are starting to influence the development of complementary medicine. Spending on complementary medicine in the United Kingdom rose by 12 per cent between and to £ million (Market Assessment International ).

Products account for about a quarter of the market value and services three-quarters; however, twice as many people use products than services (Market Assessment International ). Reimbursement. Highly researched and referenced, Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Health Professionals: A Holistic Approach to Consumer Health educates students about the many complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) modalities that are available, in addition to the more traditional methods that exist.

Early chapters provide an overview of both traditional and alternative medicine, scientific. The cornerstone text in the popular series Medical Guides to Complementary and Alternative Medicine, edited by Dr. Micozzi, FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPLEMENTARY & ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE returns fully updated and expanded in its second edition.

The unique approach in this book provides the historical background of alternative healing systems, in addition to the most up-to-date. The regulation and professionalization of complementary and alternative medicine in the United Kingdom Article in Health & Place 10(4) January with 27 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

tive medicine (IM). The advent of professional IM education in the United Kingdom has lagged 15 years behind America and Australia substantially because of opposition based on lack of under-standing about the difference between complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and IM.

CAM embraces a spectrum of traditional therapies and treatment Cited by: 2. A cross-sectional survey of the use of CAM by children was undertaken in the Duchess of Kent Children’s Hospital in Hong Kong (March–December ). A questionnaire survey concerning the use of CAM was administered to chief caretakers (only the mothers) who accompanied children with neurodevelopmental disabilities followed up in our Neurodevelopmental paediatrics by: Complementary medicine can be helpful to people for whom conventional medicine has nothing to offer.

It throws up a lot of questions about rationing and about topping up of NHS treatments. The NHS does pay for some complementary and alternative medicine, but mostly for people who are terminally ill, or have severe and enduring mental illness. Definition of complementary medicine adopted by Cochrane Collaboration “Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is a broad domain of healing resources that encompasses all health systems, modalities, and practices and their accompanying theories and beliefs, other than those intrinsic to the politically dominant health system of a particular society or culture in a Cited by: For example, the United States National Institutes of Health department studying alternative medicine, currently named the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), was established as the Office of Alternative Medicine (OAM) and was renamed the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) before obtaining its current : Alternatives to reality-based medical treatments.Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies, by whatever name they are called, have existed from antiquity.

Recognition of the widespread use of CAM by the people of the United States has given new emphasis to the need to better understand the effects of these treatments from the perspective of personal and public health.