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[Use of complementary and alternative medicine among the patients in primary health care].

Authors
  • Cizmesija, Tomislav
  • Bergman-Marković, Biserka
Type
Published Article
Journal
Acta medica Croatica : c̆asopis Hravatske akademije medicinskih znanosti
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2008
Volume
62
Issue
1
Pages
15–22
Identifiers
PMID: 18365495
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The use of CAM is common among patients attending primary health care. Sociodemographic factors are important predictors of its use. Doctors should openly ask their patients about the use of CAM and receive proper education to be able to discuss the potential benefits versus possible risks of its use in individual cases.

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