Omplementary Medicine and Interdisciplinary Teams Orthopedic & Primary Care”

Complementary Medicine and Interdisciplinary Teams

The growing acceptance and integration of complementary and alternative medicine with traditional medicine is likewise being reflected in the diversity of professionals populating interdisciplinary health care teams. This phenomenon offers the promise for more effective patient care but may also be problematic and require some cultural adjustment.

To prepare for this Discussion, consider the health issue that you are covering in your Team Project.

Search for an article related to your group health issue that incorporates complementary medicine as a method for treating the health issue. For example:

Deng, G., Frenkel, M., Cohen, L., Cassileth, B., Abrams, D., Capodice, J., . . .Sagar, S. (2009). Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for integrative oncology: Complementary therapies and botanicals. Journal of the Society for Integrative Oncology, 7(3), 85-120. Retrieved from login.aspx?directtrue&dba9h&AN43758864&siteehost-live&scopesite