Stepping back from the immediate demands of policy-making, Mainstreaming Complementary and Alternative Medicine allows a complex and informative picture to emerge of the different social forces at play in the integration of CAM with orthodox medicine. Complementing books that focus solely on practice, it will be relevant reading for all students following health studies or healthcare courses, for medical students and medical and healthcare professionals.Notes 1 This difference can easily be explained by the fact that in Australia only orthodox pharmaceuticals are subsidised by the government through the Pharmaceutical Benefit Scheme, and this keeps the direct costs to the patient low byanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Mainstreaming of Complementary and Alternative Medicine|
|Author||:||Philip Tovey, Gary Easthope, Jon Adams|
|Publisher||:||Psychology Press - 2004|