Complementary Medicine Today provides an examination of current British medical practice and demonstrates the ways in which the social sciences can clarify some of the practical, political, and ethical issues raised by alternative health care.
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Table of ContentsList of tables and figures. Acknowledgements. Introduction: The scope of this book. Part I. Using Complementary Medicine. 1. Who uses complementary medicine?. 2. Decisions about treatment; some useful concepts. 3. Using complementary medicine; a local study. 4.
Satisfactions and dissatisfactions; consumers and patients. Part II. Practising complementary Medicine. 5. The national context. 6. Professions, power and the patient; some core useful concepts. 7. Practising complementary medicine; a local study. 8. The politics of complementary
medicine. Conclusion. Glossary. References.