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Unique place of Kampo (Japanese traditional medicine) in complementary and alternative medicine: a survey of doctors belonging to the regional medical association in Japan

Unique place of Kampo (Japanese traditional medicine) in complementary and alternative medicine: a survey of doctors belonging to the regional medical association in Japan

Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine 194(1): 55-63

Although there are various kinds of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies, it is conjectured that medical doctors consider individual CAM therapies to be heterogeneous in nature. Therefore, to investigate the relationship among Kampo (Japanese traditional medicine) and other CAM, a survey using a structured, self-administered questionnaire was performed between February and April 1999 for 540 randomly selected doctors of the Kyoto Medical Association (KMA).

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PMID: 11556734

DOI: 10.1620/tjem.194.55

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