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Quality of life in patients treated with Kampo medicine: a complementary alternative to modern medicine



Quality of life in patients treated with Kampo medicine: a complementary alternative to modern medicine



Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 12(8): 799-803



Objective: Kampo (Japanese traditional herbal medicine) is widely used as a complementary medicine for improving the quality of life (QOL) of patients in Japan. We investigated the efficacy of kampo therapy in improving QOL of patients with various diseases and disorders, using the World Health Organization Quality of Life Brief Scale (WHOQOL-BREF).

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PMID: 17034286

DOI: 10.1089/acm.2006.12.799


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