Question: We encounter patients after they have explored various avenues of self-help. At times, these avenues involve the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Our readings this week are very helpful.
- Select a common (or not so common) illness or condition that affects a specific ethnic group.
- Identify two (2) CAM therapies that patients are likely to try before seeking (or in addition to) allopathic, osteopathic, or ayurvedic medical intervention for the illness or condition.
- Discuss the effectiveness of each therapy you identified.
Answer: CAM therapies may be effective in controlling unpredictable pain episodes…….