Complementary medicine in palliative care

Vitetta, L. and Sali, A. (2006) Complementary medicine in palliative care. Australian Family Physician, 35 10: 783-783.

Author Vitetta, L.
Sali, A.
Title Complementary medicine in palliative care
Journal name Australian Family Physician   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0300-8495
Publication date 2006-10-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Volume 35
Issue 10
Start page 783
End page 783
Total pages 1
Place of publication South Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Publisher Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
Language eng
Subject 1104 Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Abstract This is the eighth of a series of articles looking at the available evidence for complementary medicine relating to the theme topic in Australian Family Physician. For patients facing an incurable and life threatening illness such as cancer, decisions that lead to the use of complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) are often seen as pragmatic and a last resort when mainstream medicine has nothing left to offer.
Keyword Vitamin E - therapeutic use
Palliative treatment
Omega-3 fatty acids - therapeutic use
Terminal care
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

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