Journal article

Medical students use, attitudes towards, and knowledge of complementary and alternative medicine: A scoping review

Sarah Brown, Justin LC Bilszta

The Asia Pacific Scholar | Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Abstract

Introduction: Use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is popular in the general population and medical practitioners may not be fully equipped in their knowledge of CAM to advise patients appropriately. The aim of this paper was to perform a scoping review of current literature describing undergraduate medical student use, attitudes, and knowledge of CAM as a means of better understanding the educational needs of these students. Methods: A systematic search of Medline, PubMed and the Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) databases with keywords related to “complementary and alternative medicine” and “undergraduate medical students” for relevant articles published until Au..

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