Complementary Medicine or Alternative Medicine
Read the following statements from your course textbook and answer the following questions:
There is no complementary or alternative medicine (CAM). There is only medicine; medicine that has been tested and found to be safe and effective . . . Medicine that has been tested and not found to be safe and effective . . . and medicine that is plausible but has not been tested . . .
Keeping in view the fact that CAM involves key components that often differ from those of contemporary Western medical practices answer the questions below: