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Current Issues Regarding Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in the United States

Part 3: Policies and Practices Regarding Dietary Supplements In Health Care Facilities
C. Lee Ventola, MS
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Despite the increased acceptance of CAM and integrative medicine, many inpatient institutions have not established formal policies concerning their use. In the final article of this series, the challenges of integrating CAM (such as what to do about patients bringing dietary supplements into the hospital) are discussed.