Complementary and alternative medicine: Part 2-evidence and implications for GPs Academic Article uri icon


  • This second article in a 2 part series exploring the issues around the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in the Australian general practice context gives an overview of the available evidence for the benefits and risks of CAM, and how to access that evidence. It also outlines an approach to addressing the ethical considerations for general practitioners using CAM or discussing CAM with their patients.

publication date

  • December 1, 2005