Author: Joseph Asaminew BSc
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) refers to approaches to health care that falls outside of the medical mainstream. CAM modalities are experiencing growing popularity and use across Canadian society. This article explores the implications of this trend, examining why patients opt for CAM, the status of CAM in the public health care system, and what this may mean for health care practitioners.
Keywords: complementary and alternative medicine, review, canada, therapeutic relationship