CAM—Application and Caution
term “alternative medicine” implies that CAM treatments fall outside
the realm of medicine.
South University Online Library or the Internet, research on the following
practices included under CAM:
your experiences and knowledge in the health care field, answer the following
Does the promotion or lack of promotion of
CAM techniques confirm this gap in healing modalities? Explain how?
Why might traditional health care providers
be reluctant in suggesting or implementing CAM techniques?
The side effects of traditional medicines are
becoming increasingly referenced, especially in the media. Conversely, one
rarely hears about the cautions of selecting alternative treatments, leading
individuals to seek more natural treatments found in CAM practice. What is the
problem of polarizing healing techniques in this way?
will apply the knowledge and techniques of CAM models, specifically traditional
Chinese medicine, including herbal medicine for a selected illness. Using the
perspective of traditional allopathic medicine, answer the following questions:
What is the overall philosophy behind the
According to the treatment paradigm, what are
the possible causes of the patient’s symptoms?
What additional information may the
What interventions may be utilized through
these methods (how will the condition be treated)?
What are the benefits and risks of using
these methods of treatment?
on your understanding, create a 5- to 6-page Microsoft Word document that
includes the answers to all the above questions.
response should adhere to the following guidelines:
It should have 5- to 6-pages not including a
cover page, an abstract and a reference list.
There should be a title or a cover page.
The title or the cover page must be followed
by an abstract of 100–200 words.
The paper must use the APA style for citing
sources and references.
The paper must have a minimum of eight
current references. Note that primary, peer-reviewed references are preferred.
a separate page, cite any sources you used in the APA format. Click.apastyle.org/about-apa-style.aspx”>here to learn
how to cite sources using APA guidelines.
Note: Peer-reviewed refers to the articles
reviewed and approved by author’s professional peers who are experts on that
your responses with reasoning and examples.