domingo, 2 de agosto de 2009
The Bible of Integrative Medicine
NaturalStandard The Authority on Integrative Medicine, is recognized globally as a major source of information on Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
Founded by clinicians and researchers from the Harvard Medical School and the University of California to provide high quality information, based on evidence.
It is a collaborative multidisciplinary group of international researchers from more than 100 prestigious institutions. With this objective and reliable information will assist the clinician, the patient and the health institutions to make better therapeutic decisions.
Historically information was of poor quality at risk of malpractice, but from 2 decades ago the patient has expanded its use and with the pressure of media and institutions has created this formal discipline.
Now increases the responsibility of the physician, and to guide the patient, applying standards of evidence-based medicine; grade level of evidence are of A-D, where A strong scientific evidence, B = good C =conflicting D =fair negative F =strong negative. Also assess the quality of studies on scale of 0 to 5.
This information is easily accessible to public and non-professional and advanced professional format.
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