Undergraduate teaching of complementary medicine

Peter M Brooks
Med J Aust 2004; 181 (5): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2004.tb06270.x
Published online: 6 September 2004

Some knowledge of complementary and alternative medicine is essential if we are to support patients in making healthcare choices

  • The University of Queensland, Royal Brisbane Hospital, QLD.


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