Is it ethical for medical practitioners to prescribe alternative and complementary treatments that may lack an evidence base?

Vicki Kotsirilos
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (8): . || doi: 10.5694/mja11.10877
Published online: 17 October 2011

To the Editor: I am concerned that the viewpoints by Dwyer1 and Pirotta2 were published without establishing a clear definition of “complementary and alternative medicine” (CAM).

  • Vicki Kotsirilos

  • Whole Health Medical Clinic, Melbourne, VIC.


Competing interests:

I was the Founder and Founding President of the Australasian Integrative Medicine Association.


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