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Poster

Description

Integrative medicine (IM) is an approach to care that puts the patient at the center and addresses the full range of physical, emotional, mental, social, spiritual and environmental influences that affect a person’s health (Rakel, 2017). Commonly, IM is associated with complementary and alternative medicine therapies (CAM). These are two separate entities. CAM is one of the modalities used in integrative medicine.

Department

Physician Assistant Studies

Degree Name

Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS)

Publication Date

2018

Keywords

Integrative medicine; primary care; complementary therapies; alternative therapies; patient-centered care

Disciplines

Alternative and Complementary Medicine | Integrative Medicine | Primary Care

Integrative Medicine in Primary Care

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