Guidelines on Developing Consumer Information on Proper Use of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicine
(2004; 109 pages) View the PDF document
Table of Contents
View the documentAcknowledgements
View the documentForeword
View the documentPreface
View the documentGlossary
Open this folder and view contents1. General Considerations
Open this folder and view contents2. Development of Consumer Information
Open this folder and view contents3. General Principles and Activities for Ensuring Reliable TM/CAM Information
Close this folder4. Topics to Consider when Developing Consumer Information Promoting Proper Use of TM/CAM
View the document4.1 General information
View the document4.2 Where to find reliable information
View the document4.3 How to identify reliable information
Open this folder and view contents4.4 TM/CAM medication therapies
Close this folder4.5 Procedure-based TM/CAM therapies
View the document4.5.1 Therapeutic claims
View the document4.5.2 Precautions
View the document4.6 Practitioners
View the document4.7 Pricing and health insurance coverage
View the document5. Use of this Publication
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4.5 Procedure-based TM/CAM therapies

Procedure-based therapies use various techniques primarily without the use of medication therapies to provide health care. These include acupuncture and related techniques, manual therapies (e.g. massage, chiropractic, naprapathy and osteopathy, qi gong, tai ji quan, naturopathy), thermal medicine and other physical, mental, spiritual and mind-body based therapies.

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