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Prim Care. 1997 Dec;24(4):715-21. doi: 10.1016/s0095-4543(05)70306-7.


Thomas Jefferson University Hospital conducted qualitative research to determine consumers' attitudes toward allopathic and alternative medicine. Results suggest that patients undergoing both allopathic and alternative treatment simultaneously often do not trust their allopathic physicians enough to discuss their alternative treatment.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Attitude to Health*
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Complementary Therapies*
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Female
  • Focus Groups
  • Health Behavior*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Patient Care Team
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Pennsylvania