Integrative Medicine and Systemic Outcomes Research – (02-04-02)

Integrative Medicine and Systemic Outcomes Research

This is a very thought provoking article that highlights some concerns that I have with the whole concept of integration or complementation with mainstream and alternative care. I personally believe that, while the paths intersect at various points, the basic belief of alternative vs Western medicine clashes. Alternative views the patient as a whole, looking at how organ systems interact and believe that disease comes from dysregulation from within. Western medicine views the patients’ body as merely a battleground on which chemicals and procedures battle against an invader in the patient’s body.

Integrative Medicine and Systemic Outcomes Research: Issues in the Emergence of a New Model for Primary Health Care.

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.