Doctors and Nurses Use CAM More than the Public

submitted by: admin on 09/20/2013

Three of every four US healthcare workers use CAM for prevention. MDs and RNs used CAM services more than their assistants. Thirty eight percent of the US uses CAM services such as supplements, meditation, chiropractic, Pilates, Ayurveda, and Chinese medicine. The reasons healthcare workers used CAM was for back, neck, and joint pain.

Yet only 1.5% of total medical expenditures account for CAM services. Om 2007, 38 million adults made about 350 million visits to CAM practitioners at a cost of $12 billion.

 

 

 

 

Doctors and Nurses Use CAM More than the Public

Part of...
Program Figures
3551 Members
7 Wellness Coaches
2599 Articles
42 Blog posts
19 Blog comments

Keywords for this Article