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NURS222: Pharmacology: Alternative Medicine

This course guide has links to resources for the online discussion posts and in class discussions.

Alternative Medicine

                                      Learn about complementary, alternative, and integrative health!  View a short video about some of the myths about alternative medicine.  There are 2 articles that provide more in depth information. The article in Nursing Clinics of North America is a "review" article. A "review" article is similar to reading a chapter in a book; it gives a broad overview of a topic. This article provides an overview of how different herbal therapies may interact with different psychotropic medications. The 2nd article in the Journal of AOAC International has some interesting information about the use of herbs and spices for medicinal purposes. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health is part of the National Institutes of Health. 

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Video: Myths about Alternative Medicine You Should Know

Mayo Clinic. (2020, January 28). Myths about alternative medicine you should know. (Video: 1.47 minutes)

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