Letters Complementary medicine

Regulating the irregular is a contradiction

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a795 (Published 15 July 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a795
  1. Luc Bonneux, epidemiologist
  1. 12511 CV The Hague, Netherlands
  1. Bonneux{at}nidi.nl

    In a recent Dutch report, complementary and alternative medicine is called “irregular medicine.”1 Calling irregular medicine “complementary and alternative medicine” is tantamount to calling astrology “complementary and alternative astronomy.” I would not advise the public to fly …

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