TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.38, no.5, pp.455-463, 2008 (SCI-Expanded)
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TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
Complementary medicine, alternative medicine, herbal medicine, prevalence, ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE, COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE, UNITED-STATES, TRENDS
Bursa Uludag University Affiliated:
Aims: The use and cost of complementary/alternative medicine (CAM) has been gaining in importance worldwide. Herbal medicine is one of the most commonly used methods. To understand the effectiveness, reliability, and quality of CAM and provide standardization in its analysis, its prevalence and the factors influencing its use must be identified. This study was conducted to identify the prevalence of CAM use and the effective factors in our population.