Complementary therapies, the placebo effect and the pharmacist
Williamson, E.M. and Rankin-Box, D. (2009) Complementary therapies, the placebo effect and the pharmacist. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 15 (3). pp. 172-179. ISSN 1744-3881
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To link to this item DOI: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2009.06.001
Pharmacists need to know about complementary therapies so they can advise patients on their suitability, and also their compatibility with conventional drugs. This article discusses, from a pharmaceutical perspective, the types of therapies available, their applications and indications, and issues surrounding the placebo effect.