32 minutes | Oct 14th 2020

#77 Complimentary and Alternative Medicine (CAM): At the Bedside Segment

What leads patients to search for alternative treatments than those offered in Western Medicine? How can we provide patients with safer complimentary interventions? How do we prioritize what is important in our patients health?

Show notes, Transcript and References: https://www.coreimpodcast.com/2020/10/15/approach-to-patients-with-cam-beliefs/

Time stamps:

  • 01:49 Intro
  • 04:54 What is CAM
  • 06:29 Prevalence of CAM
  • 08:01 Holistic approach to patient care
  • 11:09 Patient empowerment
  • 14:38 Integrating CAM
  • 18:34 Risks and Benefits
  • 19:50 Caution patients
  • 22:29 Indirect Risk
  • 23:45 Big Picture
  • 26:04 Therapeutic Alliance
  • 27:27 Conclusion

Tags: IM Core, CoreIM, supplements, homeopathic, naturopathic, Ayurvedic medicine, mind-body interventions, massage, acupuncture, and chiropractic manipulation, qi gong and Reiki