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Use of complementary and alternative medicine among adults with epilepsy in a university epilepsy clinic in Poland.

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Summary of "Use of complementary and alternative medicine among adults with epilepsy in a university epilepsy clinic in Poland."

The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is becoming increasingly prevalent both in general population and patients with chronic diseases. The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence, reasons, and factors influencing the use of CAM in Polish patients with epilepsy (PWE).

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Name: Epilepsy & behavior : E&B
ISSN: 1525-5069
Pages: 40-44

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