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Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine ›› 2008, Vol. 6 ›› Issue (3): 239-242.doi: 10.3736/jcim20080303

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Analysis of international application of complementary and alternative medicine

Jun-ying Fu()   

  1. Research Center for Strategic Science and Technology Issue, Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China, Beijing 100038
  • Received:2008-01-09 Online:2008-03-20 Published:2008-03-15
  • Contact: JY Fu E-mail:fujunying@istic.ac.cn

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is an important part of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in the world medical market. The basis of globalization of TCM was to make sure the current situation of CAM and the role that TCM plays. It will improve the application and reputation of TCM by analyzing the global usage rate, sort of diseases, social-demographic characteristics of users and medical economics of CAM.

Key words: internationality, complementary and alternative medicine, traditional Chinese medicine

CLC Number: 

  • R-013
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