In many areas of the world, including sections of the United States, patients receive part or all of their health care from physicians trained in the art of traditional Oriental medicine. For example, in Japan it is not at all unusual for a person with an illness, perhaps an eye infection, to visit a "Western-oriented" physician, but then to also visit an Oriental physician and return home with a package of herbs as well as a prescription for antibiotics. Possibly the reason for this dual-physician regimen is that patients do not fully trust either the Oriental or the Western approaches to health care...
Peter O. Im, OD; Robert L. Yolton, PhD, OD
Company: Pacific University
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