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Time to Talk About CAM: Health Care Providers and Patients Need To Ask and Tell
Date:6/9/2008

new CAM therapy, ask your health care

providers about its safety, effectiveness, and possible interactions

with medicines (both prescription and over-the-counter).

Provider Tips for Discussing CAM with Patients

-- Include a question about CAM use on medical history forms.

-- Ask your patients to bring a list of all therapies they use, including

prescription, over-the-counter, herbal therapies, and other CAM

practices.

-- Have your medical staff initiate the conversation.

For more information on Time to Talk, to order or download materials, or to read the full NCCAM/AARP report on CAM use communication, please visit nccam.nih.gov/timetotalk/.

The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine's mission is to explore complementary and alternative medical practices in the context of rigorous science, train CAM researchers, and disseminate authoritative information to the public and professionals. For additional information, call NCCAM's Clearinghouse toll-free at 1-888-644-6226, or visit nccam.nih.gov.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) -- The Nation's Medical Research Agency -- includes 27 institutes and centers and is a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It is the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting basic, clinical, and translational medical research, and it investigates the causes, treatments, and cures for both common and rare diseases. For more information about NIH and its programs, visit http://www.nih.gov.


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