This slide presentation, and the narrated video version, are part of a talk given at the annual convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association. The subject was whether or not one can apply the approach of evidence-based medicine to complementary and alternative medical practices. The presentation reviews some of the philosophical principles underlying both approaches and discusses potential areas of conflict between them.
A slightly more detailed examination of the subject will also be available as a commentary in the upcoming August 15th issue of the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
McKenzie, BA. Is complementary and alternative medicine compatible with evidence-based medicine? Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 2012;241(4):421-6.
Slide Presentation (Powerpoint):
Can Complementary and Alternative Medicine be Evidence-Based Medicine?
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