This is reflection paper. At the beginning i need to say about my initial attitude to CAT.I can say that i have positive attitude toward CAT. I was growing up in a family where it was some sceptical opinion about traditional medicine. In my professional practice our patients have some exposure to prayer and exercises. I work in LTAC hospital. Personally, i have experience in yoga classes and massage therapy. I need to tell about that (about personal exposure and professional to CAT).
Then, I need to tell about how CAT can fit with traditional medicine. I think that CAT can fit with traditional medicine. Then, I need to tell how CAT can affect a patient. Good or bad. Can it be harmful.
Then, which ethical implications can be considered?
My Initial Attitude about Complementary and Alternative Medicine Name: Instructor: Institution: Date: Overview Every river has a source. Similarly, each person has roots. Simply put, we can trace our origins to particular societies and cultures that we belong to. Within these cultural setups, we find distinctive ways of doing things. The most outstanding of all is the ways in which various cultures treat the sick. Way before the foundations of conventional medicine, people used to have ways in which they can heal or be healed. This is what has also, in turn, laid the foundations for complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). It is quite ironic that there are various critics of CAM, despite the fact that they might as well owe their existence to the successes of CAM at one time in the past. I hold a very positive perception of CAM, due to a combination of factors. These factors are encompassed in both professional and personal experiences. Alternative medicine, even as its name suggests, is the utilization of any medical procedures or practices in healing, which lie outside the realm of conventional medicine. Virtually the entire body of complementary alternative medicine hinges upon culture and traditions thereof. Because earlier generations fully relied on CAM as their main and only method of medical treatment, it is, therefore, evident that CAM as a discipline is useful and worth embrac