People who believe that the practice of medicine should be limited to methods and procedures that meet available scientific standards of safety and efficacy, complementary methods used in the art of patient care that have compatible rationales, and conduct that is consistent with established ethical principles,* are justifiably concerned about the proliferation of alternative medicine … [...]
William T Jarvis
William T. Jarvis, PhD, is a retired Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California, and cofounder and Past-President of the National Council against Health Fraud.
Calling physicians’ attention to the fact that there are many different kinds of health entrepreneurs out there promoting a wide variety of potent remedies to their patients should motivate them to become better informed about this problem. [...]