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Medical Treatment

REX AHDAR and IAN LEIGH

in Religious Freedom in the Liberal State

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253623
eISBN:
9780191719769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253623.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines some of the many difficult issues arising in the medico-legal area insofar as they have a religious dimension or implicate the religious liberty of the persons seeking or ... More


Limits of Science and Boundaries of Access: Alternative Health Care

E. Haavi Morreim

in Medicine and Social Justice: Essays on the Distribution of Health Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744206
eISBN:
9780190267551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744206.003.0035
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines whether complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) should be covered by health insurance. It first considers the philosophical and practical obstacles to science in medicine ... More


Alternative Medicine

David Ellis

in Death and the Author: How D. H. Lawrence Died, and Was Remembered

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199546657
eISBN:
9780191701443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546657.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores alternative medicine treatment. When there is no effective and simple drug treatment for a disease, assuming drug treatment can ever be simple, and when the surgical options are ... More


Reassessment

John S. Haller

in Shadow Medicine: The Placebo in Conventional and Alternative Therapies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169042
eISBN:
9780231537704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169042.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter concludes that most complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies have failed to meet the standards demanded by the evidence-based pyramid. Those few that have succeeded in ... More


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