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Managing discussions of nontraditional therapies with your patientsAug 5, 2009 09:30 EDT
General consensus among practitioners is that "natural" or "naturopathic" therapies have shown little or no evidence-based value and in many cases may prove harmful. How do you manage discussions with a patient who is interested in such nontraditional therapies, such as vitamin therapy? Is there an effective way to balance sensitivity to their interest with communication of the hard facts about these therapies? What is your approach?