Complementary and alternative medicine and HIV/AIDS. Part II: Selected literature review.

R. C. MacIntyre, W. L. Holzemer

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Abstract

People with HIV/AIDS are using complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) to improve general health, prevent opportunistic infections, treat symptoms, and reduce side effects from biomedical treatments. This paper reviews the research and narrative literature on CAM use in people with HIV/AIDS and covers (1) nutrition; (2) exercise; (3) traditional and ethno-medicine; (4) miscellaneous products; and (5) psychosocial interventions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)25-38
Number of pages14
JournalThe Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care : JANAC
Volume8
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing

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