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When a therapy is widely taught in health education, used in hospitals, or reimbursed by insurance, the NH does not considerate it a complementary therapy. (Points : 1)
True
False


2. Which term fits this description best: A system that treats with opposites such as anti-inflammatories, antihypertensives, painkillers, and surgery. (Points : 1)
traditional medicine
allopathic medicine
holistic healthcare
integrative healthcare


3. The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) has established five domains that it uses to classify complementary therapies and healing practices. Please select all of the appropriate domains below: (Points : 1)
Alternative Medical Systems
Biologically-Based Therapies
Chemically-Based Therapies
Manipulative and Body-Based Methods
Energy Therapies
Chiropractic Medicine
Mind-Body Interventions


4. In which of the NCCAM-defined domains would clinical aromatherapy (also known as essential oils) best fit? (Points : 1)
Alternative Medical Systems
Mind-Body Interventions
Biologically-Based Therapies
Manipulative and Body-based Methods
Energy Therapies


5. Identify the reasons why the NCCAM five-domain classification is limited in its usefulness. Select all that apply. (Points : 1)
Many complementary approaches and healing practices are not easily categorized.
Many complementary therapies are part of mainstream healthcare now.
Classification of complementary therapies sometimes changes as our understanding does.
Most systems of medicine (one of the domains) incorporate practices that fall into each of the other classifications.


6. According to the Eisenberg 1988 study, how did the number of visits American made to complementary providers compare to the number of visits they made to primary care physicians? (Points : 1)
Americans made more visits to complementary providers.
Americans visited complementary providers in about the same numbers as they visited primary care physicians.
Americans visited primary care physicians twice as much.
Americans visited primary care physicians ten times as much.


7. What percentage of American adults has used at least one complementary therapy or healing practice in their life? (Points : 1)
10%
30%
50%
70%


8. Identify the factors that have contributed to the rise of allopathic medicine in the U.S. Select all that apply. (Points : 1)
Strong organizational skills
The economic power of the pharmaceutical industry
Government regulation of allowed medical curriculum after the Flexner report
Major scientific contributions


9. Therapies such as meditation, imagery, support of groups, music, humor, journaling, caring-based approaches, massage, touch, healing touch, active listening, and presence have been practiced by nurses throughout time. (Points : 1)
True
False


10. Less than 50% of common allopathic practices are supported by double-blind, placebo-controlled studies. (Points : 1)
True
False


11. The number of randomized trials in complementary therapies and healing practices has not increased much since 1965. (Points : 1)
True
False


12. What might be the economic impacts of acupuncture, in combination with routine physical and occupational therapy, on the 12-month outcomes for acute, severe stroke patients? Select all that apply. (Points : 1)
Decreased need for further surgery or procedures
Decreased need for antidepressant prescription
Improved quality of life
Decreased placement rates into long-term care


13. Which of the following are disadvantages of licensing complementary therapy providers? Select all that apply. (Points : 1)
High costs to providers of low-risk practices
Protection of the public where unlicensed practice poses serious risks
Simplification of credibility and reimbursement issues
Removal from practice of many skilled practitioners who do not have the specific therapy license


14. Which of the following forms of regulation do healthcare facilities and third party payers use? Select all that apply. (Points : 1)
Accreditation
Credentialing
Privileging
Permits


15. What two complementary therapies are the most often covered by insurance? (Points : 1)
Massage therapy and vitamin therapy
Relaxation therapy and botanical medicines
Clinical aromatherapy and hypnosis
Chiropractic treatment and acupuncture


16. What are the advantages to employers of including complementary therapies under insurance plans? Select all that apply. (Points : 1)
Increase job satisfaction
Improve employee recruitment and retention
Reduce pharmaceutical use and side effects
Employ more complementary providers
Lower unit costs


17. Read the scenario below, then decide which word best describes what the provider is doing: “I agree that garlic might help your blood pressure, but you should avoid taking it right now because you are taking coumadin. Like coumadin, garlic is a blood thinner, so it is not safe to take both.” (Points : 1)
Promote
Permit
Protect
Partner


18. What do patients commonly think about their conventional healthcare providers’ attitudes towards and knowledge about complementary therapies? Select all that apply. (Points : 1)
The provider is interested
The provider is uninterested
The provider is able to contribute useful information
The provider is unable or unwilling to contribute useful information
The provider has a positive attitude
The provider has a negative attitude


19. Read the scenario below, then decide which word best describes what the provider is doing. “You might also want to consider taking our stress reduction class. That should help you sleep better as well.” (Points : 1)
Protect
Permit
Promote
Partner


20. We should integrate complementary therapies and healing practices into our conventional biomedical model by taking the best tools and therapies from other cultures or healing systems and applying them in an allopathic manner. (Points : 1)
True
False





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Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Owen replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Owen :

1. True

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2. holistic

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3.

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3. All of them

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4. Mind- body

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theres 20 questions

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5. All of them

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6. Primary care visits 10x as much

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7. 30%

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8.

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8. All of them

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9.

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9. True

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10. True

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11. True

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12. All of them

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13. All of them

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14. All of them

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15. Chiropractic and acupuncture

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16. All of them

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17. Protect

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18.

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18. Uninterested

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19. Promote

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20. True

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I hope this helps

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#19 and 20

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r u there

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Yes - what about 19 and 20

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Answer to 19: Promote

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20. True

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I hope this helps, please click on ACCEPT, thank you

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i have more questions

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Can you ask them on a separate question since I answered 20 questions here

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