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Conducting research in herbal and complementary medicine

Kavanagh, David J. & Sarris, Jerome (2008) Conducting research in herbal and complementary medicine. Australian Journal of Medical Herbalism, 20(1), pp. 17-26.

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Abstract

This paper outlines information and advice on how a practitioner can formally pursue research pertaining to herbal or complementary medicine. It recommends five practical steps: get advice and acquire skills, find out what other people have done already, consider what research you want to do, decide on a design and finalise a detailed research plan. Enrolling in a postgraduate research degree program is recommended as a way to acquire basic research skills and obtain support for an initial project.

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ID Code: 28649
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Research methods, Herbal medicine, Complementary medicine
ISSN: 1033-8330
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE (110400)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Please consult the authors.
Deposited On: 18 Nov 2009 09:45
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:49

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