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National health policy

Complementary and alternative medicine

  • American Institute of Homeopathy [r]: Formed earlier than the American Medical Association, a group that describes itself as a "trade association of medical and osteopathic physicians, dentists, advanced practice nurses and physician assistants dedicated to the practice, promotion and improvement of homeopathic medicine" [e]
  • Acupuncture [r]: A form of alternative medicine that involves inserting and manipulating needles into 'acupuncture points' on the body with the aim of restoring health and well-being. [e]
  • Chiropractic [r]: A complementary, alternative health-care profession that aims to heal using manual therapies on the spine and extremities. [e]
    • Chiropractic History [r]: Founded in 1885 by D. D. Palmer, the field grew through various controversies from a personal philosophy to a professionalized discipline. [e]
  • Complementary and alternative medicine [r]: Set of therapies and treatments not considered mainstream or scientific. [e]
  • Integrative medicine [r]: Organized health care that involves willing cooperation between mainstream and complementary medicine [e]

Medical education

Ethics

  • Capital punishment [r]: The practice of punishment of a crime through state-sanctioned killing. [e]
  • Euthanasia [r]: The act of assisting in the death of an animal or patient, often to end suffering for an incurable disease; a painless death; sometimes called a mercy killing which may or may not be legal. [e]
  • Informed consent [r]: Agreement, by the person affected or his surrogate, to make a knowledgeable decision consenting to participation in a medical treatment or research trial [e]
  • Tuskegee Syphilis Study [r]: Clinical study conducted in the 1930s in Tuskegee, Alabama, by the US Public Health Service, into syphilis for research related to the natural progression of the untreated disease. [e]
  • Torture [r]: The infliction of mental or physical pain, for punishment or as an interrogation technique. [e]

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