Journal of Perioperative Medicine

Journal of Perioperative Medicine
Open Access

ISSN: 2684-1290

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Suadad J Al-Daboony

Department of Community Medicine, Center Pediatric Hospital, Baghdad, Iraq

  • Commentary Article   
    Overview on Integration of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in a Major Pediatric Disease
    Author(s): Suadad J Al-Daboony*

    Introduction: Complementary and alternative medicine very popular in Iraq, it’s used from many age group but a little data is available about uses of traditional medicine especially in pediatric. Methods: The aim of this study to measure the prevalence of Complementary and Alternative Medicine CAM (one type of CAM called saqua) use in acutely sick children (complaining from gastro intestinal symptom) and factors associated with it. This is a cross-sectional study, hospital-based study in a tertiary center of Baghdad City- Iraq from the first January 2018 to January 2019. Children admitted to a pediatric unit during the study period were assessed using a specially designed questionnaire, interview with one of child’s family almost the mother or grandmother, face to face interview. Data were analyzed using SPSS (sta.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2684-1290.22.5.122

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