Chinese traditional medicine or also known as CTM uses a combination of folk, and herbal medicines, as well as acupuncture. This is based on the notion of harmony and balance, and employing the ideas of moderation and prevention. Herbal medicine is given as teas, differing the patients.
Seems healthcare workers are aware of many of the pitfalls of modern medicine and are embracing more holistic modalities. holistic medicine focuses on health, whereas conventional medicine focuses on disease.
The authors took statistics straight from the most respected medical and scientific journals and investigative reports by the Institutes of Medicine (IOM). 40 million Medicare patients' records from 2007 through 2009. In that research the scientists.
had found that 1/9 of the patients had developed a hospital-acquired infection. Which killed 48,000 patients and ramped up health care costs by $8.1 billion in 2006 alone.