Integrative Medicine - Towards the 21st Century -

Author: Atsumi K
Japanese Association for Alternative, Complementary and Traditional Medicine (JACT) (Tokyo, Japan)
Conference/Journal: J Intl Soc Life Info Science
Date published: 2002
Other: Volume ID: 20 , Issue ID: 2 , Pages: 303 , Word Count: 72

After the end of the old science of the 20th century, the 21st century shows a new era focused on human coexistent relationship. We need a new medical system, Integrative Medicine, beyond the gap between Eastern and Western medicine. The new humanistic medical system should be constructed by harmonized collaboration with modern Western medicine and Alternative, Complementary & Traditional Medicine for success.
Keywords: integrative medical care, alternative, complementary & traditional (ACTM), modern Western medicine