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Article; Journal Article 
Ostermaier, Agnes; Barth, Niklas; Linde, Klaus 
How German general practitioners justify their provision of complementary and alternative medicine - a qualitative study. 
BACKGROUND: Many German general practitioners (GPs) use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in their daily work although most CAM procedures are controversial from an academic point of view. OBJECTIVE: We aimed to investigate how GPs justify their use of CAM. METHODS: We performed semi-structured, individual face-to-face interviews with 20 purposively sampled, experienced GPs providing primary care within the framework of the German statutory health insurance system. A grounded theory a...    »
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BMC Complement Med Ther 
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Lehrstuhl für Allgemeinmedizin (Prof. Schneider) (keine SAP-Zuordnung!)