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HERC Health Economics Seminar

The Cost-Effectiveness of Complementary and Alternative Treatments to Reduce Pain


by Patricia Herman, ND, PhD ; Stephanie Taylor, PhD, MPH
Seminar date: 2/15/2017

Description: Chronic musculoskeletal disorder pain, such as head, neck, shoulder, knee, facial, joint, and back pain, is highly prevalent among Veterans and costly to treat. Some complementary and integrative health (CIH, formerly complementary and alternative medicine or CAM) therapies appear effective in treating pain and its comorbidities. This study is examining the cost effectiveness of CIH in reducing musculoskeletal disorder pain and its comorbidities among Veterans All researchers and clinicians interested in cost effectiveness, complementary and integrative health, or pain



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