Table 5

Indications for offering CAM.

Indication

Norway

Denmark


Acupuncture

Pain: Back pain, pain in neck/shoulder/muscles/joints/stomach/pelvic region, headache, migraine, sciatic pain

Pain: pelvic pain, muscular pain or chronic pain like sciatic pain,

For pregnancy/giving birth: retended placenta, inadequate milk production, tension, induction of birth, ovum harvesting, nausea, vomiting, infertility, pain

For pregnancy/giving birth: nausea, ovum harvesting, infertility, pain

Other: insomnia, arthritis, post-operative and chemotherapy-induced nausea, anxiety, diabetes and relaxation

Other: oedema, anxiety, stepping down doses of medicine, chemotherapy-induced nausea

Other CAM therapies

Pelvic tension, colic, anxiety, ADHD, behaviour problems, nausea, substance abuse and allergy

Not answered


Salomonsen et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2011 11:4   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-11-4

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