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Complementary and alternative medicine for children: does it work?
  1. K J Kemper
  1. Center for Holistic Pediatric Education and Research, Childrens Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
  1. Dr Kemperkemper_k{at}


Paediatric use of complementary and alternative medicine is common and increasing, particularly for the sickest children. This review discusses the various options available including dietary supplements, hypnosis, massage, chiropractic, and acupuncture.

  • complementary medicine
  • alternative medicine
  • holistic medicine
  • dietary supplement
  • review
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