Medline ® Abstract for Reference 223
of 'Complementary and alternative therapies for cancer'
Review of reliable information sources related to integrative oncology.
Boddy K, Ernst E
Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 2008;22(4):619.
Health care professionals, patients, and care givers require access to good quality, reliable information about integrative oncology. Despite the vast resources available, it can be difficult to find objective, evidence-based information. This article provides an overview of reliable integrative oncology information from various resources. Selection methods are detailed and evaluation performed using a validated instrument. Resources that met the selection criteria and produced high evaluation scores are reviewed in detail. Resources include research databases, clinical databases, online information systems, and print media.
Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter, EX2 4NT, UK. firstname.lastname@example.org