Last updated on September 2018

The Use of Alternative Medicine by Palliative Care Patients


Brief description of study

Palliative care centres in Lyon, France as well as the disclosure of Complementary and Alternative Medicine and conventional healthcare use to conventional and Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioners respectively.

These aims will be achieved through the following objectives:

  1. Describe the prevalence of Complementary and Alternative Medicine practitioner and product use in the outpatient population of palliative care centres in Lyon, France
  2. Describe the characteristics of Complementary and Alternative Medicine users the outpatient population of palliative care centres in Lyon, France
  3. Estimate the Complementary and Alternative Medicine expenditure of the outpatient population of palliative care centres in Lyon, France
  4. Describe the rates of disclosure of both Complementary and Alternative Medicine and conventional health care to health professionals by the outpatient population of palliative care centres in Lyon, France
  5. Describe the reasons for disclosure or non-disclosure of both Complementary and Alternative Medicine and conventional health care to health professionals by the outpatient population of palliative care centres in Lyon, France

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT03260946

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Henri NAHAPETIAN, Dr

USP de Charmettes - Croix rouge fran aise
Lyon, France

Myriam LEGENNE, Dr

Service E.M.S.P. Groupement Hospitalier Nord - H pital de la Croix-Rousse
Lyon, France

Marilène FILBET, Pr

Centre de Soins Palliatifs Lyon-Sud Pavillon 1K - Centre Hospitalier Lyon-Sud
Pierre-Bénite, France