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ECH (European Committee for Homeopathy)

ECPM (European Council of Doctors for Plurality in Medicine)

ICMART (International Council of Medical Acupuncture and Related Techniques)

IVAA (International Federation of Anthroposophic Medical Associations)

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Updated 17.12.15


CAMDOC response to CPME position paper on CAM (pdf)

CAM 2020
The contribution of Complementary and Alternative Medicine to sustainable healthcare in Europe(pdf)

Model Guidelines for the Practice of Complementary Therapies (CAM) by Medical Doctors in the European Union


Observational Studies in Acupuncture

(list not-exhaustive)
- Linde K, Weidenhammer W, Streng A, Hoppe A, Melchart D. (2006) Acupuncture for osteoarthritic pain: an observational study in routine care. Rheumatology (Oxford), 45:222-227
- Melchart D, Weidenhammer W, Streng A, Hoppe A, Pfaffenrath V, Linde K. (2006) Acupuncture for chronic headaches–an epidemiological study. Headache, 46:632-641
- Linde K, Streng A, Hoppe A, Weidenhammer W, Wagenpfeil S, Melchart D. (2007) Randomized trial vs. observational study of acupuncture for migraine found that patient characteristics differed but outcomes were similar. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 60:280-287
- Weidenhammer W, Streng A, Linde K, Hoppe A, Melchart D (2007) Acupuncture for chronic pain within the research program of 10 German Health Insurance Funds-basic results from an observational study. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 15:238-246
- Weidenhammer W, Linde K, Streng A, Hoppe A, Melchart D (2007) Acupuncture for chronic low back pain in routine care: a multicenter observational study. Clinical Journal of Pain, 23:128-135.