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complementary

, complemental
1. forming a mathematical complement
2. Maths Logic (of a pair of sets, etc.) mutually exclusive and exhaustive, each being the complement of the other
3. (of genes) producing an effect in association with other genes

complementary

[‚käm·plə′men·trē]
(electronics)
Having pnp and npn or p- and n- channel semiconductor elements on or within the same integrated-circuit substrate or working together in the same functional amplifier state.
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7 million to herbal and complementary medicine research.
This book is a necessary resource for nurses both in practice and in research who wish to learn more about complementary care therapies.
Most holistic practitioners use methods that are considered complementary and alternative, but their philosophies and practices may vary, so make sure your interests match those of the provider you select.
DPP has launched a new campaign, Talking About Complementary Medicine, as part of Ask About Medicines Week to provide more information on the subject and encourage communication between doctors and patients.
DPP spokesman Dr Terry John said: "Patients and health professionals are crying out for more information on complementary medicine.
Its review journal Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies--FACT, provides reports and comments on recent publications from a large number of distinguished editorial board members (www.
To provide integrated care, the health care system requires licensed health care providers--or training for existing providers--in one or more types of complementary care.
Will Eisenberg's complementary and alternative medicine program at Harvard succeed in setting research into exotic and nontraditional medical methods on a firm scientific foundation?
Most importantly, these are complementary technologies based on a universal interconnect, where Serial-Attached SCSI customers can choose to deploy cost-effective Serial ATA in a Serial-Attached SCSI environment.
Nationally, more and more Americans--as many as 42 percent according to one recent estimate--are using Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) approaches for their health care needs.
Fortunately, says Kreitzer, "our country's health care system is shifting from managed care to personal medical savings accounts, which will give consumers the freedom to spend a portion of their health care dollars on complementary approaches to healing, if they choose.
The simple fact that medical schools are taking it seriously has lent alternative and complementary medicine an air of legitimacy.

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