Holistic and Patient-Centered Care

The use of complementary and alternative therapies in the treatment of cancer patients, terminal patients, and many other types of patients is steadily increasing. The Resources also contain much information about the various alternative therapies currently being used.
For this Discussion, you will consider alternative therapies and discuss the challenges associated with them.
To prepare for this Discussion:
Review the Resources pertaining to alternative therapies. Select one of the following areas where alternative therapies are being used: Cancer treatment Cancer symptom management End-of-life care Palliative care Find at least one scholarly journal article discussing alternative therapies in your chosen subtopic.