"CAM health professionals
145,000 dual trained doctors and 160,000 CAM practitioners
In the European Union, there are approximately 145,000 dual-trained doctors, i.e. trained in conventional medicine and a particular CAM modality. CAM is also increasingly practised by dentists and veterinarians. CAM modalities include acupuncture, anthroposophic medicine, ayurvedic medicine, herbal medicine/phytotherapy, homeopathy, naturopathy, osteopathy, chiropractic and traditional Chinese or Tibetan medicine among others. They all may be integrated into patient care within the context of general medical practice, conventional specialist practice or full-time CAM practice."