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Table 5 Indications for offering CAM.

From: Use of complementary and alternative medicine at Norwegian and Danish hospitals

  Indication  
  Norway Denmark
Acupuncture Pain: Back pain, pain in neck/shoulder/muscles/joints/stomach/pelvic region, headache, migraine, sciatic pain Pain: pelvic pain, muscular pain or chronic pain like sciatic pain,
  For pregnancy/giving birth: retended placenta, inadequate milk production, tension, induction of birth, ovum harvesting, nausea, vomiting, infertility, pain For pregnancy/giving birth: nausea, ovum harvesting, infertility, pain
  Other: insomnia, arthritis, post-operative and chemotherapy-induced nausea, anxiety, diabetes and relaxation Other: oedema, anxiety, stepping down doses of medicine, chemotherapy-induced nausea
Other CAM therapies Pelvic tension, colic, anxiety, ADHD, behaviour problems, nausea, substance abuse and allergy Not answered