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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 294638, 10 pages
Research Article

Herbal Medicine in Primary Healthcare in Germany: The Patient's Perspective

1Department of General Practice and Health Services Research, University Hospital Heidelberg, Voßstraße 2, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
2Family Medicine Practice, Academic Teaching Practice, University of Heidelberg, Hauptstraße 120, 69168 Wiesloch, Germany

Received 24 August 2012; Accepted 12 December 2012

Academic Editor: Annie Shirwaikar

Copyright © 2012 Stefanie Joos et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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