Scientific Medicine vs. Holistic Medicine


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This term describes a type of medicine used in addition to conventional treatment, in order to supplement medical treatment:

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1. Which of the following is NOT another term used for 'scientific medicine'?

2. Which of the following is NOT a type of alternative medicine?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are two main areas of medical practice, and this worksheet and quiz are designed to test your understanding about scientific and holistic medicine. Quiz questions will ask you about scientific medical processes and holistic medical practices.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on these concepts in the assessment:

  • Alternative medicinal products
  • When science-based medicine was developed
  • What holistic medicine treats
  • Area of medical practice that supplements conventional medical treatment

Skills Practiced

You will be proficient in these skills after using this worksheet and quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about scientific and holistic medicine from the related lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the use of holistic medicine in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the development of science-based medicine and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about alternative medicinal products

Additional Learning

Find out more about the development of these types of medicine by viewing the lesson called Scientific Medicine vs. Holistic Medicine. The lesson will develop your knowledge of these key objectives:

  • Understand the educational difference between science-based doctors and other medical providers
  • Define the numerical method
  • Know the history and development of the holistic approach to medical treatment
  • Identify two types of holistic medicine