"Complementary and alternative medicine for prevention and treatment of the common cold."
Alternative medicine familiar with the patient's traditional values could reassure them or be used as a psychological aid in addition to contemporary treatment or surgery., "Complementary & Alternative Therapies in Nursing."
"Complementary and alternative therapies for pain management in labour."
"Fitness to practise for student nurses: principles, standards and procedures."
"Nurses' knowledge, attitudes, and professional use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM): A survey at five metropolitan hospitals in Adelaide."
Nurse would need an understanding of the pharmacological effects of the medicine to make decisions., "Editorial: The need for complementary and alternative medicine familiarisation in undergraduate nurse education."
Some herbal medicines have actual pharmaceutical effects, and the patient could make better decisions about what to choose.
"Fitness to Practise for Student Nurses: Principles, Standards and Procedures."