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Allopathy

  • By: Dennis J. Dowling
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Modern medicine, as practiced in the United States, has evolved to include licensure for the unlimited scope and practice of medicine to two types of recognized physicians, allopathic (MD) and osteopathic (DO). The terms allopath, allopathy, and allopathic are used to ...

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