Do patients registered with CAM-trained GPs really use fewer health care resources and live longer? A response to Kooreman and Baars. Eur J Health Econ (2012). 13:469–776

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Sampson, Christopher James ; Whitehurst, David George Thomas ; Street, Andrew (2013)

Comment on Kooreman, P., Baars, E.W.: Patients whose GP knows complementary medicine tend to have lower costs and live longer. Eur. J. Health Econ.13(6), 769–776 (2012). doi:10.​1007/​s10198-011-0330-2
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