Variant medicine is a medicine considered through scads old hat physicians as pseudo-medicine that does not procure lustrous orderly justification, based on pseudoscientific theories, little proven or for the most part unverified statements and / or on the called methodical mythology. To the areaand choice medicament group, inter alia, urine psychoanalysis, chiropractic, healership, acupuncture, herbal medicine (excluding treatment with those herbs that have scientifically proven pharmacological effects), Tibetan nostrum, Chinese medicine, homeopathy, etc.
Stodgy medicine is not synonymous with well-regulated medicine. So, in accredited, standard remedy in many countries of the wonderful, including Russia, treatment methods based on outdated or outdated theories and concepts that do not tournament new-fashioned evidence-based drug criteria are however time used. A woman standard of this close is the use of drugs such as dibazol or papaverine in arterial hypertension, which is until this second-hand in stodgy medicine, the effectiveness of which has not been confirmed around randomized controlled trials, in lieu of of drugs with a weighty level of evidence of conclusion (ACE inhibitors, diuretics, etc.), or is mad widespread waste of physiotherapy, the clue camp of which does not stumble on the criteria of evidence-based medicine in many cases.