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Methods for Data Collection in Medical Ethnobiology

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Abstract

In this chapter, we discuss methods for data collection in studies of medical ethnobiology. First, we present a brief discussion about traditional medical systems and approaches to study them, including medical ethnobiology. After, we indicate to the researcher some techniques that can be applied to investigations that seek to assess traditional medical systems.

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  • Traditional medical systems
  • Biological resources
  • Ethnomedicine

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Ferreira, W.S., Alencar, N.L., Albuquerque, U.P. (2014). Methods for Data Collection in Medical Ethnobiology. In: Albuquerque, U., Cruz da Cunha, L., de Lucena, R., Alves, R. (eds) Methods and Techniques in Ethnobiology and Ethnoecology. Springer Protocols Handbooks. Humana Press, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-8636-7_8

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