Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies

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March 2005

Volume 10, Issue Supplement s1

Pages iii–v, 2–59

  1. Glossary

    1. Top of page
    2. Glossary
    3. Introduction
    4. Abstracts of the 12th Annual Symposium on Complementary Health Care 19th–21st September 2005, Exeter, UK
    1. Glossary (pages iii–v)

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00447.x

  2. Introduction

    1. Top of page
    2. Glossary
    3. Introduction
    4. Abstracts of the 12th Annual Symposium on Complementary Health Care 19th–21st September 2005, Exeter, UK
    1. Introduction (page 2)

      Barbara Wider and Edzard Ernst

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1211/fact.10.5.0001

  3. Abstracts of the 12th Annual Symposium on Complementary Health Care 19th–21st September 2005, Exeter, UK

    1. Top of page
    2. Glossary
    3. Introduction
    4. Abstracts of the 12th Annual Symposium on Complementary Health Care 19th–21st September 2005, Exeter, UK
    1. Effectiveness of Petasites hybridus preparations in the prophylaxis of migraine: a systematic review (page 3)

      R Agosti, C Jurt, M Scharplatz, G Schoenbaechler, L Bachmann and S Chrubasik

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00449.x

    2. Selecting a study design in early-phase CAM research (pages 3–4)

      M Aickin

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00450.x

    3. Analytical strategies in examination of herbal remedies (page 4)

      M Al-Tufail and MJ Bogusz

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00451.x

    4. Effectiveness of acupuncture-type interventions to resolve breech presentation compared to expectative policy, a meta-analysis (pages 5–6)

      I Van Den Berg, B Jacobs, I Bouman, JL Bosch and MGM Hunink

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00453.x

    5. Trial of Essiac to ascertain its effect in women with breast cancer (TEA-BC) (page 6)

      H Boon, S Zick, J Green and S Olatunde

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00454.x

    6. Materia medica validation: health technology assessment (page 7)

      M Brands, D Ainslie and F Schroyens

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00455.x

    7. Blue print: serial dilution and agitation of aqueous solutions (pages 7–8)

      M Brands, V Elia, M Niccoli and S Baumgartner

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00456.x

    8. Bromelain as an adjunctive treatment for moderate-to-severe osteoarthritis of the knee: a randomised placebo-controlled pilot study (page 8)

      S Brien, G Lewith, AF Walker, D Middleton, P Prescott, T Boyle and R Bundy

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00457.x

    9. Effectiveness of acupuncture in patients with allergic rhinitis – the Acupuncture in Routine Care (ARC) study (page 9)

      B Brinkhaus, C Witt, S Jena, D Selim, B Liecker and S Willich

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00458.x

    10. Integration of CAM into medical school curricula in Austria, Germany and Switzerland (pages 9–10)

      B Brinkhaus, C Witt, S Jena and SN Willich

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00459.x

    11. Determinants of the use of CAM in 1001 German adults: results of a population-based telephone survey (page 10)

      B Bücker, M Groenewold, Y Kohlhammer and T Schäfer

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00460.x

    12. Cardiorespiratory synchronization during Zen meditation (pages 10–11)

      A Büssing, PF Matthiessen and D Cysarz

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00461.x

    13. Spirituality and illness: development of a short form of SpREUK questionnaire (page 11)

      A Büssing, T Ostermann and PF Matthiessen

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00462.x

    14. Johrei healing for family health – a pilot trial (page 12)

      PH Canter, LB Brown, C Greaves and E Ernst

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00463.x

    15. Effectiveness of a specific mobilisation treatment on a certain type of low back pain (page 12)

      A Chiradejnant and R Kanlayanaphotporn

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00464.x

    16. Efficacy and tolerability of potato juice in dyspeptic patients: a pilot study (page 13)

      C Chrubasik, S Chrubasik, A Madisch and T Torda

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00465.x

    17. Marma therapy for stroke rehabilitation – a pilot study (page 15)

      A Dickens, M Fox, M James, C Greaves and M Dixon

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00469.x

    18. Multiple reflex iridology and degenerative diseases (page 16)

      FJ Echavarren Lezau and JI Echavarren Otin

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00470.x

    19. CAM use amongst male cancer patients: reasoned decision-making or ‘clutching at straws’? (page 17)

      MA Evans, A Shaw, DJ Sharp, E Thompson, S Falk, P Turton and T Thompson

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00472.x

    20. Using an RCT to investigate the effectiveness and efficacy of acupuncture for knee pain in primary care (pages 17–18)

      NE Foster, EM Hay, P Barlas, E Thomas, J Hill and J Young

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00473.x

    21. Predictors of use of CAM therapies among cancer patients (page 18)

      JM Fouladbakhsh, M Stommel, BA Given and C Given

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00474.x

    22. International CAM: integrating CAM in Israel (page 19)

      M Frenkel

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00476.x

    23. Improving the quality of reporting of RCTs evaluating herbal interventions: implementing the CONSORT statement (page 20)

      JJ Gagnier, H Boon, P Rochon, D Moher, J Barnes and C Bombardier

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00477.x

    24. Introducing a computer-assisted, digital tongue-imaging device to standardise and evaluate traditional Chinese tongue diagnosis (pages 20–21)

      IK Gareus, L Tan, R Lüdtke, C Niggemeier, FM Li, M Bäcker, C Lehmann, P Klose, G Spahn and GJ Dobos

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00478.x

    25. A herbal remedy, Femal, based on pollen extracts, reduces major symptoms of PMS after 2 months of treatment (page 21)

      M Killi, S Gerhardsen, G Fornitz, S Roos, AV Hansen and G Gerhardsen

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00479.x

    26. Painful diabetic neuropathy in type 2 diabetes: impact of an alternative approach (page 22)

      EA Gillespie, BW Gillespie and MJ Stevens

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00480.x

    27. Costs, quality of life and health behaviour in CAM: results of a telephone survey of 1001 adults in Germany (pages 22–23)

      M Groenewold, B Bücker, Y Kohlhammer and T Schäfer

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00481.x

    28. Herbal medicines for chronic bronchitis: a systematic review (page 23)

      R Guo, MH Pittler and E Ernst

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00482.x

    29. In-vitro evaluation of the anti-diabetic potential of plants identified through an ethnobotanical survey of the Cree Nation of Mistissini in Northern Quebec (page 24)

      PS Haddad, LC Martineau, D Spoor, C Leduc, A Benhaddou-Andaloussi, E Joly, M Prentki, C Harris, S Bennett, A Burt and JT Arnason

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00483.x

    30. Acupuncture RCTs: quality of reporting assessed with a CONSORT and STRICTA-based instrument (pages 24–25)

      R Hammerschlag, R Milley, AP Colbert, J Weih, B Yohalem-Ilsley and M Aickin

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00484.x

    31. CAM in the treatment of low back pain: perception and use by people suffering low back pain (page 25)

      F Quinn, C Hughes and D Baxter

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00485.x

    32. CAM for painful diabetic neuropathy: a systematic review (page 26)

      AL Huntley and E Ernst

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00486.x

    33. Study to evaluate osteopathic treatment in late whiplash syndrome (page 27)

      R Gietz, A Kaiser and R Kastner

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00488.x

    34. Nurses’ attitudes to CAM (page 28)

      N Kanji and K Schmidt

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00490.x

    35. Hypericum extract WS 5570 in continuation treatment of recurrent depression (page 28)

      S Kasper, S Klement and M Kieser

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00491.x

    36. Holographs and jigsaw puzzles: processes of care and approaches to healing of classical homoeopaths (page 29)

      MS Koithan, IR Bell and M Campesino

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00492.x

    37. The complexity of herbal drugs – a scientific challenge (page 29)

      K Kraft and RW März

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00493.x

    38. Use of CAM among cancer patients. Classification criteria determine level of use (page 30)

      AE Kristoffersen, V Fønnebø and A Norheim

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00494.x

    39. Perceived stress is a potential indicator for interest in CAM in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (page 31)

      J Langhorst, IB Anthonisen, U Steder-Neukamm, R Lüdtke, G Spahn, A Michalsen and GJ Dobos

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00495.x

    40. Characteristics of massage use by Canadian cancer patients (pages 31–32)

      A Leis, M Verhoef, M Deschamps, R Doll, L Tan and R Dewar

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00496.x

    41. Developing a research strategy for acupuncture (page 32)

      GT Lewith, PJ White and TJ Kaptchuk

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00497.x

    42. CAM use among people undergoing cancer treatment (pages 32–33)

      J Yardley, J Corner, J Maher, G Lewith, S Maslin-Prothero, T Young and L Roffe

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00498.x

    43. Change in quality of life after staying at a raw vegan institute (page 33)

      LB Link and JS Jacobson

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00499.x

    44. Long-term results and adverse effects of leech therapy in osteoarthritis of the knee (page 34)

      G Spahn, T Rieckmann, A Michalsen, R Lüdtke and G Dobos

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00500.x

    45. How to deal with regression-to-the-mean in homoeopathic outcome studies (pages 34–35)

      R Lüdtke, T Ostermann and C Witt

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00501.x

    46. The effectiveness of acupuncture and reflexology in primary insomnia (page 36)

      CA McCullough, CM Hughes and SM McDonough

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00503.x

    47. Effects of 3 months intensified Iyengar yoga on emotional and physical well-being in women with mental distress (page 37)

      A Michalsen, P Grossman, A Acil, R Lüdtke, J Langhorst and GJ Dobos

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00505.x

    48. Homoeopathic and complex homoeopathic remedies for cancer care (pages 37–38)

      S Milazzo, N Russell and E Ernst

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00506.x

    49. Phase I/II randomised trial of Tapas Acupressure for weight-loss maintenance (pages 38–39)

      S Mist, C Elder, M Aickin and C Ritenbaugh

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00508.x

    50. Acupuncture for lower back pain and health resource use (page 39)

      S Moritz, H Quan, MF Liu, B Rickhi, B Li, TJ Xu and P Paccagnan

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00509.x

    51. Opinions of health policy makers on integration of complementary and conventional medicine (page 40)

      M Kelly, K Hardwick, S Moritz, M Kelner, B Rickhi and H Quan

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00510.x

    52. Effect of Sho-Seiryu-To on skin itching and peripheral eosinophilia in elderly patients (pages 40–41)

      K Murata, Y Toriumi and T Kamei

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00511.x

    53. Antimicrobial activity of urine after ingestion of cranberry (page 41)

      W Najm, YL Lee, L Thrupp, S Barron, J Owens, E Shanbrom and T Cesario

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00512.x

    54. Validity and reliability of spinal palpation: systematic review (pages 41–42)

      WI Najm, MA Seffinger, SI Mishra, VM Dickerson, S Reinsch, LS Murphy and A Adams

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00513.x

    55. EVAMED – a prescription-based electronic system for reporting adverse drug events in CM (page 42)

      E Jeschke, T Ostermann and H Matthes

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00514.x

    56. Interventions for preventing or treating alcohol hangover: systematic review of RCTs (pages 43–44)

      MH Pittler, JC Verster and E Ernst

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00516.x

    57. Reflexology in the treatment of low back pain: a pilot RCT (page 44)

      F Quinn, D Baxter and C Hughes

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00517.x

    58. Osteopathic treatment for uterine leiomyomas: an RCT (page 45)

      G Kaschowitz, JP Besse, G Schwering, R Muts, H Cesnik and KL Resch

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00518.x

    59. Traditional Chinese medicine for temporomandibular dysfunction: a phase II whole system RCT (pages 45–46)

      C Ritenbaugh, S Mist and R Hammerschlag

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00519.x

    60. Evaluating CM provision in primary care (page 46)

      N Robinson

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00520.x

    61. Gestalt therapy – use and experiences (pages 46–47)

      LJ Salomonsen and L Launsø

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00521.x

    62. Post-operative pain control with Traumeel S after hallux valgus repair: a pilot study (page 50)

      SR Singer, M Amit-Kohn, W Weiss, J Rosenblum, E Lukasiewicz, M Itzchaki and M Oberbaum

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00527.x

    63. Wall perimetry: CM's entrée to mainstream medicine (page 51)

      D Stephens and RF Gorman

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00530.x

    64. Effectiveness and tolerability of acupuncture compared with metoprolol in migraine prophylaxis – a randomised trial (page 52)

      A Streng, K Linde, A Hoppe, V Pfaffenrath, M Hammes, S Wagenpfeil, W Weidenhammer and D Melchart

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00531.x

    65. CAM use within a UK longitudinal study of parents and children: maximising the research potential (page 53)

      EA Thompson, J Bishop, J Golding, J Green, A Hay, J Headley, D Sharp, A Shaw, K Turner, L Wye and ALSPAC Study Team

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00533.x

    66. Use and effectiveness of complementary and alternative health care (CAHC) in children with juvenile arthritis and physical disabilities (page 54)

      AK Toupin, D Ehrmann Feldman, MV Zunzunegui, CM Duffy and M Descarreaux

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00534.x

    67. Healing for cancer in a community setting (pages 54–55)

      C Vaghela, N Robinson, B Peace, J Gore, H Watt, J Grange and M Dibdin

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00535.x

    68. Homoeopathic treatment – exploring the process (page 55)

      E Weatherley-Jones

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00536.x

    69. Restorative yoga as stress management for addiction medicine clinic staff (page 56)

      KM Wesa, YY Cen, A Murray, G Carlson and RH Grimm Jr

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00537.x

    70. Cognitive style predicts use of CAM and attitude to CAM (page 56)

      P Wheeler and ME Hyland

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00538.x

    71. Cost-effectiveness of acupuncture in patients with headache, low back pain and osteoarthritis of the hip and the knee (pages 57–58)

      C Witt, D Selim, T Reinhold, S Jena, B Brinkhaus, B Liecker and SN Willich

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00540.x

    72. CAM costs – a systematic literature review (page 58)

      S Maxion-Bergemann, M Wolf, G Bornhöft, PF Matthiessen and U Wolf

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00541.x

    73. Prevalence, use, effectiveness and appreciation of CAM among patients and physicians in Switzerland. A search of the current literature (pages 58–59)

      U Wolf, S Maxion-Bergemann, G Bornhöft, PF Matthiessen and M Wolf

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00542.x

    74. Hamamelis vs. dexpanthenol ointment in children (page 59)

      HH Wolff, C Walther, P Funk, M Kieser and J Welzel

      Article first published online: 14 JUN 2010 | DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7166.2005.tb00543.x

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