INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE AND HEALTHCARE IN EUROPE


European Society of Integrative Medicine

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LITERATURE

Peter Heusser:
Anthroposophy and Science

A New book on the scientific background of Integrative Medicine

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INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE AND HEALTHCARE WORDLWIDE


International Society for Complimentary Medicine Research

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Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health

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Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine

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RECENT RESEARCH

DATABASE

Peer-reviewed Journals of Research in Integrative Medicine and CAM

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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Study results Acupuncture

Recent study results

Evidence Project: A Comparative Literature Review John McDonald, Stephen Janz, January 2017 (Revised Edition) Full text (pdf)

Studies sorted by topics/medical speciality

Safety

Cost-benefit analyses

Witt CM, Reinhold T, Jena S, Brinkhaus B and Willich SN (2009). Cost-Effectiveness of Acupuncture in Women and Men With Allergic Rhinitis: A Randomized Controlled Study in Usual Care. : Am J Epidemiol 2009;169:562–571. DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwn370  

Witt CM, Reinhold T, Brinkhaus B, Roll S, Jena S, Willich SN (2008). Acupuncture in patients with dysmenorrhea: a randomized study on clinical effectiveness and cost effectiveness in usual care. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 198:166.e1-8.

Reinhold T, Witt CM, Jena S, Brinkhaus B, Willich SN (2007). Quality of life and costeffectiveness of acupuncture treatment in patients with osteoarthritis pain. The European Journal of Health Economics, 1618-7598

Ratcliffe J, Thomas KJ, MacPherson H, Brazier J (2006). A randomised controlled trial of acupuncture care for persistent low back pain: cost effectiveness analysis. British Medical Journal, 333:626.

Witt CM, Jena S, Selim D, Brinkhaus B, Reinhold T, Wruck K, Liecker B, Linde K,Wegscheider K, Willich SN (2006). Pragmatic randomized trial evaluating the clinical and economic effectiveness of acupuncture for chronic low back pain. complementary medicine American Journal of Epidemiology, 164:487-496.

Willich SN, Reinhold T, Selim D, Jena S, Brinkhaus B, Witt CM (2006) Cost effectiveness of acupuncture treatment in patients with chronic neck pain. Pain, 125:107-113.

Thomas KJ, MacPherson H, Ratcliffe J, Thorpe L, Brazier J, Campbell M, Fitter M, Roman M, Walters S, Nicholl JP (2005) Longer term clinical and economic benefits of offering acupuncture care to patients with chronic low back pain. Health Technology Assessment, 9(32):iii-iv, ix-x, 1-109.

Vickers AJ, Rees RW, Zollman CE, McCarney R, Smith CM, Ellis N, Fisher P, Van Haselen R, Wonderling D, Grieve R (2004) Acupuncture of chronic headache disorders in primary care: randomised controlled trial and economic analysis. Health Technology Assessment, 8(48):iii, 1-35.

Wonderling D, Vickers AJ, Grieve R, McCarney R (2004). Cost effectiveness analysis of a randomised trial of acupuncture for chronic headache in primary care. British Medical Journal, 328:747-749

Clinical and Cochrane reviews

Acute Medicine

Zhang SH, Liu M, Asplund K, Li L (2005). Acupuncture for acute stroke. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews, 2:CD003317.

Lee H, Ernst E (2005). Acupuncture analgesia during surgery: a systematic review. Pain, 114:511–517.

Lee A, Done ML (2004). Stimulation of the wrist acupuncture point P6 for preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews, 3:CD003281.

Lee H, Ernst E (2004). Acupuncture for GI endoscopy: a systematic review. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 60:784–789.

Dentistry

Jedel E (2005). Acupuncture in xerostomia– a systematic review. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 32:392–396.

Ernst E, White AR (1999). Acupuncture as a treatment for temporomandibular joint dysfunction: a systematic review of randomized trials. Archives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, 125:269–272.

Ernst E, Pittler MH (1998). The effectiveness of acupuncture in treating acute dental pain: a systematic review. British Dental Journal, 184:443–447.

Gastroenterology

Lee A, Done ML (2004). Stimulation of the wrist acupuncture point P6 for preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews, 3:CD003281.

Lee H, Ernst E (2004). Acupuncture for GI endoscopy: a systematic review. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 60:784–789.

General medicine

Jedel E (2005). Acupuncture in xerostomia– a systematic review. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 32:392–396.

Pittler MH, Ernst E (2005). Complementary therapies for reducing body weight: a systematic review. International Journal of Obesity and Related Metabolic Disorders, 29: 1030–1038.

Sok SR, Erlen JA, Kim KB (2003). Effects of acupuncture therapy on insomnia. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 44:375–384.

White AR, Rampes H, Ernst E (2002). Acupuncture for smoking cessation. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews, 2:CD000009.

Vickers AJ. (1996) Can acupuncture have specific effects on health? A systematic review of acupuncture antiemesis RCTs. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 89:303-311.

Geriatry

Pan CX, Morrison RS, Ness J, Fugh-Berman A, Leipzig RM (2000). Complementary and alternative medicine in the management of pain, dyspnea, and nausea and vomiting near the end of life. A systematic review. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 20:374–387.

Internal Medicine

Pittler MH, Ernst E (2005). Complementary therapies for peripheral arterial disease: systematic review. Atherosclerosis, 181:1–7.

Vickers AJ. (1996) Can acupuncture have specific effects on health? A systematic review of acupuncture antiemesis RCTs. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 89:303-311.

Neurology

Linde K, Streng A, Hoppe A, Weidenhammer W, Wagenpfeil S, Melchart D. (2007) Randomized trial vs. observational study of acupuncture for migraine found that patient characteristics differed but outcomes were similar. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 60:280-287

Melchart D, Weidenhammer W, Streng A, Hoppe A, Pfaffenrath V, Linde K. (2006) Acupuncture for chronic headaches–an epidemiological study. Headache, 46:632-641

Zhang SH, Liu M, Asplund K, Li L (2005). Acupuncture for acute stroke. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews, 2:CD003317.

He L, Zhou D, Wu B, Li N, Zhou MK (2004). Acupuncture for Bell’s palsy. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews, 1:CD002914.

Sok SR, Erlen JA, Kim KB (2003). Effects of acupuncture therapy on insomnia. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 44:375–384.

Sze FK, Wong E, Or KK, Lau J, Woo J (2002). Does acupuncture improve motor recovery after stroke? A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Stroke, 33:2604–2619.

Melchart D, Linde K, Fischer P et al (2001). Acupuncture for idiopathic headache. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews, 1: CD001218.

Ezzo J, Berman B, Hadhazy VA et al (2000). Is acupuncture effective for the treatment of chronic pain? A systematic review. Pain, 86:217–225.

Park J, White AR, Ernst E (2000). Efficacy of acupuncture as a treatment for tinnitus: a systematic review. Archives of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery, 126:489–492

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Stener-Victorin E (2005). The pain-relieving effect of electro-acupuncture and conventional medical analgesic methods during oocyte retrieval: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Human Reproduction, 20: 339–349.

Lee H, Ernst E (2004). Acupuncture for labor pain management: a systematic review.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology,191:1573–1579.

Smith CA, Crowther CA (2004). Acupuncture for induction of labour. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews, 1:CD002962.

Jewell D, Young G (2003). Interventions for nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews, 4: CD000145.

Proctor ML, Smith CA, Farquhar CM, Stones RW (2002). Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and acupuncture for primary dysmenorrhoea. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews, 1:CD002123.

Oncology

Lee H, Schmidt K, Ernst E (2005). Acupuncture for the relief of cancer-related pain - a systematic review. European Journal of Pain, 9:437–444.

Orthopedics and Traumatology

Weidenhammer W, Streng A, Linde K, Hoppe A, Melchart D (2007) Acupuncture for chronic pain within the research program of 10 German Health Insurance Funds-basic results from an observational study. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 15:238-246

Weidenhammer W, Linde K, Streng A, Hoppe A, Melchart D (2007) Acupuncture for chronic low back pain in routine care: a multicenter observational study. Clinical Journal of Pain, 23:128-135.

Furlan AD, van Tulder M, Cherkin D, Tsukayama H, Lao L, Koes B, Berman B. (2005) Acupuncture and dry-needling for low back pain: an updated systematic review within the framework of the cochrane collaboration. Spine, 30:944-463

Green S, Buchbinder R, Hetrick S (2005). Acupuncture for shoulder pain. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews, 2:CD005319.

Green S, Buchbinder R, Hetrick S (2005). Acupuncture for shoulder pain. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews, 2:CD005319.

Furlan AD, van Tulder M, Cherkin D, Tsukayama H, Lao L, Koes B, Berman B. (2005) Acupuncture and dry-needling for low back pain: an updated systematic review within the framework of the cochrane collaboration. Spine, 30:944-463

Manheimer E, White A, Berman B, Forys K, Ernst E (2005). Meta-analysis: acupuncture for low back pain. Annals of Internal Medicine, 142:651–663.

Trinh KV, Phillips SD, Ho E et al (2004). Acupuncture for the alleviation of lateral epicondyle pain: a systematic review. Rheumatology (Oxford), 43:1085–1090.

Ezzo J, Hadhazy V, Birch S, et al. (2001) Acupuncture for osteoarthritis of the knee: a systematic review. Arthritis and Rheumatism,44:819-825.

van Tulder M, Cherkin D, Berman B, et al. (2001) Acupuncture for low back pain (Cochrane Review). In:The Cochrane Library. Issue 2, Oxford: Update Software.

Smith LA, Oldman AD, McQuay HJ, Moore RA (2000). Teasing apart quality and validity in systematic reviews: an example from acupuncture trials in chronic neck and back pain. Pain, 86:119–132.

White AR, Ernst E (1999). A systematic review of randomized controlled trials of acupuncture for neck pain. Rheumatology (Oxford), 38:143–147.

Ernst E, White AR (1998). Acupuncture for back pain: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Archives of Internal Medicine, 158:2235–41.

Otorhinolaryngology

Jedel E (2005). Acupuncture in xerostomia– a systematic review. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 32:392–396.

Park J, White AR, Ernst E (2000). Efficacy of acupuncture as a treatment for tinnitus: a systematic review. Archives of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery, 126:489–492.

Pediatrics

Bower WF, Diao M, Tang JL, Yeung CK (2005). Acupuncture for nocturnal enuresis in children: a systematic review and exploration of rationale. Neurourology and urodynamics, 24:267–272.

Psychiatry

Mukaino Y, Park J, White A, Ernst E (2005). The effectiveness of acupuncture for depression - a systematic review of randomised controlled trials. Acupuncture in Medicine, 23:70–76.

Smith CA, Hay PP (2005). Acupuncture for depression. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews, 2:CD004046.

White AR, Rampes H, Ernst E (2002). Acupuncture for smoking cessation. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews, 2:CD000009.

Pulmonology

McCarney RW, Brinkhaus B, Lasserson TJ, Linde K (2004). Acupuncture for chronic asthma. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews, 1: CD000008.

Linde K, Jobst K, Panton J. (2001) Acupuncture for chronic asthma. (Cochrane Review). In: The Cochrane Library. Issue 2, Oxford: Update Software.

Rheumatology

Linde K, Weidenhammer W, Streng A, Hoppe A, Melchart D. (2006) Acupuncture for osteoarthritic pain: an observational study in routine care. Rheumatology (Oxford), 45:222-227

Casimiro L, Brosseau L, Milne S et al. Acupuncture and electroacupuncture for the treatment of RA (2003). Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews, 3:CD003788.

Ezzo J, Hadhazy V, Birch S, et al. (2001) Acupuncture for osteoarthritis of the knee: a systematic review. Arthritis and Rheumatism,44:819-825.

Berman B, Ezzo J, Hadhazy V, et al. (1999) Is acupuncture effective in the treatment of fibromyalgia? Journal of Family Practice, 48:213-218.

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