INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE AND HEALTHCARE IN EUROPE


European Society of Integrative Medicine

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http://www.cam-europe.eu

http://www.camdoc.eu


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 Integrative Medicine

Recent study results

Economic Evaluation of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Oncology: Is There a Difference Compared to Conventional Medicine? Huebner J, Prott FJ, Muecke R, Stoll C, Buentzel J, Muenstedt K and Mickeg O. Med Princ Pract. 2017 Jan; 26(1): 41–49. Published online 2016 Sep 7. doi: 10.1159/000450645

Editorial: A Roadmap for CAM Research towards the Horizon of 2020. Walach H and Pietikäinen S. Forsch Komplementmed 2014;21:80–81

Studies sorted by topics/medical speciality

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Reviews

Editorial: A Roadmap for CAM Research towards the Horizon of 2020. Walach H and Pietikäinen S. Forsch Komplementmed 2014;21:80–81

Why we need integrative medicine? Roberti di Sarsina P and Iseppato I.
EPMA Journal (2011) 2:5–7 DOI 10.1007/s13167-011-0065-2

Integrative Medicine in America: How Integrative Medicine Is Being Practiced in Clinical Centers Across the United States. Horrigan B, Lewis S, Abrams D, Pechura C. The Bravewell Collaborative 2012.
Barnes PM, Bloom B, Nahin R. CDC National Health Statistics Report

Complementary therapy systems and their integrative evaluation. Kienle GS, Albonico H-U, Fischer L, Martin Frei-Erb M, Hamre HJ, Heusser P, Matthiessen PF, Renfer and Kiene H. Explore 2011; 7:175-187. doi:10.1016/j.explore.2011.02.001.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Survey of Hospitals: Summary of ResultsAnanth S. 2010. Health Forum (American Hospital Association) and the Samueli Institute. September 2011.
https://www.samueliinstitute.org/File%20Library/Our%20Research/OHE/CAM_Survey_2010_oct6.pdf
The efficacy and cost effectiveness of integrative medicine: a review of the medical and corporate literature. Guarneri E, Horrigan BJ and Pechura. Explore 2010; 6:308-312. doi:10.1016/j.explore.2010.06.012

The Use of Complementary and Integrative Oncology for the Whole Person: A Multidimensional Approach to Cancer Care. Geffen JR. Integr Cancer Ther 2010 9: 105. DOI: 10.1177/1534735409355172.

Integrative Medicine Research: Context and Priorities. Commissioned for the IOM Summit on Integrative Medicine and the Health of the Public, February, 2009 Deng G, Weber W, Sood A and Kemper K.

Alternative Medicine in the United States. Findings from the 2007 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) conducted by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) and the National Center for Health Statistics. December 2008. http://nccam.nih.gov/news/camstats/2007/camsurvey_fs1.htm

Safety

Accidental intakes of remedies from complementary and alternative medicine in children—analysis of data from the Swiss Toxicological Information Centre. Zuzak TJ, Rauber-Lüthy C and Simões-Wüst AP: Eur J Pediatr (2010) 169:681–688
DOI 10.1007/s00431-009-1087-9

Cost/benefit analyses

Economic Evaluation of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Oncology: Is There a Difference Compared to Conventional Medicine? Huebner J, Prott FJ, Muecke R, Stoll C, Buentzel J, Muenstedt K and Mickeg O. Med Princ Pract. 2017 Jan; 26(1): 41–49. Published online 2016 Sep 7. doi: 10.1159/000450645

Are complementary therapies and integrative care cost-effective? A systematic review of economic
Evaluations.Herman PM, Poindexter BL, Witt CM, Eisenberg DM (2012): BMJ Open 2012;2:e001046.
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001046.

Patients whose GP knows complementary medicine tend to have lower costs and live longer. Peter Kooreman P and Baars EW (2010): Eur J Health Econ
DOI 10.1007/s10198-011-0330-2

Cost effectiveness of complementary medicines. Report by Access Economics Pty Limited for The National Institute of Complementary Medicine (2010)

Development of Costs for Complementary Medicine after Provisional Inclusion into the Swiss Basic Health Insurance. Studera HP and Busato A: Forsch Komplementmed 2011;18:15–23 Published online: January 22, 2011. DOI: 10.1159/000323735

Clinical studies

General Medicine

Opposite Drug Prescription and Cost Trajectories following Integrative and Conventional Care for Pain – A Case-Control Study. Sundberg, Petzold M, Kohls N and Falkenberg T. PLoS ONE 2014; 9(5): e96717. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0096717

Health Care

Editorial: A Roadmap for CAM Research towards the Horizon of 2020. Walach H and Pietikäinen S. Forsch Komplementmed 2014;21:80–81

Why we need integrative medicine? Roberti di Sarsina P and Iseppato I.
EPMA Journal (2011) 2:5–7 DOI 10.1007/s13167-011-0065-2

Oncology

Economic Evaluation of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Oncology: Is There a Difference Compared to Conventional Medicine? Huebner J, Prott FJ, Muecke R, Stoll C, Buentzel J, Muenstedt K and Mickeg O. Med Princ Pract. 2017 Jan; 26(1): 41–49. Published online 2016 Sep 7. doi: 10.1159/000450645

Use and Perceived Benefits of Complementary Therapies by Cancer Patients Receiving Conventional Treatment in Italy. Bonacchi A, Fazzi L, Toccafondi A, Cantore M, Mambrini A, Muraca MG, Banchelli G, Panella M, Focardi F, Calosi R, Di Costanzo F, Rosselli M, and Miccinesi G. J Pain Symptom Manage 2014;47:26e34. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2013.03.014

Network Oncology (NO) – a Clinical Cancer Register for Health Services Research and the Evaluation of Integrative Therapeutic Interventions in Anthroposophic Medicine. Schad F, Axtner J, Happe A, Breitkreuz T, Paxino C, Gutsch J, Matthes B,  Debus M, Kröz M, Spahn G, Riess H, von Laue H and Matthes H. Forsch Komplementmed 2013;20:353–360Published online: October 24, 2013. DOI: 10.1159/000356204.

Pediatrics

Accidental intakes of remedies from complementary and alternative medicine in children—analysis of data from the Swiss Toxicological Information Centre. Zuzak TJ, Rauber-Lüthy C and Simões-Wüst AP: Eur J Pediatr (2010) 169:681–688
DOI 10.1007/s00431-009-1087-9

Further information/Databases/Links

CAM on PubMed®
About CAM on PubMed® NCCIH and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) have partnered to create CAM on PubMed®, a subset of NLM's PubMed. PubMed provides access to citations from the MEDLINE database and additional life science journals. It also includes links to many full-text articles at journal Web sites and other related Web resources.

Countway Library of Medicine: Integrative Medicine
This guide provides links to evidence-based, reputable sources of information on alternative therapies, herbs and dietary supplements, traditional medicine, mind body therapies and more.