Complementary Therapies in Medicine
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#1P.M. Wopker (Witten/Herdecke University)H-Index: 1
#2Melanie Schwermer (Witten/Herdecke University)H-Index: 1
Last.T.J. Zuzak (University of Duisburg-Essen)
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Abstract Objective Our review summarizes published literature of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) used for the treatment of acute bronchitis in children. Background Acute bronchitis is one of the most frequent pediatric diseases and has high prevalence for in- and outpatient care. Acute bronchitis is mainly a viral-caused infection, but a high and inappropriate use of antibiotics has been demonstrated in many countries. As CAM therapies might reduce the use of antibiotics and can com...
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Abstract Objectives Essential oils are common ingredients in personal care products, little is known about the effects of chronic exposure to these ingredients in human health. It has been suggested that these two essential oils cause prepubertal gynecomastia and premature thelarche in children. The purpose of this study was to systematically review the evidence related to the proposed link between these essential oils and endocrine disruption Methods This study sought to investigate the propose...
#1Tannis M. Jurgens (Dal: Dalhousie University)H-Index: 11
#2Bridgette Chan (Dal: Dalhousie University)
Last.Anne Marie Whelan (Dal: Dalhousie University)H-Index: 9
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Abstract Objectives To systematically review Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) for the management of menopause-related vasomotor symptoms (VMS) to 1) identify those that include Natural Health Products (NHPs); 2) identify which NHPs were included and the evidence supporting the recommendation for the place in therapy; and 3) compare methodological quality of the CPGs. Methods PubMed, EMBASE, Web of Science, BMJ Best Practice, DynaMed Plus and websites of gynecological and menopausal societies ...
Abstract Objectives Vitamin D blood levels have been shown to influence acute chemotherapy toxicities. Therefore, it was investigated whether it is an intrinsic factor influencing acute skin toxicity in patients receiving radiotherapy for breast cancer. Design/setting In a total of 107 patients receiving radiotherapy for resected breast cancer, vitamin D and selenium blood levels were determined. Correlations between these levels and skin toxicity due to radiotherapy (CTC scores, Skindex scores)...
#1Razieh Behzadmehr (Zabol University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 3
#2Neda Dastyar (Jiroft University)
Last.Mandana Moradi (Zabol University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 3
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Abstract Objective This systematic review aimed to evaluate the efficacy of CAM interventions for cancer-related pain in breast cancer patients. Methods Databases (PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science, and EMBASE) were searched from January 1, 2000, up to April 31, 2019, using the keywords: Complementary and alternative medicine therapies and cancer related pain. Standard tools were used to evaluate the quality of the studies included. Results Of the 3742 articles found, 46 articles comprising 3685 pa...
#1Mustafa Yilmaz (Istanbul University)H-Index: 1
#2Devrim TarakciH-Index: 4
Last.Ela Tarakci (Istanbul University)H-Index: 6
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Abstract The aim of the study was to compare the effect of high-intensity laser therapy (HILT) and a combination of transcutaneous nerve stimulation (TENS) and ultrasound (US) treatment on pain, range of motion (ROM) and functional activity on cervical pain associated with cervical disc herniation (CDH). A total of 40 patients (22 women and 18 men) affected by CDH were enrolled in this study. Patients were randomly divided into two groups. In group 1 (20 subjects), patients received 20 sessions ...
#1Naghmeh Razaghi (MUMS: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 1
#2Seyedeh Zahra Aemmi (Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 2
Last.Monir Ramezani (MUMS: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 3
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Abstract Objective Neonates are exposed to multiple painful invasive procedures. Pain management in neonates is an ethical and important task for nurses. This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of familiar olfactory stimulation with lavender scent and glucose on the pain of blood sampling in term neonates. Design A randomized, single blind clinical trial. Setting Hashemi Nezhad Hospital (Mashhad, Iran). Intervention Before and during blood sampling, one group was exposed to the scent of l...
#1Samaneh Hosseinabadi (Tabriz University of Medical Sciences)
#2Maryam Rafraf (Tabriz University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 11
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Abstract Objectives The current study evaluated the effects of green coffee extract (GCE) on serum lipid profile and adiponectin levels in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Design This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial was conducted on NAFLD patients aged 20–60 years and body mass index (BMI) of 25−35 kg/m2. Setting Patients were recruited from the Bahman poly-clinic (Neyshabur, Iran) between January and June 2016. Interventions The study subjects ...
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