Alternative Medicine Yearbook 2010

$320.00

Joav Merrick (Editor) – Ministry of Social Affairs, Jerusalem, Israel, and others

Series: Health and Human Development

This compendium brings together articles from the ‘Journal of Alternative Medicine Research’ in 2009 with a broad research agenda on a global basis, addressing questions ranging from policy to practice, human development and a whole spectrum of issues also involving infancy and early childhood, to adolescence and adulthood. The information presented in this book is intended to generate new knowledge, link research to practice and policy, and help build networks of research collaborations and move science forward in this field.

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INTRODUCTION
(Søren Ventegodt and Joav Merrick)

SECTION ONE – PAIN AND COMFORT

Chapter 1. Music therapy and pain management in pediatric patients undergoing painful procedures: A review of the literature and a call for research;pp.1-12
(Leigh A Kirby, Rosemary Oliva and Olle Jane Z. Sahler,Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology,Golisano Hospital at Strong, University of Rochester Medical Center,NY,USA)

Chapter 2. Integrative post-graduate medical education in pediatrics: A novel elective with a developmental perspective;pp. 13-21
(Emily Esmaili and Kathi J Kemper,Dept. of Pediatrics,Wake Forest University School of Medicine,Winston-Salem,North Carolina,USA)

Chapter 3. Changing the medical paradigm. What does health and disease look like when we shift our viewpoint?;pp. 23-35
(Bernard Brom,Private Practice,Dennesig,Stellenbosch,South Africa)

Chapter 4. Integrative pain medicine and palliative care at a US Children’s Hospital;pp. 37-53
(Stefan J Friedrichsdorf, Christine Gibbon, Barb Symalla, Stacy Remke and Jody Chrastak,Pain Medicine and Palliative Care Dept. Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Minneapolis,USA)

Chapter 5. Pain and its management in a traditional rural community in the Eastern Province of Kenya;pp. 55-67
(Lindsay J Bisiker, Rachel Jenkins, Titus Kanui and Christopher Musembi,World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre,Institute of Psychiatry, London,UK and others)

Chapter 6. Inclusion of a CAM therapy (chiropractic care) for the management of musculoskeletal pain in an integrative, inner city, hospital-based primary care setting;pp. 69-86
(Deborah Kopansky-Giles, Howard Vernon, Heather Boon, Igor Steiman, Maureen Kelly and Natasha Kachan,St.Michael Hospital,University of Toronto,Canada and others)

Chapter 7. Pain perception and touch healing in healthy adults: A preliminary prospective randomized controlled study;pp. 87-96
(Sheila Wang, Bradley E Huitema, Rosalyn Bruyere, Ken Weintrub, Patricia Megregian and David M Steinhorn,Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago,IL and others)

Chapter 8. A survey to assess patient awareness and interest in hypnosis for cancer pain and distressing procedures;pp. 97-112
(Janet Nguyen, Charles Hayter, Rebecca Wong, Cyril Danjoux and Lori Holden,Odette Cancer Center,Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre,University of Toronto,Ontario and others)

Chapter 9. Sleep problems in JIA patients: Relationships with mood, pain, and functional status and health-related quality of life;pp. 113-125
(Dawn Hrelic, Kelly Rouster-Stevens, Harry Gewanter and Kathi J Kemper,Dept. of Pediatrics,Wake Forest University School of Medicine,Winston-Salem,NC and others)

SECTION TWO – HOLISTIC HEALTH

Chapter 10. A holistic view of suicide: Social change and education and training;pp. 129-143
(Said Shahtahmasebi and Roxanne Shahtahmasebi,The Good Life Research Centre Trust,Rangiora, New Zealand and others)

Chapter 11. Tools for comparative evaluation of the effect of drug and non-drug medical treatments;pp. 145-153
(Søren Ventegodt, Niels Jørgen Andersen, Isack Kandel and Joav Merrick)

Chapter 12. The purpose of the medical ethic of Hippocrates was efficient healing of the patient;pp. 155-162
(Søren Ventegodt and Joav Merrick,Quality of Life Research Center, Copenhagen,Denmark and others)

Chapter 13. Holistic psychiatry: A model for holistic diagnoses and holistic treatment of mild, borderline and psychotic personality disorders;pp. 163-179
(Søren Ventegodt, Isack Kandel and Joav Merrick,Quality of Life Research Center,Copenhagen,Denmark and others)

Chapter 14. Modified citrus pectin: A systematic review by the Natural Standard Research Collaboration;pp. 181-189
(Catherine Ulbricht, Ethan Basch, J Kathryn Bryan, Julie Conquer, Nicole Giese, Yekaterina Molchanova and Wendy Weissner,Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston,USA and others)

Chapter 15. Pomegranate (punica granatum): A systematic review by the Natural Standard Research Collaboration;pp. 191-212
(Catherine Ulbricht, Tracee Rae Abrams, Julie Conquer, Dawn Costa, Nicole Giese, Mary Giles, Dana Hackman, Jenna Hollenstein, Cathy DeFranco Kirkwood, Tamara Milkin, Joseph Parriott, Kristen Rafuse, Shaina Tanguay-Colucci, Wendy Weissner and Lisa Wendt,Massachusetts General Hospital,Boston,USA and others)

Chapter 16. Effectiveness of traditional pharmaceutical biomedicine versus complementary and alternative medicine in a physician’s general practice;pp. 213-222
(Søren Ventegodt, Niels Jørgen Andersen, Joav Merrick and Donald E Greydanus, Quality of Life Research Center,Copenhagen,Denmark and others)

Chapter 17. Quality of life in severe obesity;pp. 223-240
(Eveline J Wouters, MD and Rinie Geene, Fontys University of Applied Sciences,Eindhoven,the Netherlands and others)

Chapter 18. Reciprocity and responsibility in a new age of health care;pp. 241-254
(Harry Moore, St. Gregory’s University,Shawnee,Oklahoma,USA)

Chapter 19. Effects of aloe vera on expression of fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 IIIc mRNA in human diabetic and non-diabetic skin fibroblasts;pp. 255-263
(Anna T Grazul-Bilska, Mary Lynn Johnson, Jerzy J Bilski, Kay M Abdullah and Ahmed Abdullah,Cell Biology Center,North Dakota State University,Fargo,USA and others)

Chapter 20. A dim red light controlled trial of mood improvement with one hour of light treatment in patients with seasonal affective disorder: A preliminary report;pp. 265-272
(Gloria M Reeves, Johanna Cabassa, Mei Kwan, Manana Lapidus, Debra Scrandis, Gagan Virk, Alvaro Guzman and Teodor T Postolache,University of Maryland School of Medicine,Baltimore, and others)

Chapter 21. The analysis of the concepts of dignity of the Croatian homeland war disabled vetarans;pp. 273-290
(Zdravka Leutar and Tihana Jašarevic,Dept. of Social Work,University of Zagreb,Croatia)

Chapter 22. Self-medication of LSD and MDMA to treat mental disorders: A case series;pp. 291-297
(Ben Sessa,Brusitol University,UK)

SECTION THREE – DIABETES, PSYCHIATRY AND DISABILITY

Chapter 23. Experimental advances in antidiabetic potential of the genus Cassia;pp. 301-307
(Amritpal Singh, Ayurveda, Sanjiv Duggal, Sushma Devi and Navdeep Bharti,Dept. of Dravyaguna, Shri Dhanwantry Ayurvedic College,Phagware,India)

Chapter 24. Therapeutic value of anti-psychotic drugs: A critical analysis of Cochrane meta-analyses of the therapeutic value of anti-psychotic drugs;pp. 309-326
(Søren Ventegodt, Trine Flensborg-Madsen, Niels Jørgen Andersen, Bjarne Øwre Svanberg, Flemming Struve, Christian Endler and Joav Merrick,The Quality of Life Research Center,Copenhagen,Denmark and others)

Chapter 25. Black seed (Nigella Sativa): A systematic review by the Natural Standard Research Collaboration;pp. 327-340
(Catherine Ulbricht, Dilys Burke, Dawn Costa, Ashley Doshi, Richard Isaac, Katie Nummy, Idalia Rychlik, Michael David Seidman, Jill M Grimes Serrano, Diem Tran, Minney Varghese and Wendy Weissner,Health System,Detroit,Michigan USA, Massachusetts General Hospital,Boston and others)

Chapter 26. Carrageenan (Chondrus crispus): A systematic review by the Natural Standard Research Collaboration;pp. 341-351
(Catherine Ulbricht, J Kathryn Bryan, Dilys Burke, Julie Conquer, Dawn Costa, Nicole Giese, Richard Isaac, Idalia Rychlik, Erica Rusie, Minney VargheseWendy Weissner and Jen Woods,Massachusetts General Hospital,Boston and others)

Chapter 27. Sweet marjoram (Origanum majorana): A Systematic Review by the Natural Standard Research Collaboration;pp. 353-363
(Catherine Ulbricht, Dawn Costa, Richard Isaac, Erica Seamon, Jill M Grimes Serrano, Minney Varghese, Wendy Weissner and Regina C Windsor,Natural Standard Research Collaboration,Somerville, MA and others)

Chapter 28. The possible role of German new medicine in the treatment of cancer;pp. 365-381
(Don Benjamin,Cancer Information & Support Society,St. Leonards,New South Wales,Australia)

Chapter 29. The role of psychotherapy in the treatment of cancer;pp. 383-394
(Don Benjamin,Cancer Information and Support Society,St.Leonards,New South Wales,Australia)

Chapter 30. Hypnoanalysis for dermatologic disorders;pp. 395-402
(Philip D Shenefelt,University of South Florida,Tampa,USA)

Chapter 31. Therapeutic value of anti-psychotic drugs: A critical analysis of Cochrane meta-analyses of the therapeutic value of anti-psychotic drugs;pp. 403-415
(Søren Ventegodt,Trine Flensborg-Madsen, Niels Jørgen Andersen, Bjarne Øwre Svanberg, Flemming Struve, Christian Endler and Joav Merrick,Nordic School of Holistic Medicine,Copenhagen,Denmark and others)

Chapter 32. Quality of life and persons with intellectual disability: Can we measure QOL in this population?;pp. 417-431
(Søren Ventegodt, Hatim A Omar, Flemming Struve, Tove K Nielsen, Isack Kandel and Joav Merrick,Quality of Life Research Center,Copenhagen,Denmark and others)

SECTION FOUR – THE PATIENT AND CANCER

Chapter 33. Brain metastases and quality of life;pp.435-455
(Janet Nguyen, BSc (C), Arjun Sahgal, MD, Edward Chow, MBBS and Brita Danielson,Odette Cancer Center,Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre,Ubniversity of Toronto,Canada)

Chapter 34. Spine metastases and quality of life;pp. 457-470
(Sorin C Craciunas and Michael G Fehlings,Krembil Neuroscience Center,Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto,Canada)

Chapter 35. Metastatic cancer: Symptom cluster and gender differences;pp. 471-485
(Harleen Bedi, Justin Kwong and Edward Chow,Odette Cancer Centre,Sunnbybrook Health Sciences Centre,University of Toronto,Canada)

Chapter 36. Palliative care: Patient understanding, preference and physician communication;pp. 487-501
(Ewa Szumacher and Elizabeth Barnes,Odette Cancer Centre,Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre,University of Toronto,Canada)

Chapter 37. Prognosis and survival prediction;pp. 503-530
(Jocelyn Pang, Tony Panzarella and Edward Chow, Odette Cancer Centre,Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre,University of Toronto,Canada)

Chapter 38. Nausea and vomiting induced by radiotherapy;pp.530-544
(Rebecca KS Wong,Princess Margaret Hospital,University of Toronto,Canada)

Chapter 39. Cancer pain and under-medication;pp.545-558
(Gunita Mitera and Alysa Fairchild,Odette Cancer Centre,Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre,Toronto,Canada)

SECTION FIVE – ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Chapter 40. About the editor;pp. 561

Chapter 41. About the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in Israel;pp. 563-565

SECTION SIX – INDEX

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