Volume 2 Issue 1 (2010)
Journal of Alternative Medicine Research


Editor-in-Chief: Joav Merrick (Director, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Israel)
ISSN: 1939-5868
Journal Frequency: Quarterly
Print Format: 8.5″ x 11″, double column, softcover

ISBN: N/A Categories: ,

Table of Contents

Special Issue: “Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Pain”

Edited by Kathi Kemper, Cora Breuner, Patricia Schofield, Søren Ventegodt and Joav Merrick


Pain and comfort
Professor Kathi J Kemper, MD, MPH


Music therapy and pain management in pediatric patients undergoing painful procedures: A review of the literature and a call for research
Leigh A Kirby, MT-BC, BM, BA, Rosemary Oliva, LCAT, MT-BC, BM and Olle Jane Z Sahler, MD

Integrative post-graduate medical education in pediatrics: A novel elective with a developmental perspective
Emily Esmaili, DO and Kathi J Kemper, MD, MPH

Changing the medical paradigm: What does health and disease look like when we shift our viewpoint?
Bernard Brom and Dip Acup

Integrative pain medicine and palliative care at a US Children’s Hospital
Stefan J Friedrichsdorf, MD, Christine Gibbon, PhD, Barb Symalla, RN, CNS, Stacy Remke, LICSW and Jody Chrastak, RN


Pain and its management in a traditional rural community in the Eastern Province of Kenya
Lindsay J Bisiker, BSc, BA, MSc, Rachel Jenkins, MD, Titus Kanui, PhD, DVM and Christopher Musembi, BSc

Inclusion of a CAM therapy (chiropractic care) for the management of musculoskeletal pain in an integrative, inner city, hospital-based primary care setting
Deborah Kopansky-Giles, BPHE, DC, Howard Vernon, DC, PhD, Heather Boon, PhD, Igor Steiman, MSc, DC, Maureen Kelly, BScN, MPA and Natasha Kachan, MEd

Pain perception and touch healing in healthy adults: A preliminary prospective randomized controlled study
Sheila Wang, PhD, Bradley E Huitema, PhD, Rosalyn Bruyere, DDiv, Ken Weintrub, MA, Patricia Megregian, MDiv and David M Steinhorn, MD

A survey to assess patient awareness and interest in hypnosis for cancer pain and distressing procedures
Janet Nguyen, BSc, Charles Hayter, MD, Rebecca Wong, MD, Cyril Danjoux, MD and Lori Holden, BSc MRTT

Sleep problems in JIA patients: Relationships with mood, pain, and functional status and health-related quality of life
Dawn Hrelic, BS, Kelly Rouster-Stevens, MD, Harry Gewanter, MD and Kathi J Kemper, MD, MPH

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