Acupuncture-associated infection
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...Acupuncture is an 8000 year old medicine practice which s back to the Taoist region in China. The history of acupuncture is beyond the recorded history hence the methodology of conducting it has come down through the tradition of practices and verbal mode of knowledge transfer. The people in the 8000 year old era were aware of the meditation and they would observe the flow of energy in and out of the body. These people would analyze and understand the interaction of the man with nature and the whole universe. Fu His was one of sage during this time who came up with the concept of Yin and Yang which is the considered as the fundamental of the Chinese...
Acupuncture in Treating Infertility
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...Acupuncture in Treating Infertility Purpose In vitro-fertilization (IVF) treatments cost thousands of dollars, and even then, their rate of success may be low. Several IVF treatments may be needed in order to ensure a successful pregnancy. For which reason, various methods have been suggested in order to assist in making these treatments successful. One of these methods is acupuncture. Limited studies however have been carried out on this subject matter. This paper shall therefore review literature on acupuncture and whether it is effective in assisting facilitate pregnancy for women undergoing in vitro-fertilization. This paper will also...
Acupuncture: An Effective Treatment
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...Acupuncture Acupuncture is way to cure diseases through with the help of inserting needles in skin. This techniqueof medical care originated more than 2000 years ago in China. At present, the American practice of acupuncture has been derived from Korean, Chinese and Japanese way of acupuncture treatment. This technique is practiced by the insertion of hair thin needles through the skin at several strategic points of the body (Mediline plus). This ancient technique was practice of the Chinese people to relieve pain. Acupuncture is an effective technique. It helps in reducing vomiting and feeling of nausea in patient after chemotherapy and surgeries. Researchers have failed to understand fully...
Acupuncture: an effective treatment
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...Acupuncture Acupuncture is practice or way to cure several diseases, through inserting needles in skin. This practice results in health and welfare of the patient. This technique of medical care was originated about more than 2000 years ago in China. At present, American practices of punctures, has been taken from Korean, Chinese and Japanese and from culture of other countries. In USA, this technique is practiced by the insertion of hair thin needle in the skin and in the strategic point of the body (Mediline plus). This ancient technique was practice of the Chinese, to relieve pain. Acupuncture is an effective technique. It helps in reducing vomiting and feeling of nausea in patient, after...
Foundation in Acupuncture
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...Acupuncture Introduction Acupuncture is an old practice originated in China, where acupuncture has been being practiced for a period of over 2000 years. Although, reports have proved its utility in different clinical conditions, especially those which are not amenable to conventional allopathic management despite sufferings the patients may go through. It is to be remembered that despite its use and increasing use in the current times, its use remains controversial and often viewed as a part of oriental culture rather than an established branch of medical practice. The main reason for this has been stated to be lack of evidence. In fact, the confusion about... acupuncture in...
Acupuncture for Neck Pain
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...acupuncture in back pain. 3.2: Treatment effectiveness 3.2.1: Acupuncture versus placebo White et al 2004: Acupuncture versus placebo for the treatment of chronic mechanical neck pain: a randomised control trial - Annals of Internal Medicine 2004 In the study by White et al (2004) it was found... that acupuncture reduced neck pain and produced a statistically significant effect in study participants when compared with placebo. This effect however was not found to be clinically significant. The design of the study was a randomised, single-blind, placebo controlled, parallel-arm trial. The sample of participants was selected from two outpatient departments in the UK, with a...
The mechanistic basis of acupuncture
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...Acupuncture – A Scientific Review This article summarizes the various theories proposed to explain the mechanism of action of acupuncture. Method Literature pertaining to research and information about mechanism of action of acupuncture was searched from relevant databases like PUBMED, MEDLINE, etc. The MESH key words used were “acupuncture” and “mechanism”. Also, relevant literatures in Google Search without restriction for language of publication were searched. The literature was then narrowed down to few selected articles of interest. The main issues and concepts were identified and discussed in relation to the broader literature. Introduction Acupuncture is one... Mechanistic Basis of...
Patient Satisfaction with their acupuncture practitioners
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...Acupuncture practitioners LITERATURE REVIEW PLATONOVA ET AL (2008): Patient satisfaction is traditionally described as the subjective experience of the patient during provision of care. According to Platonova et al (2008) among the factors associated with patient satisfaction are sustained relationship with a primary care physician, organizational accessibility, coordination of specialty care and resultant comprehensiveness of care .Platonova et al (2008) provides the understanding of patient satisfaction which has been developed during many years of medical and marketing research, namely “an immediate postpurchase phenomenon evaluating the service... Running Head: Patient Satisfaction with their...
Is acupuncture an effetive treatment for Insomnia
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...Acupuncture an Effective Treatment for Insomnia? A Critical Review of Literature Table of Contents Introduction Insomnia is not a severe condition; rather, it is a common, persistent disorder that is oftentimes not recognised or cured. It may cause mental distress, impair a person’s cognitive functions, and affect physical strength. It has a direct control on a person’s work and life. It can be said that pharmacological therapies are not the only ways to treat insomnia; instead, alternative treatments such as acupuncture may also be considered. One advantage of acupuncture as a method of treatment of insomnia over medications, aside from the fewer side effects, is that medicines only provide...
Acupuncture versus Analgesics for the Treatment of Migraines
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...Acupuncture versus Analgesics for the Treatment of Migraines Migraine is a common disorder which exists worldwide. Over the years it has become even more common in women of various ages. The onset of migraine not only affects the lives of the ones suffering from it, but also the life of those around them (Rutberg & ?hrling, 2009). The onset of migraine is very unpredictable. Patients can have migraine episodes as frequently as daily and as seldom as once a month. Migraine is mostly accompanied by nausea and vomiting. It is very important for a migraine to be diagnosed correctly, as these headaches can go undiagnosed for long periods of time, thereby resulting in extreme...
Adenosine A1 receptors mediate local antinociceptive effects of acupuncture
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...acupuncture” (Nanna, et al, . The article examines thebiological mechanisms and processes involved in the body during acupuncture therapy. Acupuncture as a therapeutic method has been existence for a long time but in spite of its proved effectiveness, western medicine has been reluctant to embrace or n acknowledge its significance. One of the major reasons for the reluctance in accepting acupuncture in western medical fraternity is lack of understanding on how the method works in the body to alleviate pain and inability to demonstrate its biological foundation in experiments. In order to explain the biological... ?Summary of the article, “Adenosine A1 receptors mediate local antinociceptive effects of...
The effect of acupuncture at the cellular level
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...acupuncture. There is evidence that acupuncture relieves pain in patients, but until now there is still considerable uncertainty about how this happens, with some proposing that a placebo effect is at work, while others continue to look for evidence of the chemical processes at work during acupuncture. The aim of this study is to examine exactly these chemical processes and find evidence for the analgesic effect of acupuncture at the cellular level. The method is a series of controlled experiments on mice, simulating... ?Summary The background to the study by Goldman at al. on adenosine A1 receptors in mice lies in the debate that exists between Western medical science and the Chinese practice of...
The effects of Yoga, Meditation, and Acupuncture and Physical Health
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...Acupuncture on Physical Health The effects of Yoga, Meditation, and Acupuncture onPhysical Health Though modern medicine has proven to be a big stride in the health sector over the past century, there are still a number of people who prefer the use of alternative methods when dealing with various problems. This is not to say that these alternative methods are better than the manufactured cures that scientists have developed but they can be seen to provide a variety of choices for those who may prefer not to opt for these modern remedies offered by medicine and in some cases they have been seen to be effective in their use. It should be noted however... that these alternative methods do not...
Acupuncture is an effective treatment for Pre Menstrual Syndrome.
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...Acupuncture is an Effective Treatment for Pre Menstrual Syndrome Pre Menstrual Syndrome (PMS) affects millions of women today. It is considered as a debilitating disease that affects the quality of one’s life. After its diagnosis, first line treatment consists of a lifestyle change that includes stress management, exercise and maintaining a healthy diet. For those who prove unresponsive to these, they would have to resort to medications including benzodiazepine, oral progestines or contraceptives among others (Habek, Habek and Barbir). However, more women today are trying the ancient Chinese technique of acupuncture to help treat their PMS. ...
Critical thinking of (Adenosine A1 receptors mediate local anti-nociceptive effects of acupuncture)
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...acupuncture” (Nanna, et al, . The article examines thebiological mechanisms and processes involved in the body during acupuncture therapy. Acupuncture as a therapeutic method has been existence for a long time but in spite of its proved effectiveness, western medicine has been reluctant to embrace or n acknowledge its significance. One of the major reasons for the reluctance in accepting acupuncture in western medical fraternity is lack of understanding on how the method works in the body to alleviate pain and inability to demonstrate its biological foundation in experiments. In order to explain the biological... Summary of the article, “Adenosine A1 receptors mediate local antinociceptive effects of...
The communicative relationship between the doctor and patient in the treatment of acupuncture
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...Acupuncture This paper gives a brief explanation of acupuncture’s procedure and the communicative relationship that exists between the doctor and patient and is necessary for the treatment. Procedure of Acupuncture The treatment of acupuncture has its origin in China and this procedure is also common in various other East Asian countries and was very commonly practiced approximately 2,000 years ago while some theories also provide evidences of its use around 5,000 years ago. The procedure of acupuncture includes the penetration of painless needles in the body of the patient. It is used for the treatment of various... ? The Communicative Relationship between the Doctor and Patient in the Treatment of...
A review of the literature on the effectiveness of acupuncture on chronic neck pain
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...acupuncture in back pain. 3.2: Treatment effectiveness 3.2.1: Acupuncture versus placebo White et al 2004: Acupuncture versus placebo for the treatment of chronic mechanical neck pain: a randomised control trial – Annals of Internal Medicine 2004 In the study by White et al (2004) it was found... that acupuncture reduced neck pain and produced a statistically significant effect in study participants when compared with placebo. This effect however was not found to be clinically significant. The design of the study was a randomised, single-blind, placebo controlled, parallel-arm trial. The sample of participants was selected from two outpatient departments in the UK, with a...
Literature review of Acupuncture as an adjunct in Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal
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...Acupuncture in Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal at the Community Residential Withdrawal Unit, Footscray Hospital, Melbourne. Aust J Acupunct Chin Med, 3(2): pp. 5–12. This paper sought to identify client and staff perceptions on the benefits and limitations of acupuncture in the Community Residential Withdrawal Unit (CRWU) program. It was carried out through semi-structured interviews which were able to establish an understanding of client and staff experiences on acupuncture. A thematic method of analysis was used and a comparative analysis of client and staff views was carried out in order to evaluate convergences... ?QUESTION Annotated Bibliography Ryan, D., McDonough, M., and Berryman, C. (2008)....
Use of acupuncture as an adjunct tool in the management of chronic low back pain: A Case Study.
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...Acupuncture as an Adjunct Tool in the Management of Chronic Low Back Pain: A Case Study Introduction:Chronic low back pain is a global health challenge. The incidence of the ailment has led to increased medical costs. In addition, there is much debate concerning the most effective approach to manage chronic low back pain. On the other hand, acupuncture has featured in managing many conditions, and there is empirical evidence, which states that it can help in managing chronic low back pain. Purpose:This study uses a case study approach to use acupuncture in the management, and subsequent treatment of chronic low back pain. There is evidence...
Complementary and alternative medicine(CAM) therapies including traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture, aromatherapy, homeopathy and naturopathy have gained considerable popularity in recent years. Why have so many chosen such therapies in preference t
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...acupuncture, aromatherapy, homeopathy and neuropathy have gained considerable popularity in recent years. Why have so many chosen such therapies in preferences to western medicine? What are the actual benefits and risks of alternative therapies? How can the industry be better to ensure high standard of public health and safety. This essay will thresh out general and various information about complementary and alternative medicine. Likewise, it would enumerate some advantages and the reasons why some forms of CAM are used together with standard medical practices to effect healing. It also points out why... Complimentary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies including traditional Chinese medicine,...
Social research method--(traditional chinese medicine and acupuncture)
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...Critical appraisal of Benson and Britten (2007) This work pertains to a critical appraisal of Benson and Britten (2007). Research Aims. The aim of the study is “to describe the ways in which patients taking antihypertensive drug balance reservations against reasons for taking them” (Benson and Britten 2007, p. 1). In particular, the study sought to “describe the range of reservations and reasons to take drugs that patient expressed and the way that they balanced these” (Benson and Britten 2007, p. 1). Appropriateness of qualitative methodology. Qualitative research is appropriate for the subject matter. Although, it is also possible to do the research using quantitative methods, qualitative... appraisal ...
Analyse how 3 complementary therapies (Acupuncture, Herbal medicine, Massage) differs from conventional medicine
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...Analysis of Complementary Therapies Introduction “Complementary therapies aim to treat the whole person, not just the symptoms of disease” (Complementary Therapies, 2013). These are also known as alternative therapy. A Holistic Approach is the basis of alternative therapy. It aims at bringing harmony to the body, mind and spirit in order to facilitate good health. Alternative therapies include Acupressure, Massage, Herbal medicine, Homeopathy, Yoga, Ayurveda, Reiki etc. Conventional medicine is defined as “the treatment of medical conditions with medications, by doctors, nurses and other conventional healthcare providers who employ methods developed according to scientific traditions... of Complementary ...
Problem solving
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...ACUPUNCTURE AS AN ALTERNATIVE MEDICAL PRACTICE Acupuncture as an Alternative Medical Practice ………. ……………… Unit …., Semester………, Academic Level………. Name of the professor…….. Date of Submission………………….. Health care is one of the fundamental issues in the contemporary society. Though conventional medicine has dominated the global healthcare system, alternative medical practices have also played a significant role in the health sector and cannot be ignored. There are many such practices, but the paper will examine acupuncture. Acupuncture is one of the major traditional Chinese medical practices, and it involves a myriad of...
You can chose from the instruction that I attarched
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...Acupuncture Art of Healing Introduction Exceptionally fine and hair-thin flexible needles are positioned in particular places on the energetic passageways, named meridians. Once the needles are injected, one may feel a tingling sensation of warmth. Most individuals undergoing the procedure are astonished to find the therapy quite stimulating. The duration and rate of a therapy session may differ for every person and will be decided by the specialist. Acupuncture therapy is arranged according to the nature of the patient’s state. As one recovers, fewer appointments are needed (Cim.ucsd, 2015). This essay discusses acupuncture and the ways...
Choose one particular form of complementary (non-traditional, alternative) medicine and why it may not be accepted by insurance providers or reimbursed by insurance companies. Describe its clinical approach and effectiveness, evaluate its economic impact,
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...Acupuncture Therapy An Investigation of Factors Responsible for the Current of Insurance Coverage for Acupuncture Therapy Thesis: Insurance companies have been increasingly providing coverage for acupuncture treatments, on a selective basis, based on the effectiveness of treatments Abstract An increasing number of consumers are using acupuncture for treatment of diseases and disorders. However, the majority of insurance plans do not cover acupuncture causing hardship for patients. Insurance companies have been increasingly providing coverage for acupuncture treatments, on a selective basis, based on the effectiveness of treatments and acceptance. Introduction... Running header: Insurance Coverage for...
Chinese Medecine
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...Acupuncture is an 8000 year old medicine practice which s back to the Taoist region in China. The history of acupuncture is beyond therecorded history hence the methodology of conducting it has come down through the tradition of practices and verbal mode of knowledge transfer. The people in the 8000 year old era were aware of the meditation and they would observe the flow of energy in and out of the body. These people would analyze and understand the interaction of the man with nature and the whole universe. Fu His was one of sage during this time who came up with the concept of Yin and Yang which is the considered as the fundamental of the Chinese...
Product Helath Claims in the Media
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...Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine In an online article en d Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Strongly Protect Us from Cold and Flu, Melissa Sokulski explores the solution to colds and flu, which is through acupuncture and Chinese medicine. According to the Chinese, colds and flu are considered to be part of an external pathogen that invades the body. Qi, or the body’s energy, is crucial since it can fend off external pathogen if it is strong enough; however, if the qi is weak, the body can submit to colds and flu. The author used this strong Chinese finding to back up her claim that acupuncture and Chinese medicine prove to...
Assessing reliability and credibility of CAM resources
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...acupuncture, as a CAM therapy in medical science. The paper duly assesses the reliability and credibility of this practice thereto. Additionally, the paper analyses the credibility of the sources that provide detailed information about the disease online. Discussion Acupuncture is one of the oldest forms of treatment under the Chinese traditional medicine practices. The process of medication trails pricking of needles at specific positions of the body, which effectively alters flow of energy into healthier arrays controlling and refreshing the neuron system in a human body. Acupuncture... Assessing Reliability and Credibility of CAM Resources Introduction The Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)...
Acupuncture:answer to chronic pain management
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...ACUPUNCTURE: ANSWER TO CHRONIC PAIN MANAGEMENT God has allowed pain to rack a human being's body for several purposes. First, it makes man remind him of his finiteness and his being a vincible and dependent creature. Without pain, man can freely assert that he is the captain of his body and soul. God has allowed pain in order to warn man of the proximate possibility of danger lurking inside his corporal system i.e. that something potentially or actually damaging has caused irregularity and imbalance in his body and might potentially cause his body to go helter-skelter resulting to the institutionalization of pain in his life, making it a chronic pain that causes him to...
Conclusion
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...Acupuncture versus Analgesics for the Treatment of Migraines 2/16 Acupuncture versus Analgesics for the Treatment of Migraines Migraine is a common disorder which exists worldwide. Over the years it has become even more common in women of various ages. The onset of migraine not only affects the lives of the ones suffering from it, but also the lives of those around them (Rutberg & Ӧhrling, 2009). The onset of migraine is very unpredictable. Patients can have migraine episodes as frequently as daily or as seldom as once a month. Migraine is mostly accompanied by nausea and vomiting. It is very important for a migraine to be diagnosed correctly, as these...
Chinese Medicine
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...acupuncture. Nevertheless, this is just one of the many examples of Chinese medicine. Other treatment techniques apart from acupuncture include Qigong and Herbal Therapy among others. However, one of the major areas of importance in Chinese medicine is the Qi, which can be translated to mean vital energy. The Chinese traditional medicine practitioners believe this energy as the driving force that informs all things. They go further and describe the formation of the human body into meridians. American Views on Chinese Herbal Medicine Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been practiced in USA for a long time. However, many Americans did not initially embrace it; instead, they went... Chinese Medicine...
Non traditional health care
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...acupuncture, folk remedies, and naturopathic medicine among others. I live in a community of Native Americans, Asian and Dutch; there are a few acupuncture and naturopathic clinics... NON-TRADITIONAL HEALTHCARE There are a variety of non-traditional healthcare forms that are used to complement or supplement both traditional and ordinary healthcare systems. As a result, a number of care systems have been discovered in various regions across the world, and their ability to offer relief and cure to patients has been confirmed. One particular feature of non-traditional healthcare systems is that they vary from place to place implying the cultural perspective of these forms of treatment. Moreover,...
Specific Therapeutic Technique
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...Acupuncture- this is falls under 'Whole Medicine' classification of National Centre for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. It is part of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Acupuncture can be defined as the technique of inserting needles at the acupuncture points in the body to restore the health of the body by getting rid of disease and pain. Loss of balance between yin and yang energies is believed to be the cause of diseases. Treatment involves applying pressure on the 12 "meridians" or the primary pathways. There are other secondary... The five categories of therapies as defined by the National Institutes of Health and the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine are Whole Medical Sys...
Chinese Clinical Medicine - Paediatric conditions
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...acupuncture, herbal medicines, tai chi, dietary treatments, and other massage and therapies (Ecklund n.d.). Seldom will children ever complain of having sleep issues and such a condition will probably be observed by their parents so as to identify sleep interruption in the clinical circumstances. Also, parents of lower age... Traditional Chinese Medicine Introduction Among other pediatric conditions including asthma, warts, and infantile eczema, insomnia is also a condition among children that occurs as a result of various causes. The causes for pediatric insomnia are diverse and include therapeutic and behavioral problems or a combination of both that results in the development of the condition. Althou...
Critiq a research methadology
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...acupuncture has been employed by various drug treatment facilities in the United States for the rehabilitation of both primary cocaine-dependence and opiate-dependence. The objective of the research conducted is a thorough evaluation of the effectiveness of the auricular acupuncture method, as categorized by the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) for the treatment of cocaine dependence. There has been significant amount of studies that attempted to measure the effectiveness of auricular acupuncture... for the treatment of cocaine dependence; however, there have been various results and reports. Some studies showed the positive effects of acupuncture...
Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
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...acupuncture, aromatherapy, chiropractic, herbal medicine, homeopathy, Alexander technique, Osteopathy, and yoga. The growing interests in complementary therapies have enhanced scientific evidence regarding the history of traditional use, safety and effectiveness. The most prevalent reasons for the use of complementary... (Chisholm and Sheldon 2011, p.24). No therapy should be perceived as proven to be safe and effective if service users have not been engaged in its design and evaluation. TASK 2 A) Explain the benefits and disadvantages of two complementary therapies of your choice Acupuncture features as one of the most natural forms of alternative medicine whereby endorphins...
Traditional Chinese Medicine Article Critique
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...Acupuncture. Prim Care Clin Office Pract 2002; 29: 393– 405. 6. Fisher P, Ward A. Complementary medicine in Europe. BMJ 1994; 309: 107– 11. 7. Kaptchuk TJ. Acupuncture: theory, efficacy and practice. Ann Intern Med 2002; 136: 374– 83. 8. Rajput M. Attitudes about acupuncture and homeopathy among doctors in research positions: a survey. J Altern Complement Med 2005; 11: 229– 31. 9. lungenhausen M, Endres EG, Kukuk P, Schaub C, Maier C, Zenz M. Überschätzen Ärzte... Research Critique The article chosen for critique is called the “Treatment of patients with chronic headaches in a hospital for traditional Chinese medicine in Germany -A randomised, waiting list controlled trial” and is a joint effort b...
Evidenc-based practice: should nurses provide complementary and alternative medicine along with traditional medicine for patients with low back pain?
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...acupuncture, which involves piercing the pressure points in the body to relieve pain and facilitate the flow of energy. Using a combination of methods to treat back pain can enhance the rate of recovery for a patient (Moritz et al, 2011). Using a combination of traditional and alternative medicines enables the patient to recover over a shorter period and achieve long-term results. The patient recovers from recurring back pains through using a combination of traditional with complementary methods of treatment. Traditional methods for managing back pain for patients enhance the effects of complementary... Evidence-Based Practice Back pain refers to a problem in the human body that is the source of pain and ...
Complementary or Alternative Medicine
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...acupuncture, has been shown to have positive outcomes in treatment of depression. To illustrate, a double-blind study involving 38 women (ages 18 to 45) demonstrated how acupuncture significantly reduced symptoms of major-depression using DSM-IV criteria (Allen & Schnyer, 1998). This study was based on a placebo controlled clinical trial that compared the use of acupuncture with the established standard... COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE Contemporary and alternative medicines (CAM) represent a spectrum of diverse medical practices, old and new-age, designed to prevent or treat diseases and other health conditions. Comprised of different treatment approaches, medical traditions and philosophies, ...
Dry Needling in Physical Therapy
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...acupuncture needle is directed at myofacial trigger points (MTrPs) to stimulate them in order to diagnose neuromuscular pain and movement deficits. MTrPs are defined as “hyperirritable spots in skeletal... Dry Needling in Physical Therapy Dry needling is a technique used by physical therapists to treat myofacial pain in which a dry needle is inserted into a trigger point to inactivate it and relieve pain. Dry Needling Techniques There has been a lot of research in many parts of the world as to what dry needling (DN) is and what mechanisms are use to carry out this technique. Dommerholt, Moral, and Grobli (2006), in their research on DN, referred to it as an intramuscular stimulation (IMS) in which an acup...
Vignette based qualitative research study: Exploring personal experience(s) of receiving complimentary Medicine treatment
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...acupuncture, the patients’ expectations when receiving acupuncture, the required length of the treatment, the importance of therapeutic relationship, its limitations, and procedure/informed consent respectively. (See Table I – Summary of the Colour Coding Scheme below) Table I – Summary of the Colour Coding Scheme Colour Code Six (6) Major Themes Pink Benefits Green Expectations Red Length of Treatment Yellow Importance... Vignette-Based Qualitative Research Study: Exploring Personal Experience(s) of Receiving Complimentary Medicine Treatment ID Number Course Title & Code Instructor’s Name Date Total Number of Words: 1,580 Introduction The purpose of this study is to explore the personal experience(s) of...
Vignette Based Qualitative
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...acupuncture, the patients’ expectations when receiving acupuncture, the required length of the treatment, the importance of therapeutic relationship, its limitations, and procedure/informed consent respectively. (See Table I – Summary of the Colour Coding Scheme below) Table I – Summary of the Colour Coding Scheme Colour Code Six (6) Major Themes Pink Benefits Green Expectations Red Length of Treatment Yellow Importance... ? Vignette-Based Qualitative Research Study: Exploring Personal Experience(s) of Receiving Complimentary Medicine Treatment IDNumber Course Title & Code Instructor’s Name Date Total Number of Words: 1,580 Introduction The purpose of this study is to explore the personal experience(s)...
Six different types of Alternative Holistic Treaments for Sleep Disorders.
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...acupuncture; and in the United Kingdom, expenditure on complementary or alternative medicine stands at US$ 2300 million per year” (WHO). Thus, WHO recognized... Holistic Methods for Treatment of Sleep Disorders s In the recent decades, various alternative methods of treatment have been gaining popularity: people suffering from different diseases often resort to alternative medicine. Moreover, alternative methods of treatment are frequently used as means of primary health care in many countries, as it is reported by the World Health Organization (WHO). According to WHO reports, “in France, 75% of the population has used complementary medicine at least once; in Germany, 77% of pain clinics provide...
Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tui Na Massage and regular massage for the treatment of pediatric and adolescent issues
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...acupuncture. However, the purpose of this discussion to enlighten the public on the role of TCM... from childhood obesity and lack of inactivity. On the other hand, excessive physical activity from sports activities can also cause problems. Moreover, diseases and infections can also contribute to the development of musculoskeletal problems in children and adolescents. For some years now, TCM has contributed in aiding pediatric cases as well as adolescents with musculoskeletal problems. The following areas of TCM illustrate the benefits of the treatment to children and adolescents: Acupuncture Acupuncture is one of the most popular TCM treatment. In a study...
Alternative Pain Therapy
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...acupuncture to treat PSTD 30 Preface I chose to work on this paper and the topic, ‘alternative chronic pain treatment techniques’ due to the fact that a lot has happened over the years as a result of side effects of analgesics. Tragedies that could otherwise been avoided have motivated me to do the research and study options of minimizing pain and assess whether they are better compared to the conventional methods being used. I would like to acknowledge my friends and family for their unwavering support throughout the research time. I would also like to thank and acknowledge my course professor... ? ALTERNATIVE PAIN THERAPY s Table of Contents List of Tables iii iii Preface iv v CHAPTER ONE 6...
Health care information and resources
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...acupuncture in their locality, who told her that acupuncture is not a cure for treating weight control problems (Komada, n.d.). However, acupuncture is effective only if the patient is prepared to change his or her lifestyle. The acupuncturist explained that the method will necessitate the insertion of needles at particular points on the body and ear which will discharge endorphins that produces a calming... Health Care Information and Resources Cynthia is a fifteen year old girl who is an only child. She attends the local high school and is Asian by origin, although she grew up in London where she currently resides with her parents who have long time jobs in the said city. Her desire to shed off...
Alternative Pain Therapy
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...acupuncture as a pain management therapy... ?Running Head: Proposal on Alternative Pain Therapy Proposal on Alternative Pain Therapy [Institute’s PROPOSAL ON ALTERNATIVE PAIN THERAPY Research Question “Is alternative pain therapy beneficial, safe, and cost effective for chronic orthopaedic pain?” Argument Claim Military patients should be suggested to use alternate pain management methods instead of analgesics to avoid drug dependency. Reasons Individuals involved in warfare are the ones highly susceptible for starting drug dependency / prescription drug addiction. They utilize these drugs to deal with pain due to injury during the combat as well as to handle the emotional suffering of war fatigue or...
Nontraditional Health Care
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...acupuncture, folk remedies, massage, meditation, spiritual healing... ? The Availability of Nontraditional Health Care in the Philadelphia, PA Area The Availability of Nontraditional Health Care in the Philadelphia, PA Area Introduction Most people have a basic understanding of how modern medicine works. Accordingly, many people tend to have a yearly checkup in order to understand their health status. However, in case they are diagnosed of a disease, doctors prescribe drugs for use. At the same time, for those who happen to break their bones, a cast is often provided and all these are good as new. Nevertheless, other approaches to healing have emerged in recent times. Micozzi (2010) reported that many...
Non Traditional Health Care
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...acupuncture, naturopathy, yoga, music therapy, etc. Non-Traditional Health Care in Arizona Much like other states of the nation, Arizona has a pluralistic culture. Its over five million population boasts of European, Asian, Mexican and Latin-American immigrants. It is also unique for its very large Indian population... ? Holism in Non-Traditional Health Care (School or College) Introduction This paper discusses Non-Traditional Health Care, as it practiced side-by-side with the traditional and modern health care. It will attempt to show that the emergence of non-traditional health care is caused by several factors, among which the need for holism in healthcare appears dominant. Alternative Medicine and...
Music Therapy in obstertic patient
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...Acupuncture, massage, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, and hypnosis are promising, but they require further study. The effectiveness of childbirth education, relaxation and breathing, heat and cold, acupressure, hypnosis, aromatherapy, music, and audioanalgesia are either inadequately studied or findings are too variable to draw conclusions on effectiveness. All the methods studied had evidence of widespread satisfaction among a majority of users. Introduction The management of labor pain is one of the main goals of maternity care. The two models of care, often referred... 1. Hamrin, V., (2002). Psychiatric assessment and treatment of pediatric pain. [Online]. Available: HTTP: http...
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