Charlie C L Xue

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Affiliation: RMIT University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use in Australia: a national population-based survey
    Charlie C L Xue
    World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Altern Complement Med 13:643-50. 2007
  2. pmc Key considerations for conducting Chinese medicine clinical trials in hospitals
    Johannah L Shergis
    Traditional and Complementary Medicine Research Program, School of Health Sciences and Health Innovations Research Institute HIRi, RMIT University, PO Box 71, Bundoora, Victoria 3083, Australia
    Chin Med 8:3. 2013
  3. pmc Acupuncture as analgesia for low back pain, ankle sprain and migraine in emergency departments: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Marc Cohen
    RMIT University Australia PO Box 71 Bundoora, Victoria 3083 Australia
    Trials 12:241. 2011
  4. pmc Array-based techniques for fingerprinting medicinal herbs
    Linhai Niu
    School of Applied Sciences, Health Innovations Research Institute, RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
    Chin Med 6:18. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of acupuncture in the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis: a randomized controlled clinical trial
    Charlie Changli Xue
    The Chinese Medicine Unit, RMIT University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Chin Med 30:1-11. 2002
  6. pmc Recent developments of acupuncture in Australia and the way forward
    Charlie Changli Xue
    World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, Discipline of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora, Victoria 3083, Australia
    Chin Med 4:7. 2009
  7. pmc Acupuncture, chiropractic and osteopathy use in Australia: a national population survey
    Charlie C L Xue
    Division of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 8:105. 2008
  8. pmc Desired Chinese medicine practitioner capabilities and professional development needs: a survey of registered practitioners in Victoria, Australia
    Charlie C Xue
    Division of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:27. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Principles in designing traditional medicine education programs
    Charlie Changli Xue
    The Chinese Medicine Unit, RMIT University
    Pac Health Dialog 10:99-105. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for persistent allergic rhinitis: a randomised, sham-controlled trial
    Charlie C L Xue
    Division of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, RMIT University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:337-41. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use in Australia: a national population-based survey
    Charlie C L Xue
    World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Altern Complement Med 13:643-50. 2007
    ....
  2. pmc Key considerations for conducting Chinese medicine clinical trials in hospitals
    Johannah L Shergis
    Traditional and Complementary Medicine Research Program, School of Health Sciences and Health Innovations Research Institute HIRi, RMIT University, PO Box 71, Bundoora, Victoria 3083, Australia
    Chin Med 8:3. 2013
    ..This article identifies the key challenges and limitations of conducting CM clinical trials in Australian hospitals...
  3. pmc Acupuncture as analgesia for low back pain, ankle sprain and migraine in emergency departments: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Marc Cohen
    RMIT University Australia PO Box 71 Bundoora, Victoria 3083 Australia
    Trials 12:241. 2011
    ..The current study aims to assess the efficacy of acupuncture for providing effective analgesia to patients presenting with acute low back pain, migraine and ankle sprain at the EDs of four hospitals in Melbourne, Australia...
  4. pmc Array-based techniques for fingerprinting medicinal herbs
    Linhai Niu
    School of Applied Sciences, Health Innovations Research Institute, RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
    Chin Med 6:18. 2011
    ..For the species with few genome sequence information but high polymorphism rates, SDA techniques are particularly recommended because they require less labour and lower material cost...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of acupuncture in the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis: a randomized controlled clinical trial
    Charlie Changli Xue
    The Chinese Medicine Unit, RMIT University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Chin Med 30:1-11. 2002
    ..No side effects were observed for both groups. The results indicate that acupuncture is an effective and safe alternative treatment for the management of SAR...
  6. pmc Recent developments of acupuncture in Australia and the way forward
    Charlie Changli Xue
    World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, Discipline of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora, Victoria 3083, Australia
    Chin Med 4:7. 2009
    ..Recent developments of acupuncture in Australia indicate that through adequate and appropriate evaluation, acupuncture begins to integrate into mainstream health care in Australia...
  7. pmc Acupuncture, chiropractic and osteopathy use in Australia: a national population survey
    Charlie C L Xue
    Division of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 8:105. 2008
    ....
  8. pmc Desired Chinese medicine practitioner capabilities and professional development needs: a survey of registered practitioners in Victoria, Australia
    Charlie C Xue
    Division of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:27. 2008
    ..This study obtained practitioners' views on desired capabilities for competent Chinese medicine practice and to identify professional development needs...
  9. ncbi request reprint Principles in designing traditional medicine education programs
    Charlie Changli Xue
    The Chinese Medicine Unit, RMIT University
    Pac Health Dialog 10:99-105. 2003
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for persistent allergic rhinitis: a randomised, sham-controlled trial
    Charlie C L Xue
    Division of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, RMIT University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:337-41. 2007
    ..To investigate the effectiveness and safety of acupuncture in persistent allergic rhinitis (PAR) DESIGN: Randomised, single-blind, sham-controlled trial conducted from May 2004 to February 2005...
  11. ncbi request reprint Does acupuncture or Chinese herbal medicine have a role in the treatment of allergic rhinitis?
    Charlie C Xue
    The RMIT Chinese Medicine Research Group, School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 6:175-9. 2006
    ..Until relatively recently, however, evidence for the efficacy and safety of these therapies in allergic conditions has been lacking...
  12. ncbi request reprint Efficacy, chemistry and pharmacology of chinese herbal medicine for allergic rhinitis
    C C L Xue
    The RMIT Chinese Medicine Research Group, Faculty of Life Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora, VIC 3083, Australia
    Curr Med Chem 11:1403-21. 2004
    ..The chemical structures characterising these classes of compound and the pharmacological actions of these and other constituents of the herbs, relevant to allergic rhinitis, have been reviewed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of adding a Chinese herbal preparation to acupuncture for seasonal allergic rhinitis: randomised double-blind controlled trial
    C C L Xue
    RMIT Chinese Medicine Research Group, RMIT University, Bundoora West Campus, Bundoora, Victoria 3083, Australia
    Hong Kong Med J 9:427-34. 2003
    ..To assess whether the addition of a Chinese herbal medicine formula to acupuncture affects the severity of symptoms and quality-of-life scores among patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis...
  14. pmc Panax ginseng C.A Meyer root extract for moderate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Charlie C Xue
    Discipline of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences and Health Innovations Research Institute HIRi, RMIT University, Bundoora, Vic, Australia
    Trials 12:164. 2011
    ..Several controlled clinical trials using ginseng for COPD have shown promising clinical effect, however these studies were generally small and with some potential bias, prompting the need for rigorously designed studies...
  15. doi request reprint Herbal medicine for dementia: a systematic review
    Brian H May
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Australia
    Phytother Res 23:447-59. 2009
    ..No severe adverse events were reported. These trials provide overall positive evidence for the effectiveness and safety of certain HMs for dementia management...
  16. doi request reprint Beliefs and attitudes towards complementary medicine among registered nurses in Hong Kong
    Eleanor Holroyd
    Division of Nursing and Midwifery, School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:1660-6. 2008
    ..Little, however, is known about CAM usage among nurses from Hong Kong who while of Chinese origin, are educated in western medical principles while exhibiting both folk knowledge and lay use of CAM in their daily lives...
  17. pmc Effect of electroacupuncture on opioid consumption in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain: protocol of a randomised controlled trial
    Charlie C L Xue
    Traditional and Complementary Medicine Research Program, Health Innovations Research Institute HIRi, School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora, Vic, Australia
    Trials 13:169. 2012
    ..The proposed research aims to assess if EA is an effective adjunct therapy to standard pain and medication management in reducing opioids use by patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain...
  18. doi request reprint Topical herbal medicine combined with pharmacotherapy for psoriasis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Shiqiang Deng
    School of Health Sciences, College of Science Engineering and Health, Traditional and Complementary Medicine Research Program, RMIT Health Innovations Research Institute HIRi, RMIT University, PO Box 71, Bundoora, Vic, 3083, Australia
    Arch Dermatol Res 305:179-89. 2013
    ..Studies that address the identified methodological deficiencies are required to further investigate the efficacy and safety of these HMs as adjunct therapies for psoriasis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Topical herbal formulae in the management of psoriasis: systematic review with meta-analysis of clinical studies and investigation of the pharmacological actions of the main herbs
    Shiqiang Deng
    School of Health Sciences, and Traditional and Complementary Medicine Research Program, Health Innovations Research Institute, RMIT University, Bundoora, Vic, 3083, Australia
    Phytother Res 28:480-97. 2014
    ..These actions may at least partially explain the apparent benefits of the topical multi-herbal formulations in psoriasis...
  20. doi request reprint Evaluating the traditional Chinese literature for herbal formulae and individual herbs used for age-related dementia and memory impairment
    Brian H May
    Traditional and Complementary Medicine Research Program, Health Innovations Research Institute, Bundoora, Vic, Australia
    Biogerontology 13:299-312. 2012
    ..The herbs identified in this study may warrant further experimental and clinical evaluation both individually and in combination...
  21. doi request reprint Systematic assessment of the representativeness of published collections of the traditional literature on Chinese medicine
    Brian H May
    Health Innovations Research Institute, WHO Collaborating Center for Traditional Medicine, School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Altern Complement Med 19:403-9. 2013
    ..When undertaking systematic searches, investigators need to assess the scope, content, and relevance of collections both singly and in comparison...
  22. ncbi request reprint Chinese herbs for memory disorders: a review and systematic analysis of classical herbal literature
    Brian H May
    Health Innovations Research Institute, WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, Discipline of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Victoria, Australia
    J Acupunct Meridian Stud 6:2-11. 2013
    ..By providing a complete, hierarchically organized list of herbs for a specific disorder, this approach can assist researchers in selecting herbs for research...
  23. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use by older Australians
    Anthony L Zhang
    Division of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, P O Box 71, Bundoora, VIC 3083, Australia
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1114:204-15. 2007
    ..The elderly are also more likely than younger adults to discuss their use of CAM with their doctors, but doctors need to play a more active role in initiating such communication...
  24. doi request reprint Traditional chinese medicine: an update on clinical evidence
    Charlie C L Xue
    World Health Organization WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, Discipline of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Altern Complement Med 16:301-12. 2010
    ..Commonly, the results of these studies were inconclusive due to the lack of quality and quantity of the trials to answer specific and answerable clinical questions...
  25. doi request reprint Phytotherapy in the management of psoriasis: a review of the efficacy and safety of oral interventions and the pharmacological actions of the main plants
    Shiqiang Deng
    School of Health Sciences, and Traditional and Complementary Medicine Program, College of Science Engineering and Health, RMIT Health Innovations Research Institute HIRi, RMIT University, PO Box 71, Bundoora, Vic, 3083, Australia
    Arch Dermatol Res 306:211-29. 2014
    ..These plants and their active constituents appear to warrant further research attention in the search for future medications for psoriasis. ..
  26. pmc Pain research in complementary and alternative medicine in Australia: a critical review
    Zhen Zheng
    Traditional and Complementary Medicine Research Group, Health Innovations Research Institute, School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Altern Complement Med 19:81-91. 2013
    ..Sixty percent (60%) to 80% of patients who visit chiropractic, osteopathic, or Chinese medicine practitioners are seeking pain relief...
  27. ncbi request reprint Personal use and professional recommendations of complementary and alternative medicine by Hong Kong registered nurses
    Charlie C L Xue
    Division of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences, The WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
    Hong Kong Med J 14:110-5. 2008
    ..To provide an understanding of Hong Kong registered nurses' personal and professional use of complementary and alternative medicine...
  28. ncbi request reprint The effect of electroacupuncture on opioid-like medication consumption by chronic pain patients: a pilot randomized controlled clinical trial
    Zhen Zheng
    Division of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Science, RMIT University, PO Box 71, Bundoora, Melbourne, Victoria 3083, Australia
    Eur J Pain 12:671-6. 2008
    ..In conclusion, REA demonstrates promising short-term reduction of OLM for participants with chronic non-malignant pain, but such effect needs to be confirmed by trials with adequate sample sizes...
  29. doi request reprint Ear acupressure for smoking cessation: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Anthony L Zhang
    School of Health Sciences, and Traditional and Complementary Medicine Research Program, Health Innovations Research Institute, RMIT University, Bundoora, Australia
    Forsch Komplementmed 20:290-4. 2013
    ..The aim of the study is to assess the efficacy and safety of EAP in assisting individuals to quit smoking and/or support them in the management of nicotine withdrawal symptoms...
  30. doi request reprint Collections of traditional Chinese medical literature as resources for systematic searches
    Brian H May
    Traditional and Complementary Medicine Research Program, Health Innovations Research Institute and World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, Discipline of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences, College of Science Engineering and Health, RMIT University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Altern Complement Med 18:1101-7. 2012
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Oral herbal medicines for psoriasis: a review of clinical studies
    Brian H May
    Traditional and Complementary Medicine Research Program, Health Innovations Research Institute, WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora, VIC 3083, Australia
    Chin J Integr Med 18:172-8. 2012
    ..In addition, syndrome differentiation should be incorporated into trial design to ensure effective translation of findings from these studies into Chinese medicine clinical practice...
  32. ncbi request reprint Chinese herbal medicine for Mild Cognitive Impairment and Age Associated Memory Impairment: a review of randomised controlled trials
    Brian H May
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, Division of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora, Vic, 3083, Australia
    Biogerontology 10:109-23. 2009
    ..Meta-analysis of three studies found the effects of the CHMs were at least equivalent to piracetam on Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) scores. No severe adverse events were reported...
  33. doi request reprint Chinese herbal medicine for atopic eczema
    Sherman Gu
    Discipline of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, PO Box 71, Plenty Road, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia, 3083
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD008642. 2013
    ..We have expanded the scope of this review to include an assessment of the topical and oral effects of CHM for eczema...
  34. doi request reprint Chaos to hope: a narrative of healing
    Zhen Zheng
    Traditional and Complementary Medicine Research Program, Health Innovations Research Institute, School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora, Victoria, The United Kingdom
    Pain Med 14:1826-38. 2013
    ..To investigate the progression of the illness and opioid journeys of people who are taking opioids for chronic non-cancer pain...
  35. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for treating fibromyalgia
    John C Deare
    Compmed Health Institute, Southport, Queensland, Australia and Traditional and Complementary Medicine Program, Health Innovations Research Institute, Discipline of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia, 3083
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 5:CD007070. 2013
    ..One in five fibromyalgia sufferers use acupuncture treatment within two years of diagnosis...
  36. pmc Efficacy and Safety of a Chinese Herbal Medicine Formula (RCM-104) in the Management of Simple Obesity: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial
    George Binh Lenon
    Traditional and Complementary Medicine Research Program, Health Innovations Research Institute, School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora, VIC 3083, Australia
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2012:435702. 2012
    ..Adverse events were minor in both groups. Conclusion. RCM-104 treatment appears to be well tolerated and beneficial in reducing BW and BMI in obese subjects...
  37. ncbi request reprint Adaptability to pain is associated with potency of local pain inhibition, but not conditioned pain modulation: A healthy human study
    Zhen Zheng
    School of Health Sciences and Traditional and Complementary Medicine TCM Research Program, Health Innovations Research Institute, RMIT University, Bundoora, Australia Electronic address
    Pain 155:968-76. 2014
    ..These results suggest that individual sensitivity and adaptability to pain does not correlate with the potency of CPM. Adaptability to pain is associated with longer-lasting local pain inhibition. ..
  38. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture and standard emergency department care for pain and/or nausea and its impact on emergency care delivery: a feasibility study
    Anthony L Zhang
    School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Acupunct Med 32:250-6. 2014
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of delivering acupuncture in an emergency department (ED) to patients presenting with pain and/or nausea...
  39. pmc Anti-oxidant and Anti-hypercholesterolemic Activities of Wasabia japonica
    Young Sun Lee
    Department of Traditional Health Resource Development, College of Sung Duk, Yeongcheonsi, Gyeongsangbukdo 770 811, Daegu Haany University, Daegu 706 060, Korea and The RMIT Chinese Medicine Research Group, RMIT University, Bundoora West, Victoria 3083, Australia
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 7:459-64. 2010
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Effectiveness of an innovative prototype subtracted diversity array (SDA) for fingerprinting plant species of medicinal importance
    Ruchira Jayasinghe
    Division of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora, Vic, Australia
    Planta Med 75:1180-5. 2009
    ..Future refinements of the SDA to allow more sensitive genotyping are discussed with the overall goal of accurate medicinal plant identification in mind...