- Recruitment and implementation strategies in randomised controlled trials of acupuncture and herbal medicine in women's healthC A Smith
Complementary and Alternative Therapies, School of Health Sciences, The University of South Australia, Adelaide
Complement Ther Med 14:81-6. 2006..This paper describes the experiences from recruitment and implementation for five randomised controlled trials in women's health conducted in South Australia...
- Influence of acupuncture stimulation on pregnancy rates for women undergoing embryo transferCaroline Smith
School of Health Science, The University of South Australia, South Australia, Australia
Fertil Steril 85:1352-8. 2006..To evaluate the effects of acupuncture on clinical pregnancy rates for women undergoing ET...
- Prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine and use among children in South AustraliaCaroline Smith
School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia
J Paediatr Child Health 42:538-43. 2006..To determine the use of complementary and alternative medicines and therapies (CAM) and common treatment modalities in children...
- A randomised comparative trial of yoga and relaxation to reduce stress and anxietyCaroline Smith
Centre for Allied Health Evidence, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
Complement Ther Med 15:77-83. 2007..To compare yoga and relaxation as treatment modalities at 10 and 16 weeks from study baseline to determine if either of modality reduces subject stress, anxiety, blood pressure and improve quality of life...
- A randomized controlled trial of ginger to treat nausea and vomiting in pregnancyCaroline Smith
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
Obstet Gynecol 103:639-45. 2004..To estimate whether the use of ginger to treat nausea or vomiting in pregnancy is equivalent to pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6)...
- Naturopaths practice behaviour: provision and access to information on complementary and alternative medicinesCaroline Smith
School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
BMC Complement Altern Med 5:15. 2005..The aim of this study was to examine the practice behaviours of naturopaths in relation to both the provision of and access to information on complementary and alternative medicines (CAM)...
- The use of complementary medicine and therapies by patients attending a reproductive medicine unit in South Australia: a prospective surveyMarcin Stankiewicz
Department of Obstetrics Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine, Flinders Medical Centre, South Australia, Australia
Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 47:145-9. 2007..There is limited research describing the use of complementary medicines (CM) and therapies among patients with infertility...
- Acupuncture to treat nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy: a randomized controlled trialCaroline Smith
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Adelaide University, Adelaide, Australia
Birth 29:1-9. 2002..CONCLUSION: Acupuncture is an effective treatment for women who experience nausea and dry retching in early pregnancy. A time-related placebo effect was found for some women...
- A survey comparing TCM diagnosis, health status and medical diagnosis in women undergoing assisted reproductionMeaghan Coyle
The University of Adelaide, Australia
Acupunct Med 23:62-9. 2005..To date, there is no information describing the traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) syndromes seen in women undergoing assisted reproductive technology, or relationships between TCM and Western medicine diagnoses...