Caroline Smith

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Sydney
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The practice of acupuncture and moxibustion to promote cephalic version for women with a breech presentation: Implications for clinical practice and research
    C A Smith
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith, NSW 2750, Australia Electronic address
    Complement Ther Med 22:75-80. 2014
  2. pmc A survey describing the use of complementary therapies and medicines by women attending a family planning clinic
    Caroline A Smith
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, University of Western Sydney, Penrith, Australia
    BMC Complement Altern Med 13:224. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The effect of acupuncture on post-cancer fatigue and well-being for women recovering from breast cancer: a pilot randomised controlled trial
    Caroline Smith
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC, New South Wales 2751, Australia
    Acupunct Med 31:9-15. 2013
  4. pmc Using a Delphi consensus process to develop an acupuncture treatment protocol by consensus for women undergoing Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) treatment
    Caroline A Smith
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC, NSW, 2751, Australia
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:88. 2012
  5. pmc Acupuncture to improve live birth rates for women undergoing in vitro fertilization: a protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Caroline A Smith
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag, 1797, Penrith South, DC, NSW 2751, Australia
    Trials 13:60. 2012
  6. pmc Acupuncture as a therapeutic treatment option for threatened miscarriage
    Debra Betts
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, University of Western Sydney, Penrith South, NSW 2751, Australia
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:20. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Massage, reflexology and other manual methods for pain management in labour
    Caroline A Smith
    Centre forComplementaryMedicine Research, University ofWestern Sydney, Penrith SouthDC, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD009290. 2012
  8. pmc Moxibustion for cephalic version: a feasibility randomised controlled trial
    Carole K Do
    School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC, NSW 2751, Australia
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:81. 2011
  9. pmc Building resilience: a preliminary exploration of women's perceptions of the use of acupuncture as an adjunct to In Vitro Fertilisation
    Sheryl de Lacey
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, The University of Western Sydney, Penrith South, NSW, Australia
    BMC Complement Altern Med 9:50. 2009
  10. doi request reprint The effect of acupuncture on psychosocial outcomes for women experiencing infertility: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Caroline A Smith
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, The University of Western Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Altern Complement Med 17:923-30. 2011

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint The practice of acupuncture and moxibustion to promote cephalic version for women with a breech presentation: Implications for clinical practice and research
    C A Smith
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith, NSW 2750, Australia Electronic address
    Complement Ther Med 22:75-80. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc A survey describing the use of complementary therapies and medicines by women attending a family planning clinic
    Caroline A Smith
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, University of Western Sydney, Penrith, Australia
    BMC Complement Altern Med 13:224. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine (i) the extent of and type of CM, (ii) women's views about safety and efficacy, and (iii) the factors influencing women's decision-making...
  3. doi request reprint The effect of acupuncture on post-cancer fatigue and well-being for women recovering from breast cancer: a pilot randomised controlled trial
    Caroline Smith
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC, New South Wales 2751, Australia
    Acupunct Med 31:9-15. 2013
    ..To determine the feasibility and acceptability of acupuncture in managing fatigue and well-being in breast cancer survivors...
  4. pmc Using a Delphi consensus process to develop an acupuncture treatment protocol by consensus for women undergoing Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) treatment
    Caroline A Smith
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC, NSW, 2751, Australia
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:88. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine what fertility acupuncturists consider key components of best practice acupuncture during an ART cycle, and to establish an acupuncture protocol by consensus...
  5. pmc Acupuncture to improve live birth rates for women undergoing in vitro fertilization: a protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Caroline A Smith
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag, 1797, Penrith South, DC, NSW 2751, Australia
    Trials 13:60. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Acupuncture as a therapeutic treatment option for threatened miscarriage
    Debra Betts
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, University of Western Sydney, Penrith South, NSW 2751, Australia
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:20. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Massage, reflexology and other manual methods for pain management in labour
    Caroline A Smith
    Centre forComplementaryMedicine Research, University ofWestern Sydney, Penrith SouthDC, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD009290. 2012
    ..This review examined currently available evidence supporting the use of manual healing methods including massage and reflexology for pain management in labour...
  8. pmc Moxibustion for cephalic version: a feasibility randomised controlled trial
    Carole K Do
    School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC, NSW 2751, Australia
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:81. 2011
    ....
  9. pmc Building resilience: a preliminary exploration of women's perceptions of the use of acupuncture as an adjunct to In Vitro Fertilisation
    Sheryl de Lacey
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, The University of Western Sydney, Penrith South, NSW, Australia
    BMC Complement Altern Med 9:50. 2009
    ..Acupuncture is increasingly used as an adjunct to IVF, in this preliminary study we sought to investigate the experience of infertile women who had used acupuncture to improve their fertility...
  10. doi request reprint The effect of acupuncture on psychosocial outcomes for women experiencing infertility: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Caroline A Smith
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, The University of Western Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Altern Complement Med 17:923-30. 2011
    ..The study objectives were to examine the effectiveness of acupuncture for reducing infertility-related stress...
  11. pmc Use of Chinese medicine by cancer patients: a review of surveys
    Bridget Carmady
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC 2751, New South Wales, Australia
    Chin Med 6:22. 2011
    ..Our results show that Chinese medicine, in particular Chinese herbal medicine, is commonly used by cancer patients. Further research is warranted to include studies not written in English...
  12. pmc Development of an instrument to assess the quality of acupuncture: results from a Delphi process
    Caroline A Smith
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, The University of Western Sydney, Penrith South, Australia
    J Altern Complement Med 17:441-52. 2011
    ..Quality acupuncture influences the outcomes of clinical research, and issues associated with effective administration of acupuncture in randomized controlled trials need to be addressed when appraising studies...
  13. doi request reprint Acupuncture to treat common reproductive health complaints: An overview of the evidence
    Caroline A Smith
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, The University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South, NSW 1797, Australia
    Auton Neurosci 157:52-6. 2010
    ..The aim of this paper was to summarise the evidence from scientific trials and systematic reviews assessing the effectiveness of acupuncture to treat the most common women specific reproductive health complaints...
  14. doi request reprint Caring for the pregnant woman and her baby in a changing maternity service environment: the role of acupuncture
    Caroline Smith
    The University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC 1797, NSW, Australia
    Acupunct Med 27:123-5. 2009
    ..Exploring new research methods, especially those which explore the woman's experience with acupuncture, are also key to defining a role in the future...
  15. doi request reprint Acupuncture to induce labor: a randomized controlled trial
    Caroline A Smith
    School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health, the Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine, and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Women s and Children s Health Research Institute, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    Obstet Gynecol 112:1067-74. 2008
    ..To estimate the clinical effectiveness of acupuncture to induce labor...
  16. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of ginger to treat nausea and vomiting in pregnancy
    Caroline 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)...
  17. ncbi request reprint A survey comparing TCM diagnosis, health status and medical diagnosis in women undergoing assisted reproduction
    Meaghan 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture to treat nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy: a randomized controlled trial
    Caroline Smith
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Adelaide University, Adelaide, Australia
    Birth 29:1-9. 2002
    ..We undertook a single blind randomized controlled trial to determine whether acupuncture reduced nausea, dry retching, and vomiting, and improved the health status of women in pregnancy...
  19. ncbi request reprint A randomised comparative trial of yoga and relaxation to reduce stress and anxiety
    Caroline 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine and use among children in South Australia
    Caroline 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...