Jennifer Booker

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Investigating clinical heterogeneity in systematic reviews: a methodologic review of guidance in the literature
    Joel J Gagnier
    Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:111. 2012
  2. pmc The role of natural health products (NHPs) in dietetic practice: results from a survey of Canadian dietitians
    Kristine Hirschkorn
    Ontario Health Human Resources Research Network, University of Ottawa Institute of Population Health, 1 Stewart St, Room 227, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 8M5
    BMC Complement Altern Med 13:156. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Use of natural health products: how does being "natural" affect choice?
    Heather Boon
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Decis Making 33:282-97. 2013
  4. pmc Understanding the role of scientific evidence in consumer evaluation of natural health products for osteoarthritis an application of the means end chain approach
    Teresa Tsui
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:198. 2012
  5. pmc An empirical study using permutation-based resampling in meta-regression
    Joel J Gagnier
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Syst Rev 1:18. 2012
  6. pmc Becoming the best mom that I can: women's experiences of managing depression during pregnancy--a qualitative study
    Heather A Bennett
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, 144 College Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 3M2, Canada
    BMC Womens Health 7:13. 2007
  7. pmc Researching complementary and alternative treatments--the gatekeepers are not at home
    Vinjar Fønnebø
    National Research Center in Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:7. 2007
  8. pmc The Canadian Natural Health Products (NHP) regulations: industry perceptions and compliance factors
    Hina Laeeque
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:63. 2006
  9. pmc Integrating complementary and alternative medicine into academic medical centers: experience and perceptions of nine leading centers in North America
    Sunita Vohra
    CARE Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:78. 2005
  10. pmc Practitioners' validation of framework of team-oriented practice models in integrative health care: a mixed methods study
    Isabelle Gaboury
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:289. 2010

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  1. pmc Investigating clinical heterogeneity in systematic reviews: a methodologic review of guidance in the literature
    Joel J Gagnier
    Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:111. 2012
    ..The objective of this study is to summarize and collate suggested methods for investigating clinical heterogeneity in systematic reviews...
  2. pmc The role of natural health products (NHPs) in dietetic practice: results from a survey of Canadian dietitians
    Kristine Hirschkorn
    Ontario Health Human Resources Research Network, University of Ottawa Institute of Population Health, 1 Stewart St, Room 227, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 8M5
    BMC Complement Altern Med 13:156. 2013
    ..The objective was to explore RDs' perceptions about their professional roles and responsibilities with respect to three categories of natural health products (NHPs)...
  3. doi request reprint Use of natural health products: how does being "natural" affect choice?
    Heather Boon
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Decis Making 33:282-97. 2013
    ..Little is currently known about how and why consumers choose to use natural health products (NHPs), such as herbs and vitamins...
  4. pmc Understanding the role of scientific evidence in consumer evaluation of natural health products for osteoarthritis an application of the means end chain approach
    Teresa Tsui
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:198. 2012
    ..The primary objective was to investigate how the level of scientific evidence supporting the efficacy of NHPs impacts consumer decision-making in the self-selection of NHPs by individuals with osteoarthritis...
  5. pmc An empirical study using permutation-based resampling in meta-regression
    Joel J Gagnier
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Syst Rev 1:18. 2012
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  6. pmc Becoming the best mom that I can: women's experiences of managing depression during pregnancy--a qualitative study
    Heather A Bennett
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, 144 College Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 3M2, Canada
    BMC Womens Health 7:13. 2007
    ..The purpose of this constructivist grounded theory study was to develop a theoretical model that explains women's processes of managing diagnosed depression when pregnant...
  7. pmc Researching complementary and alternative treatments--the gatekeepers are not at home
    Vinjar Fønnebø
    National Research Center in Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tromsø, N 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:7. 2007
    ..To explore the strengths and weaknesses of conventional biomedical research strategies and methods as applied to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), and to suggest a new research framework for assessing these treatment modalities...
  8. pmc The Canadian Natural Health Products (NHP) regulations: industry perceptions and compliance factors
    Hina Laeeque
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:63. 2006
    ..The objectives of this study were to explore who in the interview sample is complying with Canada's new NHP Regulations (i.e., submitted product licensing applications on time); and explore the factors that affect regulatory compliance...
  9. pmc Integrating complementary and alternative medicine into academic medical centers: experience and perceptions of nine leading centers in North America
    Sunita Vohra
    CARE Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:78. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to develop a guide for academic health sciences centers that may wish to consider starting an integrative medicine program...
  10. pmc Practitioners' validation of framework of team-oriented practice models in integrative health care: a mixed methods study
    Isabelle Gaboury
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:289. 2010
    ..Models differ theoretically, based on a series of hypotheses. To date, this framework has not been empirically validated. This paper aims to test nine hypotheses in an attempt to validate the MTHP framework...
  11. pmc A systematic review of natural health product treatment for vitiligo
    Orest Szczurko
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Canada
    BMC Dermatol 8:2. 2008
    ..Vitiligo is a hypopigmentation disorder affecting 1 to 4% of the world population. Fifty percent of cases appear before the age of 20 years old, and the disfigurement results in psychiatric morbidity in 16 to 35% of those affected...
  12. pmc Meaning and challenges in the practice of multiple therapeutic massage modalities: a combined methods study
    Antony J Porcino
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:75. 2011
    ..To date no studies have explored this variability in training and how this affects clinical practice...
  13. pmc Ginkgo biloba for the treatment of vitilgo vulgaris: an open label pilot clinical trial
    Orest Szczurko
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, 130 Dundas St East, Suite 305, Mississauga, ON L5A 3V8, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:21. 2011
    ..Vitiligo is a common hypopigmentation disorder with significant psychological impact if occurring before adulthood. A pilot clinical trial to determine the feasibility of an RCT was conducted and is reported here...
  14. pmc U.S. and Canadian pharmacists' attitudes, knowledge, and professional practice behaviors toward dietary supplements: a systematic review
    Della Kwan
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, 144 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3M2, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 6:31. 2006
    ..This systematic review of pharmacists' attitudes, knowledge, and professional practice behaviours toward DS is intended to inform pharmacy regulators' and educators' decision making around this topic...
  15. pmc Consumers of natural health products: natural-born pharmacovigilantes?
    Rishma Walji
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 10:8. 2010
    ..This study examined how consumers respond when they believe they have experienced NHP-related adverse drug reactions (ADRs) in order to determine how to improve current safety monitoring strategies...
  16. pmc Exploring consumer and pharmacist views on the professional role of the pharmacist with respect to natural health products: a study of focus groups
    Della Kwan
    1Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 8:40. 2008
    ..In this paper, consumers' and practicing pharmacists' perceptions of pharmacists' professional responsibilities with respect to NHPs are examined...
  17. pmc New Canadian natural health product regulations: a qualitative study of how CAM practitioners perceive they will be impacted
    Karen Moss
    Association of Ontario Health Centres, 1 Eva Road, Etobicoke, ON, M9C 4Z5, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 6:18. 2006
    ..We explored complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practitioners' perceptions of how the new regulations may affect their practices and relationships with patients/consumers...
  18. pmc The use of CAM by women suffering from nausea and vomiting during pregnancy
    Taras Hollyer
    Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 2:5. 2002
    ..Our primary objective was to examine the prevalence of CAM usage by women suffering from NVP. Our secondary objective was to ascertain if women had any supervision in the use of these treatments...
  19. pmc Evaluating complex healthcare systems: a critique of four approaches
    Heather Boon
    University of Toronto, Canada
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 4:279-85. 2007
    ..There appears to be a growing international understanding of the need for a new perspective on assessing complex healthcare systems...
  20. pmc From parallel practice to integrative health care: a conceptual framework
    Heather Boon
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, ON, M5S 2S2, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:15. 2004
    ..The purpose of this paper is to develop a conceptual framework for describing, comparing and evaluating different forms of team-oriented health care practices that have evolved in Western health care systems...
  21. pmc The ethics of dietary supplements and natural health products in pharmacy practice: a systematic documentary analysis
    Heather Boon
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Pharm Pract 17:31-8. 2009
    ..This study was designed to identify how the pharmacist's role with respect to natural health products and dietary supplements is portrayed in the literature...
  22. doi request reprint The difference between integration and collaboration in patient care: results from key informant interviews working in multiprofessional health care teams
    Heather S Boon
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 32:715-22. 2009
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  23. pmc Trends in complementary/alternative medicine use by breast cancer survivors: comparing survey data from 1998 and 2005
    Heather S Boon
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy and Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Womens Health 7:4. 2007
    ..The purpose of this paper is to compare overall patterns of CAM use, as well as use of specific products and therapies at two different points in time (1998 vs 2005) by women diagnosed with breast cancer...
  24. ncbi request reprint Natural health product labels: is more information always better?
    Heather S Boon
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 3M2
    Patient Educ Couns 68:193-9. 2007
    ..To explore how the information provided on labels as mandated by the new Canadian natural health product (NHP) regulations impacts consumers' perceptions of risks associated with using NHPs...
  25. pmc Integrative medicine: a tale of two clinics
    Heather S Boon
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 8:32. 2008
    ..Integrative medicine (blending the best of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) with conventional medicine) is becoming increasingly popular...
  26. ncbi request reprint Patient-physician communication assessment instruments: 1986 to 1996 in review
    H Boon
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 35:161-76. 1998
    ..We suggest that further validation of existing instruments and incorporation of assessment of non-verbal communication between the patient and the doctor are needed...
  27. pmc Kava: a test case for Canada's new approach to natural health products
    Heather S Boon
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 169:1163-4. 2003
  28. ncbi request reprint Botanical medicine and cancer: a review of the safety and efficacy
    Heather Boon
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, Toronto, ON M5S 2S2, Canada
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 5:2485-501. 2004
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  29. ncbi request reprint Men with prostate cancer: making decisions about complementary/alternative medicine
    Heather Boon
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Decis Making 23:471-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore prostate cancer patients 'perceptions, feelings, ideas, and experiences regarding making decisions to use (or not use) complementary/alternative medicine (CAM)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Problem-solving and decision-making preferences: no difference between complementary and alternative medicine users and non-users
    H Boon
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Complement Ther Med 13:213-6. 2005
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Building complementary and alternative health care research capacity: workshop report
    H Boon
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Complement Ther Med 10:49-51. 2002
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Regulation of complementary/alternative medicine: a Canadian perspective
    H Boon
    University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Complement Ther Med 10:14-9. 2002
    ..naturopathic practitioners, acupuncture/TCM practitioners) are regulated in some provinces, but not others. Harmonization of regulations and scopes of practice for CAM practitioners across Canada is one of the biggest future challenges...
  33. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary/alternative medicine by breast cancer survivors in Ontario: prevalence and perceptions
    H Boon
    Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 18:2515-21. 2000
    ..To determine the prevalence of use of complementary/alternative medicine (CAM) by breast cancer survivors in Ontario, Canada, and to compare the characteristics of CAM users and CAM nonusers...
  34. pmc Practice patterns of naturopathic physicians: results from a random survey of licensed practitioners in two US States
    Heather S Boon
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 4:14. 2004
    ..S., little is known about the practice of CAM providers. The objective of this study was to describe and compare the practice patterns of naturopathic physicians in Washington State and Connecticut...
  35. pmc Visiting family physicians and naturopathic practitioners. Comparing patient-practitioner interactions
    Heather Boon
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Ontario
    Can Fam Physician 49:1481-7. 2003
    ..To explore similarities and differences in patient visits with family physicians (FPs) and naturopathic practitioners (NPs)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Integrative healthcare: arriving at a working definition
    Heather Boon
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto
    Altern Ther Health Med 10:48-56. 2004
    ..These were used to guide the development of a definition of integrative healthcare that should be seen as an "ideal type" or goal toward which practitioners and health systems could strive...
  37. ncbi request reprint Evidence on patient-doctor communication
    M Stewart
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ont
    Cancer Prev Control 3:25-30. 1999
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  38. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative groups contemplate the need for effectiveness, safety and cost-effectiveness research
    M J Kelner
    Institute for Human Development, Life Course and Aging, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Complement Ther Med 10:235-9. 2002
    ..To examine the views of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) groups on the need to demonstrate the effectiveness, safety and cost-effectiveness of their therapies and practices...
  39. ncbi request reprint How far can complementary and alternative medicine go? The case of chiropractic and homeopathy
    Merrijoy Kelner
    Institute for Human Development Toronto, University of Toronto, Ont, Canada, M5T 3J1
    Soc Sci Med 63:2617-27. 2006
    ..Such a shift would put complementary and alternative medicine occupations in a better position to advance professionally and become formal elements of the established health care system...
  40. ncbi request reprint Moving forward? Complementary and alternative practitioners seeking self-regulation
    Sandy Welsh
    Department of Sociology and Institute of Human Development, Life Course and Aging, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Sociol Health Illn 26:216-41. 2004
    ..We end with a brief discussion of the implications of these internal battles over medical science knowledge for the future of CAM groups...
  41. ncbi request reprint Responses of established healthcare to the professionalization of complementary and alternative medicine in Ontario
    Merrijoy Kelner
    Institute for Human Development, Life Course and Aging, University of Toronto, 222 College St, Ste 106, Toronto, Canada M5 T 3J1
    Soc Sci Med 59:915-30. 2004
    ..The popular support for CAM will require that health professional stakeholders continue to address the challenges this poses, and at the same time protect their position at the apex of the healthcare pyramid...
  42. ncbi request reprint The professionalization of Western herbalists: response to new product regulations in Canada
    Karen Moss
    St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ont, M5B 1W8 Canada
    Complement Ther Med 15:264-70. 2007
    ..An examination of the findings reveals the extent to which external factors (i.e., the new NHP regulations) both provoke and shape the professionalization of this group of healthcare practitioners...
  43. pmc Roles and responsibilities of pharmacists with respect to natural health products: key informant interviews
    Shade Olatunde
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, 144 College Street, Room 635, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3M2, Canada
    Res Social Adm Pharm 6:63-9. 2010
    ..Although many pharmacies sell natural health products (NHPs), there is no clear definition as to the roles and responsibilities (if any) of pharmacists with respect to these products...
  44. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary/alternative medicine by men diagnosed with prostate cancer: prevalence and characteristics
    Heather Boon
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Urology 62:849-53. 2003
    ..To ascertain the prevalence of the use of complementary/alternative medicine (CAM) among a random sample of Ontario (Canadian) men diagnosed with prostate cancer and to explore in what way users of CAM differ from nonusers...
  45. ncbi request reprint Reporting randomized, controlled trials of herbal interventions: an elaborated CONSORT statement
    Joel J Gagnier
    University of Toronto, Institute for Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 144:364-7. 2006
    ..Item 4, concerning the herbal medicine intervention, required the most extensive elaboration. These recommendations have been developed to improve the reporting of RCTs using herbal medicine interventions...
  46. ncbi request reprint CAM in Canada: places, practices, research
    J Andrews Gavin
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, 50 St George Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 11:21-7. 2005
    ..CAM is clearly not a fully integrated and researched option in Canadian health care, yet Canada exhibits the foundations for an integrated CAM practice, supported by a growing, wide-ranging and well-articulated research evidence-base...
  47. ncbi request reprint Redefining the randomized controlled trial in the context of acupuncture research
    Rishma Walji
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, 19 Russell Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 12:91-6. 2006
    ..The randomized controlled trial (RCT) is considered the 'gold standard' methodology for evaluating efficacy of an intervention. It has been argued that RCTs cannot be used to examine the effectiveness of acupuncture...
  48. ncbi request reprint The role of the state in the social inclusion of complementary and alternative medical occupations
    Merrijoy Kelner
    Institute for Human Development, Life Course and Aging, University of Toronto, 222 College Street, Suite 106, Toronto, Canada M5T 3J1
    Complement Ther Med 12:79-89. 2004
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  49. ncbi request reprint Improving the quality of reporting of randomized controlled trials evaluating herbal interventions: implementing the CONSORT statement [corrected]
    Joel Gagnier
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Department of Medicine, Univerity of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Explore (NY) 2:143-9. 2006
    ..Given that herbal medicinal products are widely used, vary greatly in content and quality, and are actively tested in randomized controlled trials (RCTs), such RCTs must clearly report the specifics of the intervention...
  50. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for reporting randomized controlled trials of herbal interventions: Explanation and elaboration
    Joel J Gagnier
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:1134-49. 2006
    ..These recommendations for the reporting of herbal medicinal products presented here are open to revision as more evidence accumulates and critical comments are collected...
  51. doi request reprint Ontario family physician readiness to collaborate with community pharmacists on drug therapy management
    Nedzad Pojskic
    Graduate Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3M2, Canada
    Res Social Adm Pharm 7:39-50. 2011
    ..There has been little research on physicians' perspectives of such collaboration...
  52. pmc Core competencies in natural health products for Canadian pharmacy students
    Ani Byrne
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Am J Pharm Educ 74:45. 2010
    ..To reach consensus on core competency statements for natural health products (NHPs) for Canadian pharmacy students...
  53. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of pediatric and adolescent patients attending a naturopathic college clinic in Canada
    Kumanan Wilson
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 115:e338-43. 2005
    ..We also determined factors associated with the use of CAM products and vaccination status...
  54. ncbi request reprint A survey of attitudes towards paediatric vaccinations amongst Canadian naturopathic students
    Kumanan Wilson
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont M5G 2C4, Canada
    Vaccine 22:329-34. 2004
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  55. ncbi request reprint Parental views on pediatric vaccination: the impact of competing advocacy coalitions
    Kumanan Wilson
    Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Public Underst Sci 17:231-43. 2008
    ..More research needs to be conducted to identify approaches to communicate the risks and benefits of vaccination to parents...
  56. ncbi request reprint Women's decision-making about their health care: views over the life cycle
    Judith Belle Brown
    Department of Family Medicine, The University of Western Ontario, The Gordon J Mogenson Building, 100 Collip Circle, Suite 245, UWO Research Park, London, Ont, Canada N6G 4X8
    Patient Educ Couns 48:225-31. 2002
    ..The findings have important implications for health care professionals as they engage women in the decision-making process about health concerns...
  57. ncbi request reprint Effects of greens+: a randomized, controlled trial
    Heather Boon
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Diet Pract Res 65:66-71. 2004
    ..Overall, our findings were positive but not conclusive that greens+ increases vitality and energy. These results provide justification for further study of the effects of greens+...
  58. ncbi request reprint Addressing the emergence of pediatric vaccination concerns: recommendations from a Canadian policy analysis
    Kumanan Wilson
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 97:139-41. 2006
    ..However, such an investment is easy to justify given the benefits offered by pediatric vaccination and the ramifications of failing to maintain confidence in vaccination programs or missing a vaccine-related adverse event...
  59. ncbi request reprint Quality of reporting of randomized controlled trials of herbal medicine interventions
    Joel J Gagnier
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Med 119:800.e1-11. 2006
    ..The objective of this project was to examine the quality of reporting of randomized controlled intervention trials of herbal medicine...
  60. pmc Canadian pharmacy students' knowledge of herbal medicine
    Teela Johnson
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Pharm Educ 72:75. 2008
    ..To determine fourth-year Canadian pharmacy students' knowledge of herbal medicine and whether that knowledge is associated with mandatory instruction in herbal medicine...
  61. ncbi request reprint Black cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa [L.] Nutt.): safety and efficacy for cancer patients
    Rishma Walji
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, 144 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 15:913-21. 2007
    ..This paper will present the results of a systematic review of the safety and efficacy of black cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa [L.] Nutt.) in patients with cancer...
  62. pmc Where does homeopathy fit in pharmacy practice?
    Teela Johnson
    University of Toronto, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, ON, Canada
    Am J Pharm Educ 71:7. 2007
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  63. ncbi request reprint Reasons for and characteristics associated with complementary and alternative medicine use among adult cancer patients: a systematic review
    Marja J Verhoef
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Integr Cancer Ther 4:274-86. 2005
    ..To conduct a systematic review of reasons for and sociodemographic and disease characteristics associated with complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use in cancer patients...
  64. ncbi request reprint The scope of naturopathic medicine in Canada: an emerging profession
    Marja J Verhoef
    Department of Community Health Sciences, The University of Calgary, Alta, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 63:409-17. 2006
    ..The future of naturopathic medicine will depend on how effectively the profession will use available strategies to overcome barriers to statutory self-regulation...
  65. ncbi request reprint Community identification of natural health product-drug interactions
    Theresa L Charrois
    CARE Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Pharmacother 41:1124-9. 2007
    ..Community pharmacists regularly field inquiries regarding NHPs. As such, pharmacists are ideally placed to answer questions about NHP use and interactions with other medications...