M J Verhoef

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Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessing efficacy of complementary medicine: adding qualitative research methods to the "Gold Standard"
    Marja J Verhoef
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Altern Complement Med 8:275-81. 2002
  2. 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
  3. pmc A qualitative study on the term CAM: is there a need to reinvent the wheel?
    Isabelle Gaboury
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:131. 2012
  4. pmc Dragon boat racing and health-related quality of life of breast cancer survivors: a mixed methods evaluation
    Heather A Ray
    Department of Physical Education and Recreation, Mount Royal University, Calgary, AB, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 13:205. 2013
  5. pmc Talking to cancer patients about complementary therapies: is it the physician's responsibility?
    M J Verhoef
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
    Curr Oncol 15:s88-93. 2008
  6. pmc Declining conventional cancer treatment and using complementary and alternative medicine: a problem or a challenge?
    M J Verhoef
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
    Curr Oncol 15:s101-6. 2008
  7. doi request reprint The healing experience-how can we capture it?
    Marja J Verhoef
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Explore (NY) 8:231-6. 2012
  8. pmc Developing a patient-centered outcome measure for complementary and alternative medicine therapies I: defining content and format
    Cheryl Ritenbaugh
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:135. 2011
  9. 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
  10. 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

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  1. ncbi request reprint Assessing efficacy of complementary medicine: adding qualitative research methods to the "Gold Standard"
    Marja J Verhoef
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Altern Complement Med 8:275-81. 2002
    ..Finally, qualitative research is helpful in developing appropriate outcome measures for CAM interventions. Greater understanding of CAM interventions has the potential to improve health care delivery...
  2. 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...
  3. pmc A qualitative study on the term CAM: is there a need to reinvent the wheel?
    Isabelle Gaboury
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:131. 2012
    ..Various terms and definitions have been proposed over the last three decades, highlighting how little agreement exits in the field. Contextual use of current terms and their respective definitions needs to be discussed and addressed...
  4. pmc Dragon boat racing and health-related quality of life of breast cancer survivors: a mixed methods evaluation
    Heather A Ray
    Department of Physical Education and Recreation, Mount Royal University, Calgary, AB, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 13:205. 2013
    ..Given the rising number of breast cancer survivors, and their growing attraction to dragon boating, further exploration of the influence of this activity on HRQOL is warranted...
  5. pmc Talking to cancer patients about complementary therapies: is it the physician's responsibility?
    M J Verhoef
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
    Curr Oncol 15:s88-93. 2008
    ..To ensure the safety and effectiveness of cancer management, it is important for physicians treating cancer patients to know whether their patients are using complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and if so, why...
  6. pmc Declining conventional cancer treatment and using complementary and alternative medicine: a problem or a challenge?
    M J Verhoef
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
    Curr Oncol 15:s101-6. 2008
    ..Several studies have shown that a small but significant percentage of cancer patients decline one or more conventional cancer treatments and use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) instead...
  7. doi request reprint The healing experience-how can we capture it?
    Marja J Verhoef
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Explore (NY) 8:231-6. 2012
    ..This led us to ask how patients experience healing and what outcomes they identify as key to their journey...
  8. pmc Developing a patient-centered outcome measure for complementary and alternative medicine therapies I: defining content and format
    Cheryl Ritenbaugh
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:135. 2011
    ..Here we describe Phase I of our research program, the iterative process of content identification, item development and refinement, and response format selection. Cognitive interviews and psychometric evaluation are reported separately...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. pmc A national survey on the patterns of treatment of inflammatory bowel disease in Canada
    Robert J Hilsden
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    BMC Gastroenterol 3:10. 2003
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  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 Evaluating complex health interventions: a critical analysis of the 'outcomes' concept
    Charlotte Paterson
    Institute of Health Services Research, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    BMC Complement Altern Med 9:18. 2009
    ..In the context of medical research into the efficacy or effectiveness of an intervention the term 'outcomes' has often been interpreted to mean single endpoints with a linear cause and effect link to an external intervention...
  14. doi request reprint From studying patient treatment to studying patient care: arriving at methodologic crossroads
    Marja J Verhoef
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 4N1
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 22:671-82, viii-ix. 2008
    ..In addition, they identify new research directions to meet these challenges. These include qualitative research, mixed methods research, and approaches based on systems thinking...
  15. ncbi request reprint Complementary therapies and cancer care: an overview
    M J Verhoef
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 4N1
    Patient Educ Couns 38:93-100. 1999
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Assessing the role of evidence in patients' evaluation of complementary therapies: a quality study
    Marja J Verhoef
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Integr Cancer Ther 6:345-53. 2007
    ..Making the decision to use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for cancer treatment is difficult in light of the limited available evidence for these treatments. It is unclear how patients use evidence to make these decisions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine whole systems research: beyond identification of inadequacies of the RCT
    Marja J Verhoef
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine, Canada
    Complement Ther Med 13:206-12. 2005
    ..Whole systems are complex and therefore no one method can adequately capture the meaning, process and outcomes of these interventions...
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Integrative health care: how can we determine whether patients benefit?
    Marja J Verhoef
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Altern Complement Med 11:S57-65. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was: (1) to identify how cancer patients phrase and frame the beneficial outcomes they experienced from IHC, and (2) to develop recommendations for an appropriate outcome measures package for evaluation of IHC...
  20. pmc Evaluating complementary and alternative medicine interventions: in search of appropriate patient-centered outcome measures
    Marja J Verhoef
    Departments of Community Health Sciences and Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 3330 50 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 4N1, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 6:6-38. 2006
    ..We assessed the specific needs for a database that would cover a wide range of outcomes measures for CAM research and considered a framework for such a database...
  21. pmc Identifying the barriers to conducting outcomes research in integrative health care clinic settings--a qualitative study
    Marja J Verhoef
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:14. 2010
    ..The results of the latter study are reported here...
  22. ncbi request reprint A national approach to teaching complementary and alternative medicine in Canadian medical schools: The CAM in UME project
    Marja J Verhoef
    Department of Community Health Sciences, The University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Proc West Pharmacol Soc 50:168-73. 2007
    ..caminume.ca) which is freely accessible to interested individuals. It appears that teaching students about natural health products, an important component of CAM, would be a natural fit for pharmacologists based at medical schools...
  23. ncbi request reprint Complementary practitioners' views of treatment for inflammatory bowel disease
    Marja J Verhoef
    Dept of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N1, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 16:95-100. 2002
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Alternative therapy use in neurologic diseases: use in brain tumor patients
    M J Verhoef
    Department of Community Health Sciences, The University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Neurology 52:617-22. 1999
    ..The extent of alternative therapy use in brain tumor patients is unknown, but it may be frequent and seems important to those who use it...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cancer patients' expectations of the role of family physicians in communication about complementary therapies
    M J Verhoef
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alta
    Cancer Prev Control 3:181-7. 1999
    ..To explore cancer patients' experiences with and expectations of the role of family physicians in communication about complementary therapies...
  26. ncbi request reprint Patient outcomes related to percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy placement
    M J Verhoef
    Department of Community Health Sciences and Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, AB, Canada
    J Clin Gastroenterol 32:49-53. 2001
    ..Developing strategies to select patients who will benefit from long-term nutritional support could improve patient outcomes...
  27. ncbi request reprint Complementary therapies: evaluating their effectiveness in cancer
    R J Hilsden
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive N W, Calgary, AB T2N 4N1 Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 38:101-8. 1999
    ..Although it is important to evaluate complementary therapies, it is mandatory that studies be sensitive to these issues and that existing research methods be adjusted and modified for this purpose...
  28. ncbi request reprint Complementary therapies for cancer patients: assessing information use and needs
    M J Verhoef
    Departments of Community Health Sciences and Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Chronic Dis Can 29:80-8. 2009
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use by patients with inflammatory bowel disease: An Internet survey
    R J Hilsden
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 13:327-32. 1999
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Endoscopists' opinions of indications for upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
    L R Sutherland
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Gastroenterol 11:221-7. 1997
    ..To determine whether endoscopists and general internists agreed with the characterization of appropriateness for endoscopy of various clinical scenarios, as previously reported by the RAND Corporation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Factors in making the decision to forgo conventional cancer treatment
    Marja J Verhoef
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Cancer Pract 10:201-7. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore why and how patients with cancer decide to forgo conventional cancer treatments in favor of alternative treatments and which factors influence such decisions...
  32. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use by Canadian patients with inflammatory bowel disease: results from a national survey
    Robert J Hilsden
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:1563-8. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of use and perceived outcomes of CAM in a large, diverse IBD population...
  33. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory bowel disease patients' decisions to use complementary therapies: links to existing models of care
    C M Scott
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4N1
    Complement Ther Med 11:22-7. 2003
    ..In this paper we present emergent categories of factors that influence inflammatory bowel disease patients' decisions to use complementary therapies and discuss similarities between this work and existing models of care...
  34. pmc Physicians' perspectives on massage therapy
    M J Verhoef
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary
    Can Fam Physician 44:1018-20, 1023-4. 1998
    ..To examine the knowledge, opinions, and referral behaviour of family physicians with respect to massage therapy and to explore factors associated with referral...
  35. ncbi request reprint Determinants of Canadian physicians' opinions about legalized physician-assisted suicide: a national survey
    T D Kinsella
    Office of Medical Bioethics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Dr N W, Calgary AB T2N 4N1, Canada
    Ann R Coll Physicians Surg Can 32:211-5. 1999
    ....
  36. pmc Alberta Euthanasia Survey: 3-year follow-up
    M J Verhoef
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alta
    CMAJ 155:885-90. 1996
    ..To determine whether the opinions of Alberta physicians about active euthanasia had changed and to assess the determinants of potential changes in opinion...
  37. doi request reprint Understanding coronary artery disease patients' decisions regarding the use of chelation therapy for coronary artery disease: descriptive decision modeling
    K M King-Shier
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Canada
    Int J Nurs Stud 49:1074-83. 2012
    ..A considerable number of patients receive chelation therapy to treat their coronary artery disease. However, there is no current empirical evidence to support its use...
  38. ncbi request reprint Women's social roles and their exercise participation
    M J Verhoef
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Women Health 19:15-29. 1992
    ..Married parents were least likely to exercise very much. Of the role characteristics only overall satisfaction with daily activities improved the prediction of the amount of exercise...
  39. ncbi request reprint Attitudes toward smoking and smoking behaviors of patients with Crohn's disease
    R J Hilsden
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 96:1849-53. 2001
    ..Two of three patients who had recently quit at baseline had resumed smoking. CONCLUSION: When compared to similar data for the general population, patients with Crohn's disease are no more refractory to smoking cessation...
  40. doi request reprint CAM information online: an audit of Internet information on the "Bill Henderson Protocol"
    S A Page
    Office of Medical Bioethics and Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Complement Ther Med 18:206-14. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to identify and describe online information about a complementary and alternative dietary intervention for cancer treatment, the Bill Henderson Protocol...
  41. doi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine by patients with inflammatory bowel disease
    Robert J Hilsden
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 17:655-62. 2011
    ..It is important for physicians caring for those with IBD to be familiar with common forms of CAM and to be able to provide general counseling to their patients about CAM use...
  42. ncbi request reprint The use of complementary and alternative therapies by people with multiple sclerosis
    Stacey A Page
    Office of Medical Bioethics, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 4N1
    Chronic Dis Can 24:75-9. 2003
    ..Lack of knowledge was the most common reason given for not using CAM. Patient education, physician-patient dialogue, and continued research and regulation of CAM are important to the well being of CAM consumers...
  43. pmc Medicinal marijuana use: experiences of people with multiple sclerosis
    Stacey A Page
    Office of Medical Bioethics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Can Fam Physician 52:64-5. 2006
    ..To describe medical marijuana use from the perspectives of patients with multiple sclerosis...
  44. ncbi request reprint Are chiropractors interested in participating in immunization awareness and promotion activities?
    Margaret L Russell
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
    Can J Public Health 96:194-6. 2005
    ..Chiropractors have expressed both pro- and anti-vaccination opinions...
  45. ncbi request reprint A whole systems research approach to cancer care: why do we need it and how do we get started?
    Marja J Verhoef
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Integr Cancer Ther 5:287-92. 2006
    ..Only when modern healthseeking systems of treatment behaviors are thoroughly understood should fine-tuning of hypothesis-testing research methods be continued...
  46. ncbi request reprint Why patients with inflammatory bowel disease use or do not use complementary and alternative medicine: a Canadian national survey
    Feng X Li
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 19:567-73. 2005
    ..The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is common in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)...
  47. ncbi request reprint How important is research-based practice to chiropractors and massage therapists?
    Esther Suter
    Health Systems and Workforce Research Unit, Calgary Health Region, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 30:109-15. 2007
    ..Predictors of application of research findings in clinical practice were also explored...
  48. ncbi request reprint Beliefs and behaviours: understanding chiropractors and immunization
    Margaret L Russell
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Dr NW, Calgary, Alta, Canada T2N 4N1
    Vaccine 23:372-9. 2004
    ..Concerns have been raised about the beliefs and behaviours of chiropractors related to immunization; however, none have systematically examined the relationships between beliefs and behaviours...
  49. pmc Opinions on chelation therapy in patients undergoing coronary angiography: cross-sectional survey
    Hude Quan
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 23:635-40. 2007
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Response rates for surveys of chiropractors
    M L Russell
    Department of Community Health Sciences, The University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:43-8. 2004
    ..Survey response rates may vary by type of practitioner studied and may have declined over time. Response rates for surveys of complementary practitioners have not been studied...
  51. ncbi request reprint Qualitative research in inflammatory bowel disease: dispelling the myths of an unknown entity
    L C Vanderheyden
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Alta, Canada T2N 4N1
    Dig Liver Dis 38:60-3. 2006
    ..In this paper, we provide a brief overview of qualitative research and address some of the misconceptions and criticisms that we have come across during our use of qualitative research methods in inflammatory bowel disease research...
  52. ncbi request reprint Immunization and the chiropractor-patient interaction: a Western canadian study
    Stacey A Page
    Office of Medical Bioethics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 29:156-61. 2006
    ..To explore how the topic of vaccination arises during interactions between chiropractors and their patients, the advice that is given to patients, and the factors that influence the opinions of the chiropractors...
  53. ncbi request reprint Cannabis use as described by people with multiple sclerosis
    S A Page
    Office of Medical Bioethics, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Can J Neurol Sci 30:201-5. 2003
    ..The present study was undertaken to describe cannabis use by this patient group. Information on peoples' beliefs, practices and experiences related to use were investigated...
  54. ncbi request reprint Women's needs for CAM information to manage menopausal symptoms
    G D Armitage
    Health Systems and Workforce Research Unit, Calgary Health Region, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Climacteric 10:215-24. 2007
    ..To identify the information needs of women regarding complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatment options to alleviate menopausal symptoms...
  55. ncbi request reprint Dietary supplementation of high-performance Canadian athletes by age and gender
    Kelly Anne Erdman
    Faculty of Kinesiology, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Clin J Sport Med 17:458-64. 2007
    ..To determine dietary supplementation practices and opinions, preferred means for dietary supplement (DS) education, and antidoping opinions among elite Canadian athletes varying in age and gender...
  56. ncbi request reprint Treatment refusal: the beliefs and experiences of Alberta nurses
    Ursula Dawe
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 4NI
    Int J Nurs Stud 39:71-7. 2002
    ..Consensus among health care practitioners and consumers is critical to end-of-life decision-making...
  57. ncbi request reprint Combining qualitative and quantitative research methods: considering the possibilities for enhancing the study of chronic diseases
    A L Casebeer
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta
    Chronic Dis Can 18:130-5. 1997
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Use of chelation therapy after coronary angiography
    H Quan
    Department of Community Health Sciences. University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Med 111:686-91. 2001
    ..Alternatively, some patients may have turned to chelation as a "last resort" after having been judged unsuitable for revascularization...
  59. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use among colorectal cancer patients in Alberta, Canada
    Suzanne C Tough
    Department of Pediatrics and Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Altern Ther Health Med 8:54-6, 58-60, 62-4. 2002
    ..No population-based data are available on the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) specifically among colorectal cancer patients...
  60. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in brain tumor patients: the relative contributions of depression, fatigue, emotional distress, and existential issues
    Guy Pelletier
    Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, University of Calgary, AB, Canada
    J Neurooncol 57:41-9. 2002
    ..Implications for treatment are discussed...
  61. ncbi request reprint Working towards a model of integrative health care: critical elements for an effective team
    Andrea L Mulkins
    Tzu Chi Research Group, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Complement Ther Med 13:115-22. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to assess what factors the Tzu Chi Institute (TCI) practitioners identified as supports and barriers to providing care within an integrative health care setting...
  62. ncbi request reprint Canadian chiropractors' perception of educational preparation to counsel patients on immunization
    H Stephen Injeyan
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Division of Biological Sciences, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Canada
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 29:643-50. 2006
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Evaluating integrative medicine: science and art. Commentary on "A descriptive analysis of an integrative medicine clinic"
    Marja J Verhoef
    J Altern Complement Med 10:595-6. 2004
  64. ncbi request reprint Toward a patient-centered approach: incorporating principles of participatory action research into clinical studies
    Margaret A White
    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Integr Cancer Ther 4:21-4. 2005
    ..In contrast, action research engages study participants in a collaborative relationship with researchers...
  65. ncbi request reprint Decision-making control: why men decline treatment for prostate cancer
    Margaret A White
    Vancouver, British Columbia
    Integr Cancer Ther 2:217-24. 2003
    ..The transcripts for 8 prostate cancer patients from a larger qualitative study were analyzed separately to explore in depth the factors related to decision-making control...
  66. ncbi request reprint Illness management strategies among Chinese immigrants living with arthritis
    Jinjin Zhang
    Naval Health Research Center, P O Box 85122, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
    Soc Sci Med 55:1795-802. 2002
    ..These factors suggest helpful directions to providing culturally sensitive care, which can lead to greater satisfaction and well being for Chinese immigrants with arthritis...
  67. pmc Inquiring minds: women's approaches to evaluating complementary and alternative therapies for menopausal symptoms
    Esther Suter
    Health Systems and Workforce Research Unit, Calgary Health Region, 10101 Southport Rd SW, Calgary, AB T2W 3N2
    Can Fam Physician 53:85-90, 84. 2007
    ..To examine how women gather, evaluate, and use information on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) options for managing menopausal symptoms...
  68. ncbi request reprint Supporting the transformative process: experiences of cancer patients receiving integrative care
    Andrea L Mulkins
    Tzu Chi Research Group, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Integr Cancer Ther 3:230-7. 2004
    ..It is hoped that after establishing the nature and meaning of this change or shift, one will better understand what is most meaningful in terms of providing appropriate care and support to patients seeking integrative care...
  69. ncbi request reprint Bridging the gap: decision-making processes of women with breast cancer using complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)
    Lynda G Balneaves
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, 302 6190 Agronomy Road, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 15:973-83. 2007
    ..The overall aim was to develop a conceptual model of the treatment decision-making process specific to breast cancer care and CAM that will inform future information and decision support strategies...