Sunita Vohra

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alberta
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Systematic review of outcome measures in trials of pediatric anaphylaxis treatment
    Tamar Rubin
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 14:158. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Study protocol for multicentre randomized controlled trial of HeLP (Heat Loss Prevention) in the delivery room
    Sunita Vohra
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Contemp Clin Trials 36:54-60. 2013
  3. pmc Pediatric integrative medicine: pediatrics' newest subspecialty?
    Sunita Vohra
    CARE Program for Integrative Health and Healing, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Stollery Children s Hospital, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 12:123. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Adverse events associated with pediatric spinal manipulation: a systematic review
    Sunita Vohra
    CARE Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2E1
    Pediatrics 119:e275-83. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Hospitals and complementary and alternative medicine: managing responsibilities, risk, and potential liability
    Joan Gilmour
    Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 128:S193-9. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Concluding comments: maximizing good patient care and minimizing potential liability when considering complementary and alternative medicine
    Joan Gilmour
    Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 128:S206-12. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Informed consent: advising patients and parents about complementary and alternative medicine therapies
    Joan Gilmour
    Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 128:S187-92. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Considering complementary and alternative medicine alternatives in cases of life-threatening illness: applying the best-interests test
    Joan Gilmour
    Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 128:S175-80. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Childhood immunization: when physicians and parents disagree
    Joan Gilmour
    Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 128:S167-74. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Referrals and shared or collaborative care: managing relationships with complementary and alternative medicine practitioners
    Joan Gilmour
    Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 128:S181-6. 2011

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  1. pmc Systematic review of outcome measures in trials of pediatric anaphylaxis treatment
    Tamar Rubin
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 14:158. 2014
    ..As a secondary objective, this SR assessed the evidence for current treatment modalities for anaphylaxis in the pediatric population...
  2. ncbi request reprint Study protocol for multicentre randomized controlled trial of HeLP (Heat Loss Prevention) in the delivery room
    Sunita Vohra
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Contemp Clin Trials 36:54-60. 2013
    ..occlusive wrap) that investigates the effect of polyethylene occlusive wrap applied immediately after birth on mortality in infants born 24 + 0/7 to 27 + 6/7 week gestation...
  3. pmc Pediatric integrative medicine: pediatrics' newest subspecialty?
    Sunita Vohra
    CARE Program for Integrative Health and Healing, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Stollery Children s Hospital, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 12:123. 2012
    ..Key barriers and opportunities were identified for the growth and development of academic PIM initiatives in the US and Canada...
  4. ncbi request reprint Adverse events associated with pediatric spinal manipulation: a systematic review
    Sunita Vohra
    CARE Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2E1
    Pediatrics 119:e275-83. 2007
    ..Spinal manipulation is a noninvasive manual procedure applied to specific body tissues with therapeutic intent. Although spinal manipulation is commonly used in children, there is limited understanding of the pediatric risk estimates...
  5. doi request reprint Hospitals and complementary and alternative medicine: managing responsibilities, risk, and potential liability
    Joan Gilmour
    Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 128:S193-9. 2011
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Concluding comments: maximizing good patient care and minimizing potential liability when considering complementary and alternative medicine
    Joan Gilmour
    Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 128:S206-12. 2011
    ..Consequently, many of our observations apply to conventional and CAM care and to both adult and pediatric patients...
  7. doi request reprint Informed consent: advising patients and parents about complementary and alternative medicine therapies
    Joan Gilmour
    Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 128:S187-92. 2011
    ..At the same time, the more limited state of knowledge regarding effects of a particular therapy in the pediatric population must be factored into decision-making when treating a child...
  8. doi request reprint Considering complementary and alternative medicine alternatives in cases of life-threatening illness: applying the best-interests test
    Joan Gilmour
    Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 128:S175-80. 2011
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Childhood immunization: when physicians and parents disagree
    Joan Gilmour
    Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 128:S167-74. 2011
    ..We also suggest initiatives that could increase confidence in immunization programs...
  10. doi request reprint Referrals and shared or collaborative care: managing relationships with complementary and alternative medicine practitioners
    Joan Gilmour
    Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 128:S181-6. 2011
    ..We also suggest best practices in managing such relationships...
  11. doi request reprint Treating teens: considerations when adolescents want to use complementary and alternative medicine
    Joan Gilmour
    Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 128:S161-6. 2011
    ..In addition, we suggest ways that health care providers can foster a trusting relationship with patients and parents...
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint Natural health product-drug interactions: evolving responsibilities to take complementary and alternative medicine into account
    Joan Gilmour
    Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 128:S155-60. 2011
    ..It also addresses the responsibility of hospitals and health facilities to ensure that the reality of widespread CAM/NHP use is taken into account in patient care to effectively protect patients from harm...
  14. doi request reprint Pediatric use of complementary and alternative medicine: legal, ethical, and clinical issues in decision-making
    Joan Gilmour
    Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 128:S149-54. 2011
    ..Although the focus on a pediatric population adds another layer of complexity to the analysis, many of the concepts, issues, principles, and recommendations also apply to adults...
  15. doi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine practitioners' standard of care: responsibilities to patients and parents
    Joan Gilmour
    Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 128:S200-5. 2011
    ....
  16. pmc Efficacy and safety of exogenous melatonin for secondary sleep disorders and sleep disorders accompanying sleep restriction: meta-analysis
    Nina Buscemi
    University of Alberta Capital Health Evidence Based Practice Centre, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2J3
    BMJ 332:385-93. 2006
    ..To conduct a systematic review of the efficacy and safety of exogenous melatonin in managing secondary sleep disorders and sleep disorders accompanying sleep restriction, such as jet lag and shiftwork disorder...
  17. ncbi request reprint A comparison of Canadian pediatric resident career plans in 1998 and 2006
    Larissa Shamseer
    CARE Program, University of Alberta, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health, 8213 Aberhart Centre 1, 11402 University Ave, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2J3
    Pediatrics 122:e1199-209. 2008
    ..With this study we aimed to compare 4 aspects of Canadian pediatric resident career plans in 1998 and 2006: (1) weekly work hours; (2) scope of practice; (3) professional activities; and (4) community size...
  18. pmc CAM use in pediatric neurology: an exploration of concurrent use with conventional medicine
    Elaine Galicia-Connolly
    CARE Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e94078. 2014
    ..Previous studies have found that up to 60% of children with neurologic conditions have tried complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)...
  19. doi request reprint Surveys of complementary and alternative medicine usage: a scoping study of the paediatric literature
    Soleil Surette
    CARE Program, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Canada
    Complement Ther Med 21:S48-53. 2013
    ..To conduct a scoping review of paediatric CAM utilisation literature, in order to establish the depth and breadth of the field and identify gaps in knowledge regarding the epidemiology of CAM use...
  20. doi request reprint The PedCAM Network: past, present, and future
    Soleil Surette
    University of Alberta, Department of Pediatrics, 8213 Aberhart Centre 1, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Complement Ther Med 21:S70-2. 2013
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  21. ncbi request reprint Heat loss prevention: a systematic review of occlusive skin wrap for premature neonates
    Kristie Cramer
    Complementary and Alternative Research and Education Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    J Perinatol 25:763-9. 2005
    ..To systematically identify and synthesize investigations of the effectiveness of occlusive skin wrap for reducing heat loss in premature infants born at less than 36 weeks gestations...
  22. pmc Study of natural health product adverse reactions (SONAR): active surveillance of adverse events following concurrent natural health product and prescription drug use in community pharmacies
    Sunita Vohra
    Complementary and Alternative Research Program CARE for Integrative Health and Healing, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e45196. 2012
    ..To conduct active surveillance in participating community pharmacies to identify adverse events related to concurrent NHP-prescription drug use...
  23. doi request reprint A descriptive study evaluating Health Canada's risk communications
    Justin Bateman
    CARE Program Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:1104-9. 2011
    ..In this descriptive study, we evaluated risk communications (RCs) issued by Health Canada for NHPs and for therapeutic products, looking for differences in a number of variables...
  24. pmc Probiotics for pediatric antibiotic-associated diarrhea: a meta-analysis of randomized placebo-controlled trials
    Bradley C Johnston
    Complementary and Alternative Research and Education CARE Program, Stollery Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta
    CMAJ 175:377-83. 2006
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Complementary, holistic, and integrative medicine: therapies for acute otitis media
    Cecilia Bukutu
    Complementary and Alternative Research and Education CARE Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Rev 29:193-9. 2008
  26. doi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use by pediatric specialty outpatients
    Denise Adams
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry and School of Public Health, University of Alberta, 8B19 11111 Jasper Ave, Edmonton General Hospital, Edmonton, AB, Canada T5K
    Pediatrics 131:225-32. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence and patterns of CAM use in 10 subspecialty clinics in Canada and to compare CAM use between 2 geographically diverse locations...
  27. ncbi request reprint Echinacea
    Theresa L Charrois
    Complementary and Alternative Research and Education Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Rev 27:385-7. 2006
  28. pmc The safety of cruciferous plants in humans: a systematic review
    Ori Scott
    Pediatric Neurosciences, Department of Pediatrics, Stollery Children s Hospital, University of Alberta, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy ECHA, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    J Biomed Biotechnol 2012:503241. 2012
    ..Individuals treated with warfarin should consult their physician. Further investigation of uses of cruciferous plants in preventative medicine is warranted...
  29. doi request reprint Systematic reviews of TCM trials: how does inclusion of Chinese trials affect outcome?
    Denise Adams
    CARE Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    J Evid Based Med 5:89-97. 2012
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  30. ncbi request reprint Complementary, holistic, and integrative medicine: garlic
    Larissa Shamseer
    Complementary and Alternative Research and Education Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Rev 27:e77-80. 2006
  31. ncbi request reprint Complementary, holistic, and integrative medicine: butterbur
    Candace Sadler
    Complementary and Alternative Research and Education Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Rev 28:235-8. 2007
  32. ncbi request reprint Complementary, holistic, and integrative medicine: atopic dermatitis
    Cecilia Bukutu
    Complementary and Alternative Research and Education CARE Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Rev 28:e87-94. 2007
  33. doi request reprint Safety and tolerability of North American ginseng extract in the treatment of pediatric upper respiratory tract infection: a phase II randomized, controlled trial of 2 dosing schedules
    Sunita Vohra
    Complementary and Alternative Research and Education CARE Program, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatrics 122:e402-10. 2008
    ....
  34. pmc Rhodiola rosea for physical and mental fatigue: a systematic review
    Sana Ishaque
    Complementary and Alternative Research and Education Program, Department of Pediatrics, and School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:70. 2012
    ..To systematically review evidence of efficacy and safety of R. rosea for physical and mental fatigue...
  35. ncbi request reprint Complementary, holistic, and integrative medicine: St. John's wort
    Theresa L Charrois
    Complementary and Alternative Research and Education Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Rev 28:69-72. 2007
  36. doi request reprint Vitamin use among children attending a Canadian pediatric emergency department
    Ran D Goldman
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, BC Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Fundam Clin Pharmacol 25:131-7. 2011
    ..In light of these findings, pediatricians should ask about vitamin use and discuss with parents potential interactions and possible adverse effects...
  37. 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...
  38. doi request reprint The safety of pediatric acupuncture: a systematic review
    Denise Adams
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatrics 128:e1575-87. 2011
    ..Acupuncture is increasingly used in children; however, the safety of pediatric acupuncture has yet to be reported from systematic review...
  39. pmc Quality of reporting in systematic reviews of adverse events: systematic review
    Liliane Zorzela
    Department of Pediatrics, 4 548 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    BMJ 348:f7668. 2014
    ..To examine the quality of reporting of harms in systematic reviews, and to determine the need for a reporting guideline specific for reviews of harms...
  40. ncbi request reprint Ethics of complementary and alternative medicine use in children
    Sunita Vohra
    Complementary and Alternative Research and Education CARE Program, Stollery Children s Hospital, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Pediatr Clin North Am 54:875-84; x. 2007
    ..This article explores the major ethical principles involved in pediatric CAM use and how they affect clinical care and research...
  41. ncbi request reprint Heat Loss Prevention (HeLP) in the delivery room: A randomized controlled trial of polyethylene occlusive skin wrapping in very preterm infants
    Sunita Vohra
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, the Children s Hospital of Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr 145:750-3. 2004
    ..To determine if polyethylene occlusive skin wrapping of very preterm infants prevents heat loss after delivery better than conventional drying and to evaluate if any benefit is sustained after wrap removal...
  42. doi request reprint Complementary, holistic, and integrative medicine: autism spectrum disorder and gluten- and casein-free diet
    Cara Dosman
    Division of Developmental Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Rev 34:e36-41. 2013
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Peppermint oil
    Theresa L Charrois
    Complementary and Alternative Research and Education CARE Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Rev 27:e49-51. 2006
  44. ncbi request reprint Potential vitamin-drug interactions in children: at a pediatric emergency department
    Ran D Goldman
    Pediatric Ress in Emergency Ther PRETx Program, Div of Pediatric Emergency Med, BC Children s Hosp, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Paediatr Drugs 11:251-7. 2009
    ..A significant increase in vitamin use has been observed in recent years and interactions between vitamins and medications have been reported...
  45. ncbi request reprint Complementary, holistic, and integrative medicine: cranberry
    Larissa Shamseer
    Complementary and Alternative Research and Education CARE Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Rev 28:e43-5. 2007
  46. ncbi request reprint Probiotics
    Theresa L Charrois
    Complementary and Alternative Research and Education CARE Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Canada
    Pediatr Rev 27:137-9. 2006
  47. pmc The efficacy and safety of exogenous melatonin for primary sleep disorders. A meta-analysis
    Nina Buscemi
    Capital Health Evidence based Practice Centre, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1151-8. 2005
    ..Exogenous melatonin has been increasingly used in the management of sleep disorders...
  48. ncbi request reprint Initial successes and challenges in the development of a pediatric resident research curriculum
    Daniel E Roth
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Pediatr 149:149-50. 2006
  49. doi request reprint Vitamin D receptor polymorphisms and the risk of acute lower respiratory tract infection in early childhood
    Daniel E Roth
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Infect Dis 197:676-80. 2008
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Pediatric guidelines
    Kathi J Kemper
    Explore (NY) 2:386-7. 2006
  51. ncbi request reprint Complementary, holistic, and integrative medicine: colic
    Lawrence D Rosen
    Chair, Integrative Pediatrics Council, Old Tappen, NJ, USA
    Pediatr Rev 28:381-5. 2007
  52. 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...
  53. ncbi request reprint Teaching evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine: 2. A conceptual approach to causation-part 1
    Kumanan Wilson
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Altern Complement Med 8:379-83. 2002
    ....
  54. 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...
  55. doi request reprint MotherNature: establishing a Canadian research network for natural health products (NHPs) during pregnancy and lactation
    Gideon Koren
    Motherisk Program, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Altern Complement Med 14:369-72. 2008
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Teaching evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine: 2. A conceptual approach to causation-part 2
    Kumanan Wilson
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Altern Complement Med 8:385-9. 2002
    ..more likely to lead to disease? Is there evidence from several different studies showing the same association? Does withdrawal of the cause result in loss of the effect? Is there a biologic model that can explain the causal relationship?..