Paul Posadzki

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Publications

  1. doi Incorporation of massage into psychotherapy: an integrative and conjoint approach
    Paul Posadzki
    Department of Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter, EX2 4NT, UK
    Chin J Integr Med 17:154-8. 2011
  2. doi Spinal manipulations for the treatment of migraine: a systematic review of randomized clinical trials
    P Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter, UK
    Cephalalgia 31:964-70. 2011
  3. doi Osteopathic manipulative treatment for pediatric conditions: a systematic review
    Paul Posadzki
    Medical Research Division, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Daejeon, South Korea
    Pediatrics 132:140-52. 2013
  4. doi Acupuncture for cancer-related fatigue: a systematic review of randomized clinical trials
    Paul Posadzki
    Medical Research Division, KM Health Technology Research Group, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, 483 Exporo, Yuseong Gu, Daejeon 305 811, South Korea
    Support Care Cancer 21:2067-73. 2013
  5. doi Prevalence of use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by patients/consumers in the UK: systematic review of surveys
    Paul Posadzki
    Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, Devon, UK
    Clin Med 13:126-31. 2013
  6. doi Dietary supplements and prostate cancer: a systematic review of double-blind, placebo-controlled randomised clinical trials
    Paul Posadzki
    Medical Research Division, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Daejeon, South Korea
    Maturitas 75:125-30. 2013
  7. doi Prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)-use in UK paediatric patients: a systematic review of surveys
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Lane, Exeter, EX2 4SG, United Kingdom
    Complement Ther Med 21:224-31. 2013
  8. doi Adverse effects of homeopathy: a systematic review of published case reports and case series
    P Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, UK
    Int J Clin Pract 66:1178-88. 2012
  9. doi Prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use by menopausal women: a systematic review of surveys
    P Posadzki
    Medical Research Division, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Daejeon, South Korea
    Maturitas 75:34-43. 2013
  10. pmc Herb-drug interactions: an overview of systematic reviews
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Lane, Exeter EX2 4SG, England
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 75:603-18. 2013

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Publications36

  1. doi Incorporation of massage into psychotherapy: an integrative and conjoint approach
    Paul Posadzki
    Department of Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter, EX2 4NT, UK
    Chin J Integr Med 17:154-8. 2011
    ..Researchers and psychotherapists can obtain valuable and additional knowledge through cross-fertilization of ideas across the arguments presented here...
  2. doi Spinal manipulations for the treatment of migraine: a systematic review of randomized clinical trials
    P Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter, UK
    Cephalalgia 31:964-70. 2011
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to assess the effectiveness of spinal manipulations as a treatment for migraine headaches...
  3. doi Osteopathic manipulative treatment for pediatric conditions: a systematic review
    Paul Posadzki
    Medical Research Division, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Daejeon, South Korea
    Pediatrics 132:140-52. 2013
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to critically evaluate the effectiveness of OMT as a treatment of pediatric conditions...
  4. doi Acupuncture for cancer-related fatigue: a systematic review of randomized clinical trials
    Paul Posadzki
    Medical Research Division, KM Health Technology Research Group, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, 483 Exporo, Yuseong Gu, Daejeon 305 811, South Korea
    Support Care Cancer 21:2067-73. 2013
    ..Managing cancer-related fatigue (CRF) is an important element of the palliative care of cancer patients. The aim of this systematic review was to critically evaluate the effectiveness of acupuncture (AT) or electroacupuncture (EA) for CRF...
  5. doi Prevalence of use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by patients/consumers in the UK: systematic review of surveys
    Paul Posadzki
    Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, Devon, UK
    Clin Med 13:126-31. 2013
    ..Many patients and consumers in the UK use CAM; healthcare professionals should therefore responsibly advise their patients about the use of CAM...
  6. doi Dietary supplements and prostate cancer: a systematic review of double-blind, placebo-controlled randomised clinical trials
    Paul Posadzki
    Medical Research Division, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Daejeon, South Korea
    Maturitas 75:125-30. 2013
    ..There are promising data for only two specific remedies, which contained a mixture of ingredients, but even for these supplements, additional high quality evidence is necessary before firm recommendations would be justified...
  7. doi Prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)-use in UK paediatric patients: a systematic review of surveys
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Lane, Exeter, EX2 4SG, United Kingdom
    Complement Ther Med 21:224-31. 2013
    ..This systematic review is aimed at estimating the prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)-use by paediatric populations in the United Kingdom (UK)...
  8. doi Adverse effects of homeopathy: a systematic review of published case reports and case series
    P Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, UK
    Int J Clin Pract 66:1178-88. 2012
    ..The aim of this systematic review was to critically evaluate the evidence regarding the adverse effects (AEs) of homeopathy...
  9. doi Prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use by menopausal women: a systematic review of surveys
    P Posadzki
    Medical Research Division, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Daejeon, South Korea
    Maturitas 75:34-43. 2013
    ..There are a large number of predominantly low-quality surveys monitoring the prevalence of CAM use among menopausal women worldwide. The available evidence suggests that the prevalence of CAM use is high...
  10. pmc Herb-drug interactions: an overview of systematic reviews
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Lane, Exeter EX2 4SG, England
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 75:603-18. 2013
    ..The aim of this overview of systematic reviews (SRs) is to evaluate critically the evidence regarding interactions between herbal medicinal products (HMPs) and synthetic drugs...
  11. ncbi Adverse effects of herbal medicines: an overview of systematic reviews
    Paul Posadzki
    Peninsula Medical School, Veysey Building, Exeter, Devon
    Clin Med 13:7-12. 2013
    ..Most of the HMs evaluated in SRs were associated with only moderately severe or minor adverse effects...
  12. ncbi Prevalence of use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by physicians in the UK: a systematic review of surveys
    Paul Posadzki
    Amani Alotaibi, Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter
    Clin Med 12:505-12. 2012
    ..A sizable proportion of physicians in the UK seem to employ some type of CAM, yet many have not received any training in CAM. This raises issues related to medical ethics, professional competence and education of physicians...
  13. doi Contamination and adulteration of herbal medicinal products (HMPs): an overview of systematic reviews
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Lane, Exeter EX2 4SG, UK
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 69:295-307. 2013
    ..The aim of this overview of systematic reviews is to summarise and critically evaluate the evidence from systematic reviews of the adulteration and contamination of herbal medicinal products (HMPs)...
  14. doi Guided imagery for non-musculoskeletal pain: a systematic review of randomized clinical trials
    Paul Posadzki
    Department of Complementary Medicine, University of Exeter, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 44:95-104. 2012
    ..Our previous review of the literature concluded that there is encouraging evidence that guided imagery alleviates musculoskeletal pain, but the value of guided imagery in the management of non-musculoskeletal pain remains uncertain...
  15. doi Is spinal manipulation effective for pain? An overview of systematic reviews
    Paul Posadzki
    Pain Med 13:754-61. 2012
    ..This article is aimed at critically evaluating the evidence from systematic reviews (SRs) of spinal manipulation in patients with pain...
  16. doi Spinal manipulations for tension-type headaches: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    P Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Lane, Exeter EX2 4SG, United Kingdom
    Complement Ther Med 20:232-9. 2012
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to assess the effectiveness of spinal manipulations as treatment option for tension type headaches...
  17. doi Osteopathy for musculoskeletal pain patients: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter, Devon, EX2 4NT, UK
    Clin Rheumatol 30:285-91. 2011
    ..Collectively, these data fail to produce compelling evidence for the effectiveness of osteopathy as a treatment of musculoskeletal pain...
  18. doi Yoga for asthma? A systematic review of randomized clinical trials
    Paul Posadzki
    Department of Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    J Asthma 48:632-9. 2011
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to assess the effectiveness of yoga as a treatment option for asthma...
  19. doi Yoga for low back pain: a systematic review of randomized clinical trials
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter, Devon, UK
    Clin Rheumatol 30:1257-62. 2011
    ..Two RCTs showed no between-group differences. It is concluded that yoga has the potential to alleviate low back pain. However, any definitive claims should be treated with caution...
  20. doi Is yoga effective for pain? A systematic review of randomized clinical trials
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, United Kingdom
    Complement Ther Med 19:281-7. 2011
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to assess the effectiveness of yoga as a treatment option for any type of pain...
  21. ncbi Spinal manipulation: an update of a systematic review of systematic reviews
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter EX2 4NT UK
    N Z Med J 124:55-71. 2011
    ..The aim of this update is to critically evaluate the evidence for or against the effectiveness of spinal manipulation in patients with any type of clinical condition...
  22. doi Pilates for low back pain: a systematic review
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter, Devon, UK
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 17:85-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this paper is to systematically review all controlled clinical trials of Pilates to treat low back pain...
  23. doi Acupuncture for chronic nonbacterial prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: a systematic review
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Veysey Building, Salmon Pool Line, Exeter, United Kingdom
    J Androl 33:15-21. 2012
    ..The evidence that acupuncture is effective for chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome is encouraging but, because of several caveats, not conclusive. Therefore, more rigorous studies seem warranted...
  24. doi The efficacy of Irvingia gabonensis supplementation in the management of overweight and obesity: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Igho Onakpoya
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom
    J Diet Suppl 10:29-38. 2013
    ..gabonensis on body weight and related parameters are unproven. Therefore, I. gabonensis cannot be recommended as a weight loss aid. Future research in this area should be more rigorous and better reported...
  25. doi The use of ginger (Zingiber officinale) for the treatment of pain: a systematic review of clinical trials
    Rohini Terry
    Complementary Medicine, PCMD, University of Exeter, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter, Devon, UK
    Pain Med 12:1808-18. 2011
    ..The aim of this systematic review was to evaluate the evidence from all human participant clinical trials that have assessed the efficacy of ginger for the treatment of any type of pain...
  26. doi Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for sexual dysfunction and erectile dysfunction in older men and women: an overview of systematic reviews
    Edzard Ernst
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    Maturitas 70:37-41. 2011
    ..For acupuncture and maca the evidence was insufficient for ED and SD respectively. It is concluded that there is some encouraging evidence but more and better studies are required to establish the value of CAM for SD and ED...
  27. doi Aromatherapy for health care: an overview of systematic reviews
    Myeong Soo Lee
    Medical Research Division, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Daejeon, South Korea
    Maturitas 71:257-60. 2012
    ..Several SRs of aromatherapy have recently been published. Due to a number of caveats, the evidence is not sufficiently convincing that aromatherapy is an effective therapy for any condition...
  28. doi Complementary and alternative medicine for rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis: an overview of systematic reviews
    Edzard Ernst
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, UK
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 15:431-7. 2011
    ..Four reviews were of high quality and one was burdened with high risk of bias. The evidence to support the effectiveness of CAM as a treatment option for rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis is ambiguous...
  29. ncbi Alternative therapies for asthma: are patients at risk?
    Edzard Ernst
    Department of Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, UK
    Clin Med 12:427-9. 2012
    ..Thus the risk-benefit balance fails to be positive. Patients are often mislead to believe otherwise and physicians should inform their asthma patients responsibly about the value of alternative medicine...
  30. doi Adverse effects of aromatherapy: a systematic review of case reports and case series
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, UK
    Int J Risk Saf Med 24:147-61. 2012
    ..This systematic review was aimed at critically evaluating the evidence regarding the adverse effects associated with aromatherapy...
  31. doi The efficacy of glucomannan supplementation in overweight and obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
    Igho Onakpoya
    a Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, UK
    J Am Coll Nutr 33:70-8. 2014
    ..Conclusion: The evidence from available RCTs does not show that glucomannan intake generates statistically significant weight loss. Future trials should be more rigorous and better reported. ..
  32. doi Systematic reviews of spinal manipulations for headaches: an attempt to clear up the confusion
    Paul Posadzki
    University of Exeter Complementary Medicine, Exeter, Devon, UK
    Headache 51:1419-25. 2011
    ..Confusingly, their conclusions are far from uniform. The aim of this article is to identify the reasons for this confusion and to create more clarity about the therapeutic value of SM...
  33. ncbi Reporting of adverse effects in randomised clinical trials of chiropractic manipulations: a systematic review
    Edzard Ernst
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter, UK
    N Z Med J 125:87-140. 2012
    ..To systematically review the reporting of adverse effects in clinical trials of chiropractic manipulation...
  34. doi An independent review of NCCAM-funded studies of chiropractic
    Edzard Ernst
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter, EX2 4NT, UK
    Clin Rheumatol 30:593-600. 2011
    ..The criticism repeatedly aimed at NCCAM seems justified, as far as their RCTs of chiropractic is concerned. It seems questionable whether such research is worthwhile...
  35. doi Guided imagery for musculoskeletal pain: a systematic review
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, Devon, UK
    Clin J Pain 27:648-53. 2011
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to assess the effectiveness of guided imagery (GI) as a treatment option for musculoskeletal pain (MSP)...
  36. doi Spinal manipulations for cervicogenic headaches: a systematic review of randomized clinical trials
    Paul Posadzki
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter, UK
    Headache 51:1132-9. 2011
    ..The results are mixed and the only trial accounting for placebo effects fails to be positive. Therefore, the therapeutic value of this approach remains uncertain...