Katja Schmidt

Summary

Affiliation: Peninsula Medical School
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Ukrain - a new cancer cure? A systematic review of randomised clinical trials
    E Ernst
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter EX2 4NT
    BMC Cancer 5:69. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint MMR vaccination advice over the Internet
    Katja Schmidt
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter EX2 4NT, UK
    Vaccine 21:1044-7. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Reflexologists' responses to a patient with abdominal pain-a survey on Internet advice
    K Schmidt
    Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter, UK
    Complement Ther Med 11:98-102. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint [Complementary medicine in Exeter: a 10-year jubilee]
    K Schmidt
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Institute of Health and Social Care, Exeter
    Forsch Komplementarmed Klass Naturheilkd 10:151. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessing websites on complementary and alternative medicine for cancer
    K Schmidt
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Institute of Health and Social Care, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter EX2 4NT, UK
    Ann Oncol 15:733-42. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Mistletoe for cancer? A systematic review of randomised clinical trials
    Eduard Ernst
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter, United Kingdom
    Int J Cancer 107:262-7. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Systematic literature reviews
    Adrian White
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Institute of Health and Social Care, ITTC Building, Tamar Science Park, Plymouth PL6 8BX, UK
    Complement Ther Med 13:54-60. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint [Meta-analysis of randomized clinical studies. Hawthorn extract for treatment of chronic cardiac insufficiency]
    Max H Pittler
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, UK
    Pharm Unserer Zeit 34:66-71. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Complementary/Alternative therapies for the treatment of breast cancer. A systematic review of randomized clinical trials and a critique of current terminology
    Edzard Ernst
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, UK
    Breast J 12:526-30. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint 'Alternative' cures for depression--how safe are web sites?
    Edzard Ernst
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Institute of Health and Social Care, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter, EX2 4NT, UK
    Psychiatry Res 129:297-301. 2004

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Ukrain - a new cancer cure? A systematic review of randomised clinical trials
    E Ernst
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter EX2 4NT
    BMC Cancer 5:69. 2005
    ..Numerous pre-clinical and clinical investigations seem to suggest that Ukrain is pharmacologically active and clinically effective. We wanted therefore to critically evaluate the clinical trial data in the form of a systematic review...
  2. ncbi request reprint MMR vaccination advice over the Internet
    Katja Schmidt
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter EX2 4NT, UK
    Vaccine 21:1044-7. 2003
    ..Some complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) providers have a negative attitude towards immunisation and means of changing this should be considered...
  3. ncbi request reprint Reflexologists' responses to a patient with abdominal pain-a survey on Internet advice
    K Schmidt
    Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter, UK
    Complement Ther Med 11:98-102. 2003
    ..To generate preliminary data on how individual reflexologists deal with patients seeking medical advice on the Internet...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Complementary medicine in Exeter: a 10-year jubilee]
    K Schmidt
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Institute of Health and Social Care, Exeter
    Forsch Komplementarmed Klass Naturheilkd 10:151. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessing websites on complementary and alternative medicine for cancer
    K Schmidt
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Institute of Health and Social Care, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter EX2 4NT, UK
    Ann Oncol 15:733-42. 2004
    ..Materials and methods We used a pre-tested search strategy to identify the websites that are most likely to be used by cancer patients and assessed them according to pre-defined criteria...
  6. ncbi request reprint Mistletoe for cancer? A systematic review of randomised clinical trials
    Eduard Ernst
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter, United Kingdom
    Int J Cancer 107:262-7. 2003
    ..None of the methodologically stronger trials exhibited efficacy in terms of quality of life, survival or other outcome measures. Rigorous trials of mistletoe extracts fail to demonstrate efficacy of this therapy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Systematic literature reviews
    Adrian White
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Institute of Health and Social Care, ITTC Building, Tamar Science Park, Plymouth PL6 8BX, UK
    Complement Ther Med 13:54-60. 2005
    ..Reviews that combine valid, homogeneous studies of treatments that are relevant to health care, in patients who are typical, can provide good evidence to guide health care decisions...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Meta-analysis of randomized clinical studies. Hawthorn extract for treatment of chronic cardiac insufficiency]
    Max H Pittler
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, UK
    Pharm Unserer Zeit 34:66-71. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Complementary/Alternative therapies for the treatment of breast cancer. A systematic review of randomized clinical trials and a critique of current terminology
    Edzard Ernst
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, UK
    Breast J 12:526-30. 2006
    ..Encouraging but not fully convincing results emerged for melatonin...
  10. ncbi request reprint 'Alternative' cures for depression--how safe are web sites?
    Edzard Ernst
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Institute of Health and Social Care, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter, EX2 4NT, UK
    Psychiatry Res 129:297-301. 2004
    ..This study assessed whether patients suffering from depression might be put at risk through the advice offered by these websites. Some websites assessed offered advice with a potential to harm patients suffering from depression...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hawthorn extract for treating chronic heart failure: meta-analysis of randomized trials
    Max H Pittler
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter EX2 4NT, United Kingdom
    Am J Med 114:665-74. 2003
    ..In conclusion, these results suggest that there is a significant benefit from hawthorn extract as an adjunctive treatment for chronic heart failure...
  12. ncbi request reprint Multischool, international survey of medical students' attitudes toward "holism"
    Katja Schmidt
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter EX2 4NT, United Kingdom
    Acad Med 80:955-63. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Health risks over the Internet: advice offered by "medical herbalists" to a pregnant woman
    E Ernst
    Department of Complementary Medicine, School of Postgraduate Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter EX2 4NT, U K
    Wien Med Wochenschr 152:190-2. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate Internet advice offered by "medical herbalists" to a pregnant woman regarding herbal treatment of morning sickness...
  14. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of guided imagery as an adjuvant cancer therapy
    Liz Roffe
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton S017 1BJ, UK
    Psychooncology 14:607-17. 2005
    ..The aim of this paper is to summarise and critically evaluate the evidence available from controlled clinical trials regarding the use of guided imagery as a sole adjuvant therapy for cancer patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for the relief of cancer-related pain--a systematic review
    Hyangsook Lee
    Department of Medical Sciences, Graduate School of East West Medical Science, Kyunghee University, Yongin, Republic of Korea
    Eur J Pain 9:437-44. 2005
    ..This systematic review summarises the existing evidence on acupuncture for cancer-related pain...
  16. ncbi request reprint Reporting of ethical standards: differences between complementary and orthodox medicine journals?
    Byungmook Lim
    Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Korea
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 116:500-3. 2004
    ..This study aimed at assessing whether there are differences in the reporting of ethical aspects of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and mainstream medical research...
  17. ncbi request reprint Are asthma sufferers at risk when consulting chiropractors over the Internet?
    Katja Schmidt
    Respir Med 97:104-5. 2003
  18. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of coenzyme Q10 for improved tolerability of cancer treatments: a systematic review
    Liz Roffe
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Clin Oncol 22:4418-24. 2004
    ..The aim of this systematic review was to summarize and evaluate the evidence available for oral supplementation with coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) to improve the tolerability of cancer treatments...