G T Lewith

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Affiliation: University of Southampton
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Attitudes to and use of complementary medicine among physicians in the United Kingdom
    G T Lewith
    University of Southampton, UK
    Complement Ther Med 9:167-72. 2001
  2. pmc Individual patient data meta-analysis of acupuncture for chronic pain: protocol of the Acupuncture Trialists' Collaboration
    Andrew J Vickers
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Trials 11:90. 2010
  3. pmc Circular instead of hierarchical: methodological principles for the evaluation of complex interventions
    Harald Walach
    University of Northampton and Samueli Institute European Office, School of Social Sciences, Park Campus, Northampton NN2 7AL, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:29. 2006
  4. 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
  5. pmc Homeopathic and conventional treatment for acute respiratory and ear complaints: a comparative study on outcome in the primary care setting
    Max Haidvogl
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Homeopathy, Graz, Austria
    BMC Complement Altern Med 7:7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Horton deplores breach; as do we his
    George T Lewith
    University of Southampton, Aldemoor Health Centre, Southampton, United Kingdom
    J Altern Complement Med 11:779. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine--with a difference
    George T Lewith
    Complementary Medicine Research Unit, Primary Medical Care, Aldermoor Health Centre, Aldermoor Close, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
    Med J Aust 180:585-6. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Complementary medicine: evidence base, competence to practice and regulation
    George T Lewith
    University of Southampton, Complementary Medicine Research Unit, Royal South Hants Hospital, Southampton
    Clin Med 3:235-40. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Can we evaluate electrodermal testing?
    G T Lewith
    University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Complement Ther Med 11:115-7. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Elevation of Candida IgG antibodies in patients with medically unexplained symptoms
    George T Lewith
    School of Medicine, Community Clinical Sciences Research Division, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Aldermoor Close, Southampton, United Kingdom
    J Altern Complement Med 13:1129-33. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Attitudes to and use of complementary medicine among physicians in the United Kingdom
    G T Lewith
    University of Southampton, UK
    Complement Ther Med 9:167-72. 2001
    ..To evaluate the use of attitudes to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among UK physicians...
  2. pmc Individual patient data meta-analysis of acupuncture for chronic pain: protocol of the Acupuncture Trialists' Collaboration
    Andrew J Vickers
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Trials 11:90. 2010
    ..The Acupuncture Trialists' Collaboration, a group of trialists, statisticians and other researchers, was established to synthesize patient-level data from several recently published large, high-quality trials...
  3. pmc Circular instead of hierarchical: methodological principles for the evaluation of complex interventions
    Harald Walach
    University of Northampton and Samueli Institute European Office, School of Social Sciences, Park Campus, Northampton NN2 7AL, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:29. 2006
    ..This hierarchy, founded on a pharmacological model of therapy, is generalized to other interventions which may be complex and non-pharmacological (healing, acupuncture and surgery)...
  4. 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...
  5. pmc Homeopathic and conventional treatment for acute respiratory and ear complaints: a comparative study on outcome in the primary care setting
    Max Haidvogl
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Homeopathy, Graz, Austria
    BMC Complement Altern Med 7:7. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of homeopathy compared to conventional treatment in acute respiratory and ear complaints in a primary care setting...
  6. ncbi request reprint Horton deplores breach; as do we his
    George T Lewith
    University of Southampton, Aldemoor Health Centre, Southampton, United Kingdom
    J Altern Complement Med 11:779. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine--with a difference
    George T Lewith
    Complementary Medicine Research Unit, Primary Medical Care, Aldermoor Health Centre, Aldermoor Close, Southampton SO16 5ST, UK
    Med J Aust 180:585-6. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Complementary medicine: evidence base, competence to practice and regulation
    George T Lewith
    University of Southampton, Complementary Medicine Research Unit, Royal South Hants Hospital, Southampton
    Clin Med 3:235-40. 2003
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  9. ncbi request reprint Can we evaluate electrodermal testing?
    G T Lewith
    University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Complement Ther Med 11:115-7. 2003
    ..The evidence for its use in "allergy testing" is limited and often misrepresented. This article addresses the research and clinical issues involved in investigating the reliability and validity of various ED testing machines...
  10. doi request reprint Elevation of Candida IgG antibodies in patients with medically unexplained symptoms
    George T Lewith
    School of Medicine, Community Clinical Sciences Research Division, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Aldermoor Close, Southampton, United Kingdom
    J Altern Complement Med 13:1129-33. 2007
    ..Nystatin was superior to placebo in relieving these symptoms. This provides some support for the hypotheses that underpin the "Candida syndrome"...
  11. pmc Is electrodermal testing as effective as skin prick tests for diagnosing allergies? A double blind, randomised block design study
    G T Lewith
    Department of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    BMJ 322:131-4. 2001
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  12. pmc Use of ultramolecular potencies of allergen to treat asthmatic people allergic to house dust mite: double blind randomised controlled clinical trial
    G T Lewith
    Medical Specialties, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, Hampshire SO16 6YD
    BMJ 324:520. 2002
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of homoeopathic immunotherapy on lung function and respiratory symptoms in asthmatic people allergic to house dust mite...
  13. pmc Do attitudes toward and beliefs about complementary medicine affect treatment outcomes?
    George T Lewith
    Complementary Medicine Research Unit, Mail Point OPH, University of Southampton, Royal South Hants Hospital, Brintons Terrace, Off St Mary s Road, Southampton SO14 0YG, England, UK
    Am J Public Health 92:1604-6. 2002
  14. ncbi request reprint An exploratory qualitative study to investigate how patients evaluate complementary and conventional medicine
    G T Lewith
    University of Southampton, UK
    Complement Ther Med 10:69-77. 2002
    ..We wish to determine the constructs used by patients to evaluate conventional and complementary medicine (CAM), prioritise these constructs and determine how these characterise patients' choice for CAM and conventional medicine...
  15. ncbi request reprint Complementary cancer care in Southampton: a survey of staff and patients
    G T Lewith
    University of Southampton
    Complement Ther Med 10:100-6. 2002
    ..Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is used by one in ten of the UK population yearly and 47% during their lifetime. One-third of cancer patients seek some form of CAM treatment during their illness...
  16. ncbi request reprint Can a standardized acupuncture technique palliate disabling breathlessness: a single-blind, placebo-controlled crossover study
    George T Lewith
    Complementary Medicine Research Unit, Royal South Hants Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Chest 125:1783-90. 2004
    ..The management of disabling breathlessness is poor, and a standardized form of acupuncture has been reported as offering benefit. This study was designed to evaluate the efficacy of standardized acupuncture treatment...
  17. ncbi request reprint A pilot project to assess the methodological issues involved in evaluating acupuncture as a treatment for disabling breathlessness
    C L Davis
    Royal South Hants Hospital, Southampton, United Kingdom
    J Altern Complement Med 7:633-9. 2001
    ..The information obtained will allow us to design a much clearer definitive study and the small, but statistically insignificant, response to acupuncture has allowed us to estimate sample size...
  18. ncbi request reprint Presentiment or entanglement? An alternative explanation for apparent entanglement in provings
    G T Lewith
    University of Southampton, Southampton, Hants S017 1BJ, UK
    Homeopathy 94:92-5. 2005
    ..This data suggests and the observations of Walach et al may be explicable by conventional mechanisms including differential reporting and constitutional type...
  19. ncbi request reprint The Buteyko breathing technique for asthma: a review
    A Bruton
    School of Health Professions and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Complement Ther Med 13:41-6. 2005
    ..Further research is necessary to establish unequivocally whether BBT is effective, and if so, how it may work...
  20. doi request reprint Complementary medicine use by men with prostate cancer: a systematic review of prevalence studies
    F L Bishop
    Department of Primary Medical Care, School of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 14:1-13. 2011
    ..The prevalence of CAM use among men with prostate cancer varies greatly across studies. Future studies should use standardised and validated data collection techniques to reduce bias and enhance comparability...
  21. ncbi request reprint Attitudes to traditional Chinese medicine amongst Western trained doctors in the People's Republic of China
    K Harmsworth
    University of Southampton, UK
    Soc Sci Med 52:149-53. 2001
    ..TCM was not practiced in isolation, but in conjunction with Western medicine; 76% treating their patients with TCM, 90% treating their friends or family and 82% referring patients to TCM specialists...
  22. ncbi request reprint A Conference on Developing Research Strategies in CAM
    G T Lewith
    Complementary Medicine Research Unit, Royal South Hants Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Complement Ther Med 11:191-2. 2003
  23. ncbi request reprint Developing a measure of attitudes: the holistic complementary and alternative medicine questionnaire
    M E Hyland
    Department of Psychology, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK
    Complement Ther Med 11:33-8. 2003
    ..The reason why the HH subscale failed to distinguish between the two patient groups or predict less antibiotic use is unknown. The HCAMQ appears to have good internal validity, but its external validity remains to be established...
  24. ncbi request reprint Oscillatory effects in a homeopathic clinical trial: an explanation using complexity theory, and implications for clinical practice
    M E Hyland
    Department of Psychology, University of Plymouth, UK
    Homeopathy 91:145-9. 2002
    ..If the complexity theory interpretation is correct, then this will have a significant impact on the design of clinical trials in homeopathy and, possibly, other complementary medical interventions...