A R White

Summary

Affiliation: University of Exeter
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi The case for uncontrolled clinical trials: a starting point for the evidence base for CAM
    A White
    Department of Complementary Medicine, University of Exeter, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter, UK
    Complement Ther Med 9:111-6. 2001
  2. ncbi Informed consent for acupuncture--an information leaflet developed by consensus
    A White
    University of Exeter
    Acupunct Med 19:123-9. 2001
  3. ncbi Survey of adverse events following acupuncture (SAFA): a prospective study of 32,000 consultations
    A White
    University of Exeter
    Acupunct Med 19:84-92. 2001
  4. ncbi Clinical trials of acupuncture: consensus recommendations for optimal treatment, sham controls and blinding
    A R White
    Department of Complementary Medicine, School of Sport and Health Services, Exeter, UK
    Complement Ther Med 9:237-45. 2001
  5. ncbi Economic analysis of complementary medicine: a systematic review
    A R White
    Department of Complementary Medicine, School of Postgraduate Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    Complement Ther Med 8:111-8. 2000
  6. ncbi Efficacy of acupuncture as a treatment for tinnitus: a systematic review
    J Park
    Department of Complementary Medicine, School of Postgraduate Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, England
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 126:489-92. 2000
  7. ncbi Effectiveness of acupuncture for stroke: a systematic review
    J Park
    Dept of Complementary Medicine, School of Postgraduate Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, UK
    J Neurol 248:558-63. 2001
  8. pmc A meta-analysis of acupuncture techniques for smoking cessation
    A R White
    Department of Complementary Medicine, Postgraduate Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    Tob Control 8:393-7. 1999
  9. ncbi Acupuncture for episodic tension-type headache: a multicentre randomized controlled trial
    A R White
    Department of Complementary Medicine, School of Postgraduate Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, UK
    Cephalalgia 20:632-7. 2000
  10. ncbi Acupuncture as a treatment for temporomandibular joint dysfunction: a systematic review of randomized trials
    E Ernst
    Department of Complementary Medicine, School of Postgraduate Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, England
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 125:269-72. 1999

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi The case for uncontrolled clinical trials: a starting point for the evidence base for CAM
    A White
    Department of Complementary Medicine, University of Exeter, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter, UK
    Complement Ther Med 9:111-6. 2001
    ..The ultimate purpose of uncontrolled trials is to facilitate subsequent definitive studies that will help define the place of CAM in health care...
  2. ncbi Informed consent for acupuncture--an information leaflet developed by consensus
    A White
    University of Exeter
    Acupunct Med 19:123-9. 2001
    ..Additionally, it may be used as a form for written consent when this is required. To provide the context for using the Leaflet, the legal and ethical bases of informed consent for medical procedures are discussed...
  3. ncbi Survey of adverse events following acupuncture (SAFA): a prospective study of 32,000 consultations
    A White
    University of Exeter
    Acupunct Med 19:84-92. 2001
    ..Acupuncture seems, in skilled hands, one of the safer forms of medical intervention...
  4. ncbi Clinical trials of acupuncture: consensus recommendations for optimal treatment, sham controls and blinding
    A R White
    Department of Complementary Medicine, School of Sport and Health Services, Exeter, UK
    Complement Ther Med 9:237-45. 2001
    ..A number of recommendations are made which aim to improve the quality of sham-controlled acupuncture studies...
  5. ncbi Economic analysis of complementary medicine: a systematic review
    A R White
    Department of Complementary Medicine, School of Postgraduate Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    Complement Ther Med 8:111-8. 2000
    ..To review systematically all reports of economic analysis of complementary and alternative medicine...
  6. ncbi Efficacy of acupuncture as a treatment for tinnitus: a systematic review
    J Park
    Department of Complementary Medicine, School of Postgraduate Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, England
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 126:489-92. 2000
    ..Tinnitus is a prevalent condition for which patients may seek treatment with acupuncture since no conventional treatment has been shown to be effective...
  7. ncbi Effectiveness of acupuncture for stroke: a systematic review
    J Park
    Dept of Complementary Medicine, School of Postgraduate Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, UK
    J Neurol 248:558-63. 2001
    ..Acupuncture has been suggested as a treatment for stroke rehabilitation, but the question whether it is effective has not been answered satisfactorily...
  8. pmc A meta-analysis of acupuncture techniques for smoking cessation
    A R White
    Department of Complementary Medicine, Postgraduate Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    Tob Control 8:393-7. 1999
    ..To determine the effectiveness of acupuncture for smoking cessation and to examine whether any individual aspect of trials is associated with an effect...
  9. ncbi Acupuncture for episodic tension-type headache: a multicentre randomized controlled trial
    A R White
    Department of Complementary Medicine, School of Postgraduate Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, UK
    Cephalalgia 20:632-7. 2000
    ..Results also show that patient blinding was successful. In conclusion, this study does not provide evidence that this form of acupuncture is effective in the prevention of episodic tension-type headache...
  10. ncbi Acupuncture as a treatment for temporomandibular joint dysfunction: a systematic review of randomized trials
    E Ernst
    Department of Complementary Medicine, School of Postgraduate Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, England
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 125:269-72. 1999
    ..To summarize the data from randomized controlled trials of acupuncture for temporomandibular joint dysfunction...
  11. ncbi Randomized trial of acupuncture for nicotine withdrawal symptoms
    A R White
    Department of Complementary Medicine, Postgraduate Medical School, University of Exeter, England
    Arch Intern Med 158:2251-5. 1998
    ..One possible reason for this is that the optimal acupuncture technique was not applied or that the technique was not repeated sufficiently often...
  12. ncbi Acupuncture for back pain: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    E Ernst
    Department of Complementary Medicine, Postgraduate Medical School, University of Exeter, England
    Arch Intern Med 158:2235-41. 1998
    ..Acupuncture is commonly used to treat back pain, but there is no published meta-analysis of trials of its effectiveness for this condition...
  13. ncbi Prospective studies of the safety of acupuncture: a systematic review
    E Ernst
    Department of Complementary Medicine, School of Postgraduate Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
    Am J Med 110:481-5. 2001
    ..Those responsible for establishing competence in acupuncture should consider how to reduce these risks...
  14. ncbi A blinded investigation into the accuracy of reflexology charts
    A R White
    Department of Complementary Medicine, School of Postgraduate Medicine and Health Studies, University of Exeter, UK
    Complement Ther Med 8:166-72. 2000
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether this representation can be used as a valid method of diagnosis...
  15. ncbi A review of controlled trials of acupuncture for women's reproductive health care
    A R White
    Institute of Health and Social Care Research, Peninsula Medical School, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter EX2 4NT, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 29:233-6. 2003
    ..Acupuncture as a therapy, and acupressure as self-treatment, are increasingly widely used for gynaecological conditions, and this study aims to review the scientific literature on their effectiveness...
  16. pmc Relaxation therapies for asthma: a systematic review
    A Huntley
    Department of Complementary Medicine, School of Sport and Health Studies, University of Exeter, Exeter EX2 4NT, UK
    Thorax 57:127-31. 2002
    ..The aim of this systematic review was to determine if there is any evidence for or against the clinical efficacy of such interventions...
  17. ncbi [Acupuncture for back pain: meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials and an update with data from the most recent studies]
    E Ernst
    Department of Complementary Medicine, School of Postgraduate Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, Germany
    Schmerz 16:129-39. 2002
    ..Acupuncture is commonly used to treat back pain. A meta-analysis of clinical trials of acupuncture for this condition came to a positive conclusion whilst a qualitative review was negative...
  18. ncbi Autogenic training reduces anxiety after coronary angioplasty: a randomized clinical trial
    N Kanji
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter, United Kingdom
    Am Heart J 147:E10. 2004
    ..Autogenic training (AT) is a method of autosuggestion with some potential for reducing anxiety. This study tests whether AT lowers anxiety levels experienced by patients undergoing coronary angioplasty...