Peter White

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southampton
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Should we recruit patients or healthy volunteers for acupuncture studies of chronic pain?
    Peter White
    School of Health Professions and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield, UK
    Clin J Pain 23:714-9. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Practice, practitioner, or placebo? A multifactorial, mixed-methods randomized controlled trial of acupuncture
    Peter White
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, UK
    Pain 153:455-62. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture versus placebo for the treatment of chronic mechanical neck pain: a randomized, controlled trial
    Peter White
    Complementary Medicine Research Unit, Mail Primary Medical Care, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton, United Kingdom
    Ann Intern Med 141:911-9. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Southampton needle sensation questionnaire: development and validation of a measure to gauge acupuncture needle sensation
    Peter White
    School of Health Professions and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Altern Complement Med 14:373-9. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint A background to acupuncture and its use in chronic painful musculoskeletal conditions
    Peter White
    School of Health Professions and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ
    J R Soc Promot Health 126:219-27. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Does needling sensation (de qi) affect treatment outcome in pain? Analysis of data from a larger single-blind, randomised controlled trial
    Peter White
    School of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO171BJ, UK
    Acupunct Med 28:120-5. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint The placebo needle, is it a valid and convincing placebo for use in acupuncture trials? A randomised, single-blind, cross-over pilot trial
    Peter White
    Complementary Medicine Research Unit, Mail Point OPH, Royal South Hants Hospital, University of Southampton, Brintons Terrace, Southampton, UK
    Pain 106:401-9. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint The core outcomes for neck pain: validation of a new outcome measure
    Peter White
    Complementary Medicine Research Unit, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southhampton, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1923-30. 2004
  9. pmc A randomised controlled trial of three pragmatic approaches to initiate increased physical activity in sedentary patients with risk factors for cardiovascular disease
    Paul Little
    Primary Medical Care, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre Practice, Southampton
    Br J Gen Pract 54:189-95. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for respiratory disorder: what's the point?
    Denise Gibson
    Physiotherapy Department, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, Southampton, Tremona Road, Southampton, 5016 6YD, UK
    Expert Rev Respir Med 4:29-37. 2010

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Should we recruit patients or healthy volunteers for acupuncture studies of chronic pain?
    Peter White
    School of Health Professions and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield, UK
    Clin J Pain 23:714-9. 2007
    ..Such studies have usually enrolled healthy participants rather than patients. This practice might be inappropriate as we are unsure if we can generalize from healthy volunteers to patients in chronic pain...
  2. doi request reprint Practice, practitioner, or placebo? A multifactorial, mixed-methods randomized controlled trial of acupuncture
    Peter White
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, UK
    Pain 153:455-62. 2012
    ..Beliefs about treatment veracity shape how patients self-report outcome, complicating and confounding study interpretation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture versus placebo for the treatment of chronic mechanical neck pain: a randomized, controlled trial
    Peter White
    Complementary Medicine Research Unit, Mail Primary Medical Care, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southampton, United Kingdom
    Ann Intern Med 141:911-9. 2004
    ..Despite substantial increases in its popularity and use, the efficacy of acupuncture for chronic mechanical neck pain remains unproved...
  4. doi request reprint Southampton needle sensation questionnaire: development and validation of a measure to gauge acupuncture needle sensation
    Peter White
    School of Health Professions and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Altern Complement Med 14:373-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to generate and validate a new sensation questionnaire, that was able to discriminate between pain and deqi, taking into account patient experience and expert opinions...
  5. ncbi request reprint A background to acupuncture and its use in chronic painful musculoskeletal conditions
    Peter White
    School of Health Professions and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ
    J R Soc Promot Health 126:219-27. 2006
    ..Where degenerative conditions are involved, acupuncture clearly cannot provide a 'cure' but can provide symptomatic relief, often over a prolonged period...
  6. ncbi request reprint Does needling sensation (de qi) affect treatment outcome in pain? Analysis of data from a larger single-blind, randomised controlled trial
    Peter White
    School of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO171BJ, UK
    Acupunct Med 28:120-5. 2010
    ..Most acupuncturists are taught that obtaining de qi is important when treating patients with pain but this can be quite uncomfortable for patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint The placebo needle, is it a valid and convincing placebo for use in acupuncture trials? A randomised, single-blind, cross-over pilot trial
    Peter White
    Complementary Medicine Research Unit, Mail Point OPH, Royal South Hants Hospital, University of Southampton, Brintons Terrace, Southampton, UK
    Pain 106:401-9. 2003
    ..Further work on inter-tester reliability and standardisation of technique is highly recommended before we can be confident about using this needle in further studies...
  8. ncbi request reprint The core outcomes for neck pain: validation of a new outcome measure
    Peter White
    Complementary Medicine Research Unit, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Southhampton, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1923-30. 2004
    ..Patients enrolled in a randomized controlled trial were asked to complete various questionnaires, which were then compared to establish validity for a new neck pain questionnaire...
  9. pmc A randomised controlled trial of three pragmatic approaches to initiate increased physical activity in sedentary patients with risk factors for cardiovascular disease
    Paul Little
    Primary Medical Care, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre Practice, Southampton
    Br J Gen Pract 54:189-95. 2004
    ..Physical activity is a major modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease, but it is unclear what combination of feasible approaches, using existing resources in primary care, work best to initiate increased physical activity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for respiratory disorder: what's the point?
    Denise Gibson
    Physiotherapy Department, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, Southampton, Tremona Road, Southampton, 5016 6YD, UK
    Expert Rev Respir Med 4:29-37. 2010
    ..Currently, there is insufficient evidence to support a recommendation for the use of acupuncture in respiratory disorders...
  11. ncbi request reprint Expectancy and belief modulate the neuronal substrates of pain treated by acupuncture
    Jérémie Pariente
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, 12 Queen Square, WC1N 3BG London, UK
    Neuroimage 25:1161-7. 2005
    ..These results suggest that real acupuncture has a specific physiological effect and that patients' expectation and belief regarding a potentially beneficial treatment modulate activity in component areas of the reward system...
  12. ncbi request reprint Side-effects associated with acupuncture and a sham treatment: perhaps we should take a closer look at what is really responsible?
    Peter White
    J Altern Complement Med 9:16-9. 2003
  13. ncbi request reprint National audit of cerebrospinal fluid testing
    Ian Holbrook
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, York Hospital, York YO31 8HE, UK
    Ann Clin Biochem 44:443-8. 2007
    ..UK National External Quality Assessment Service (NEQAS) Specialist Advisory Group for EQA of CSF Proteins and Biochemistry was interested in current practice for the biochemical investigation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the UK...
  14. ncbi request reprint Course and long-term outcome of 'refractory' secretory otitis media
    Marie Ryding
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital of Ostersund, Ostersund, Sweden
    J Laryngol Otol 119:113-8. 2005
    ..They had during childhood been treated for bilateral SOM on average for 12 years (range 6 to 26 years). The mean interval between resolution of SOM and examination was 7 years...
  15. ncbi request reprint A critical appraisal of current practice in the detection, analysis, and reporting of cryoglobulins
    Pieter Vermeersch
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Immunology, University Hospitals Leuven, Catholic University of Leuven, Herestraat 49, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Chem 54:39-43. 2008
    ..The serum should cryoprecipitate at 4 degrees C for at least 3 (preferably 7) days. The cryoprecipitate should be washed and resolubilized at 37 degrees C for further analysis...
  16. doi request reprint Revised national guidelines for analysis of cerebrospinal fluid for bilirubin in suspected subarachnoid haemorrhage
    Anne Cruickshank
    Department of Biochemistry, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow
    Ann Clin Biochem 45:238-44. 2008
    ..An increase in CSF bilirubin is the key finding, which supports the occurrence of SAH but is not specific for this. In most positive cases, bilirubin will occur with oxyhaemoglobin...
  17. ncbi request reprint Questionable results - should EQA results be accepted as submitted or should 'obvious mistakes' be corrected? Reply to Wood WG. Questionable results - who directs the EQAS organisers? CCLM 2004;42(9):1073
    Peter White
    Clin Chem Lab Med 42:1456. 2004
  18. ncbi request reprint Eustachian tube function and tympanic membrane findings after chronic secretory otitis media
    Marie Ryding
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital of Ostersund, SE 831 83, Ostersund, Sweden
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 68:197-204. 2004
    ..The main factors discussed are infection and tubal dysfunction. This study aimed to detect poor tubal function and tympanic membrane pathology in young adults after extremely long-standing SOM...
  19. ncbi request reprint Aerobic fitness, fatigue, and physical disability in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Colin Tench
    Bone and Joint Research Unit, St Bartholomew s, London, UK
    J Rheumatol 29:474-81. 2002
    ..To measure aerobic fitness, muscle strength, fatigue, and physical disability in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...