Agatha P Colbert

Summary

Affiliation: Helfgott Research Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Clinical utility of electrodermal activity at acupuncture points: a narrative review
    Agatha P Colbert
    Helfgott Research Institute, National College of Natural Medicine, 049 SW Porter Street, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    Acupunct Med 29:270-5. 2011
  2. doi Electrodermal activity at acupoints: literature review and recommendations for reporting clinical trials
    Agatha P Colbert
    National College of Natural Medicine, Helfgott Research Institute, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    J Acupunct Meridian Stud 4:5-13. 2011
  3. pmc A multichannel system for continuous measurements of skin resistance and capacitance at acupuncture points
    Agatha P Colbert
    Helfgott Research Institute, National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    J Acupunct Meridian Stud 2:259-68. 2009
  4. pmc Static magnetic field therapy for carpal tunnel syndrome: a feasibility study
    Agatha P Colbert
    Helfgott Research Institute of the National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:1098-104. 2010
  5. pmc Static magnetic field therapy: a critical review of treatment parameters
    Agatha P Colbert
    Helfgott Research Institute, National College of Natural Medicine, 049 SW, Porter Street, Portland, OR 97291, USA
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 6:133-9. 2009
  6. pmc Skin impedance measurements for acupuncture research: development of a continuous recording system
    Agatha P Colbert
    National College of Natural Medicine, 049 SW Porter St, Portland, OR 97201 USA Tel 1 503 552 1745
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 5:443-50. 2008
  7. ncbi Magnets applied to acupuncture points as therapy - a literature review
    Agatha P Colbert
    Helfgott Research Institute, National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, OR, USA
    Acupunct Med 26:160-70. 2008
  8. doi Static magnetic field therapy: dosimetry considerations
    Agatha P Colbert
    Helfgott Research Institute, National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 14:577-82. 2008
  9. ncbi Electrical skin impedance at acupuncture points
    Sean Pearson
    Biomedical Signal Processing Laboratory, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 13:409-18. 2007
  10. doi Skin conductance at 24 Source (Yuan) acupoints in 8637 patients: influence of age, gender and time of day
    Steve Chamberlin
    Helfgott Research Institute of National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, OR, USA
    J Acupunct Meridian Stud 4:14-23. 2011

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi Clinical utility of electrodermal activity at acupuncture points: a narrative review
    Agatha P Colbert
    Helfgott Research Institute, National College of Natural Medicine, 049 SW Porter Street, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    Acupunct Med 29:270-5. 2011
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  2. doi Electrodermal activity at acupoints: literature review and recommendations for reporting clinical trials
    Agatha P Colbert
    National College of Natural Medicine, Helfgott Research Institute, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    J Acupunct Meridian Stud 4:5-13. 2011
    ..We propose a checklist of recommended informational items to report in future clinical trials that record EDA at acupoints...
  3. pmc A multichannel system for continuous measurements of skin resistance and capacitance at acupuncture points
    Agatha P Colbert
    Helfgott Research Institute, National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    J Acupunct Meridian Stud 2:259-68. 2009
    ..79), SP 1 (r=0.79), toe non-AP (r=0.77), LU 9 (r=0.97), PC 6 (r=0.96), wrist non-APs (r=0.97), SP 6 (r=0.96), and leg non-APs (r=0.97). Resistance at APs was significantly lower than the nearby non-APs in one out of three comparisons...
  4. pmc Static magnetic field therapy for carpal tunnel syndrome: a feasibility study
    Agatha P Colbert
    Helfgott Research Institute of the National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:1098-104. 2010
    ....
  5. pmc Static magnetic field therapy: a critical review of treatment parameters
    Agatha P Colbert
    Helfgott Research Institute, National College of Natural Medicine, 049 SW, Porter Street, Portland, OR 97291, USA
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 6:133-9. 2009
    ..Our findings highlight the need to optimize SMF dosing parameters for individual clinical conditions before proceeding to a full-scale clinical trial...
  6. pmc Skin impedance measurements for acupuncture research: development of a continuous recording system
    Agatha P Colbert
    National College of Natural Medicine, 049 SW Porter St, Portland, OR 97201 USA Tel 1 503 552 1745
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 5:443-50. 2008
    ..We conclude that our system is a suitable device upon which we can develop a fully automated multi-channel device capable of recording skin impedance at multiple APs simultaneously over 24 h...
  7. ncbi Magnets applied to acupuncture points as therapy - a literature review
    Agatha P Colbert
    Helfgott Research Institute, National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, OR, USA
    Acupunct Med 26:160-70. 2008
    ..To summarise the acu-magnet therapy literature and determine if the evidence justifies further investigation of acu-magnet therapy for specific clinical indications...
  8. doi Static magnetic field therapy: dosimetry considerations
    Agatha P Colbert
    Helfgott Research Institute, National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 14:577-82. 2008
    ..If the SMF dosimetry is inadequate, any inferences drawn from reported negative findings are questionable...
  9. ncbi Electrical skin impedance at acupuncture points
    Sean Pearson
    Biomedical Signal Processing Laboratory, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 13:409-18. 2007
    ..To test whether electrical skin impedance at each of three acupuncture points (APs) is significantly lower than at nearby sites on the meridian (MP) and off the meridian (NP)...
  10. doi Skin conductance at 24 Source (Yuan) acupoints in 8637 patients: influence of age, gender and time of day
    Steve Chamberlin
    Helfgott Research Institute of National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, OR, USA
    J Acupunct Meridian Stud 4:14-23. 2011
    ..Not previously reported, the rate of SC decline with age differs at different acupoints between males and females. These findings have substantial implications for acupuncture research and practice...
  11. pmc Reliability of AcuGraph system for measuring skin conductance at acupoints
    Scott D Mist
    Oregon Health and Science University, 4116 SE Oak Street, Portland, OR 97214, USA
    Acupunct Med 29:221-6. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to quantify measurement variability and assess reliability of the AcuGraph system-a commonly used electrodermal screening device...
  12. ncbi Reliability of the Prognos electrodermal device for measurements of electrical skin resistance at acupuncture points
    Agatha P Colbert
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, OR, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 10:610-6. 2004
    ..3) To determine measurement precision in three successively more exacting trial protocols on the same set of subjects...
  13. ncbi Therapeutic uses of magnets
    Agatha P Colbert
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:144. 2002

Research Grants2

  1. Multichannel System for Measuring Skin Impedance at Acupuncture Points
    AGATHA COLBERT; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  2. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Static Magnetic Field Therapy
    AGATHA COLBERT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study will provide the data and methodologies needed for conducting a larger RCT of SMF therapy for the treatment of CTS. ..