Charles Elder

Summary

Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of a whole-system ayurvedic protocol for type 2 diabetes
    Charles Elder
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 12:24-30. 2006
  2. pmc Effect of transcendental meditation on employee stress, depression, and burnout: a randomized controlled study
    Charles Elder
    Physician Lead for Integrative Medicine at Kaiser Permanente Northwest and an Affiliate Investigator at the Center for Health Research in Portland, OR
    Perm J 18:19-23. 2014
  3. pmc Integrating naturopathy: can we move forward?
    CHARLES R ELDER
    Physician Lead for Integrative Medicine at Kaiser Permanente Northwest an Affiliate Investigator at the Center for Health Research in Portland, OR and an Associate Editor of The Permanente Journal
    Perm J 17:80-3. 2013
  4. pmc Reductions in pain medication use associated with traditional Chinese medicine for chronic pain
    Charles Elder
    Center for Health Research, Portland, OR, USA
    Perm J 16:18-23. 2012
  5. pmc Developing a patient-centered outcome measure for complementary and alternative medicine therapies I: defining content and format
    Cheryl Ritenbaugh
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:135. 2011
  6. pmc Randomized trial of Tapas Acupressure Technique for weight loss maintenance
    CHARLES R ELDER
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, 3800 N, Interstate Ave, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:19. 2012
  7. pmc Impact of sleep, screen time, depression and stress on weight change in the intensive weight loss phase of the LIFE study
    C R Elder
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, OR, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:86-92. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of two mind-body interventions for weight-loss maintenance
    Charles Elder
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 13:67-78. 2007
  9. pmc Randomized trial of Tapas Acupressure Technique for weight loss maintenance: rationale and study design
    Charles Elder
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 16:683-90. 2010
  10. pmc Use of alternative medicine for weight loss among Mexican-American women
    Nangel M Lindberg
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, OR 97227 1110, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 15:982-5. 2013

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of a whole-system ayurvedic protocol for type 2 diabetes
    Charles Elder
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 12:24-30. 2006
    ..Previous CAM diabetes research has generally focused on single modalities, but CAM practitioners more commonly prescribe complex, multimodality interventions...
  2. pmc Effect of transcendental meditation on employee stress, depression, and burnout: a randomized controlled study
    Charles Elder
    Physician Lead for Integrative Medicine at Kaiser Permanente Northwest and an Affiliate Investigator at the Center for Health Research in Portland, OR
    Perm J 18:19-23. 2014
    ..Workplace stress and burnout are pervasive problems, affecting employee performance and personal health...
  3. pmc Integrating naturopathy: can we move forward?
    CHARLES R ELDER
    Physician Lead for Integrative Medicine at Kaiser Permanente Northwest an Affiliate Investigator at the Center for Health Research in Portland, OR and an Associate Editor of The Permanente Journal
    Perm J 17:80-3. 2013
    ..Action steps toward improving communication between allopathic and naturopathic physicians are suggested. ..
  4. pmc Reductions in pain medication use associated with traditional Chinese medicine for chronic pain
    Charles Elder
    Center for Health Research, Portland, OR, USA
    Perm J 16:18-23. 2012
    ..Participants in a randomized trial of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD) had a linear decline in pain over 16 TCM visits...
  5. pmc Developing a patient-centered outcome measure for complementary and alternative medicine therapies I: defining content and format
    Cheryl Ritenbaugh
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:135. 2011
    ..Here we describe Phase I of our research program, the iterative process of content identification, item development and refinement, and response format selection. Cognitive interviews and psychometric evaluation are reported separately...
  6. pmc Randomized trial of Tapas Acupressure Technique for weight loss maintenance
    CHARLES R ELDER
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, 3800 N, Interstate Ave, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:19. 2012
    ..This randomized clinical trial tested the efficacy of a novel mind and body technique for weight-loss maintenance...
  7. pmc Impact of sleep, screen time, depression and stress on weight change in the intensive weight loss phase of the LIFE study
    C R Elder
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, OR, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:86-92. 2012
    ..Phase II is the randomized weight loss maintenance portion of the study. This paper focuses on Phase I measures of sleep, screen time, depression and stress...
  8. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of two mind-body interventions for weight-loss maintenance
    Charles Elder
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 13:67-78. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the feasibility and clinical impact of two mind-body interventions for weight-loss maintenance...
  9. pmc Randomized trial of Tapas Acupressure Technique for weight loss maintenance: rationale and study design
    Charles Elder
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 16:683-90. 2010
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  10. pmc Use of alternative medicine for weight loss among Mexican-American women
    Nangel M Lindberg
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, OR 97227 1110, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 15:982-5. 2013
    ..Mexican-American women report using a wide range of CAM therapies for weight loss. Understanding their patterns of use will enhance cultural competence of health care professionals and help address their medical needs...
  11. pmc Acupuncture and chiropractic care for chronic pain in an integrated health plan: a mixed methods study
    Lynn L DeBar
    Kaiser Permanente, The Center for Health Research, Portland, Oregon, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:118. 2011
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  12. ncbi request reprint Methodological challenges in whole systems research
    Charles Elder
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, OR, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 12:843-50. 2006
  13. pmc An HMO-based prospective pilot study of energy medicine for chronic headaches: whole-person outcomes point to the need for new instrumentation
    Elizabeth G Sutherland
    Helfgott Research Institute, National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 15:819-26. 2009
    ..In addition, our intent was to document the full range of outcomes experienced by patients undergoing energy healing, including whole-person and transformative outcomes should they occur...
  14. pmc A pilot whole systems clinical trial of traditional Chinese medicine and naturopathic medicine for the treatment of temporomandibular disorders
    Cheryl Ritenbaugh
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 14:475-87. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Ayurveda for diabetes mellitus: a review of the biomedical literature
    Charles Elder
    Oregon Health and Science University, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 10:44-50. 2004
    ..However, the reported human trials generally fall short of contemporary methodological standards. More research is needed in the area of Ayurvedic treatment of diabetes, assessing both whole practice and individual modalities...