Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
- Surveys of complementary and alternative medicine: Part II. Use of alternative and complementary cancer therapiesA Sparber
Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
J Altern Complement Med 7:281-7. 2001..Three tables summarize the findings from a total of 18 surveys categorized by Childhood Cancer, Adult Cancer, and Breast Cancer studies...
- Surveys of complementary and alternative medicine: Part V. Use of alternative and complementary therapies for psychiatric and neurologic diseasesAndrew Sparber
Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
J Altern Complement Med 8:93-6. 2002..More studies are amassing in specific disease areas, although it is difficult to detect clear trends because of methodological and terminological incompatibilities...
- Use of complementary medicine by adult patients participating in cancer clinical trialsA Sparber
National Institutes of Health NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
Oncol Nurs Forum 27:623-30. 2000..To document the prevalence, demographic correlates, patterns of use, and beliefs about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies of adult patients enrolled in National Cancer Institute (NCI) clinical trials...
- Surveys of complementary and alternative medicine: part I. General trends and demographic groupsJ C Wootton
Alternative Medicine Foundatio, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
J Altern Complement Med 7:195-208. 2001..The search strategy is provided. The changing terminology in the field, the development of the CAM survey, and some common shortcomings are also addressed...
- State boards of nursing and scope of practice of registered nurses performing complementary therapiesA Sparber
US Public Health Service, USA
Online J Issues Nurs 6:10. 2001..Nurses are encouraged to become aware of their state s position regarding complementary therapy and to facilitate the integration of complementary therapies into their work environment...
- Use of complementary medicine by adult patients participating in HIV/AIDS clinical trialsA Sparber
National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center, Nursing, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
J Altern Complement Med 6:415-22. 2000..To identify and characterize patterns of use of complementary and alternative (CAM) therapies by human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) patients participating in clinical trials in a research setting...
- Surveys of complementary and alternative medicine: part IV. Use of alternative and complementary therapies for rheumatologic and other diseasesJ C Wootton
Alternative Medicine Foundation, Inc, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
J Altern Complement Med 7:715-21. 2001..This reflects the problem that most survey questionnaires do not differentiate between adjunct or complementary therapies and alternative approaches to treatment...
- Surveys of complementary and alternative medicine: part III. Use of alternative and complementary therapies for HIV/AIDSJ C Wootton
Alternative Medicine Foundation, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
J Altern Complement Med 7:371-7. 2001..Mind-body or psycho-spiritual therapies that help the patient cope with stress and adjust to life-threatening illness are the most popular...
- Complementary therapy in critical care settings: a review of surveys and implications for nursesAndrew Sparber
Fresh Solutions Complementary Alternative Therapies, 3 Plum Grove Way, Gaithersburg, MD 20878, USA
Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 15:305-12. 2003....
- National Institutes of Health's Clinical Center sets new policy on use of herbal and other alternative supplements by patients enrolled in clinical trialsAndrew Sparber
National Institutes of Health's Clinical Center, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Cancer Invest 22:132-7. 2004..The implementation of this policy has increased awareness and provided an important step forward in protecting patient safety and preserving the scientific integrity of the research at the NIH's Clinical Center...