Mikel Aickin

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Effectiveness guidance document (EGD) for Chinese medicine trials: a consensus document
    Claudia M Witt
    Institute for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Trials 15:169. 2014
  2. pmc Effectiveness Guidance Document (EGD) for acupuncture research - a consensus document for conducting trials
    Claudia M Witt
    Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charite University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:148. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Description of a clinical stream of back-pain patients based on electronic medical records
    Mikel Aickin
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 19:158-76. 2013
  4. pmc Commentary on Mathie RT et al. Method for appraising model validity of randomised controlled trials of homeopathic treatment: multi-rater concordance study
    Mikel Aickin
    National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, OR, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:240. 2012
  5. pmc Analysis of nonintervention studies: technical supplement
    Mikel Aickin
    Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson, USA
    Perm J 16:e100-20. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Linksets of tumor chromosome breakpoints related to survival in ovarian adenocarcinoma
    Mikel Aickin
    Program in Integrative Medicine and Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona, 1501 N Campbell, Tucson AZ 85719, USA
    Cancer Genet Cytogenet 166:22-6. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Families United/Familias Unidas: family group office visits to reduce risk factors for type 2 diabetes
    Randa M Kutob
    Randa M Kutob, MPH, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Arizona Health Sciences Center, University of Arizona College of Medicine, PO Box 245052, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Diabetes Educ 40:191-201. 2014
  8. ncbi request reprint Youth: a health plan-based lifestyle intervention increases bone mineral density in adolescent girls
    Lynn L DeBar
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:1269-76. 2006
  9. 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
  10. pmc A community-based intervention to prevent obesity beginning at birth among American Indian children: study design and rationale for the PTOTS study
    Njeri Karanja
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest Hawaii Southeast, 3800 N Interstate Avenue, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    J Prim Prev 33:161-74. 2012

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Publications47

  1. pmc Effectiveness guidance document (EGD) for Chinese medicine trials: a consensus document
    Claudia M Witt
    Institute for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Trials 15:169. 2014
    ..It broadly aims to ensure more adequate design and optimal use of resources in generating evidence for CM to inform stakeholder decision-making...
  2. pmc Effectiveness Guidance Document (EGD) for acupuncture research - a consensus document for conducting trials
    Claudia M Witt
    Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charite University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:148. 2012
    ..The aim of this EGD is to provide specific recommendations for the design of prospective acupuncture studies to support optimal use of resources for generating evidence that will inform stakeholder decision-making...
  3. doi request reprint Description of a clinical stream of back-pain patients based on electronic medical records
    Mikel Aickin
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 19:158-76. 2013
    ..Between two-thirds and three-quarters of multiple CAM service users had very simple temporal patterns of use, dominated by use of one type of CAM at a time. ..
  4. pmc Commentary on Mathie RT et al. Method for appraising model validity of randomised controlled trials of homeopathic treatment: multi-rater concordance study
    Mikel Aickin
    National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, OR, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:240. 2012
    ..This commentary points out strengths and weaknesses in the approach taken in the work of Mathie and colleagues to do this for homeopathy...
  5. pmc Analysis of nonintervention studies: technical supplement
    Mikel Aickin
    Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson, USA
    Perm J 16:e100-20. 2012
    ..An accompanying, less technical article explains the implications of these results for clinical research...
  6. ncbi request reprint Linksets of tumor chromosome breakpoints related to survival in ovarian adenocarcinoma
    Mikel Aickin
    Program in Integrative Medicine and Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona, 1501 N Campbell, Tucson AZ 85719, USA
    Cancer Genet Cytogenet 166:22-6. 2006
    ..Conversely, breakpoints in 6p2, 1q3, and 7p1 occur in linksets associated with late mortality. This is, to our knowledge, the first demonstration of a new method for analyzing patterns of event occurrence in biological data...
  7. doi request reprint Families United/Familias Unidas: family group office visits to reduce risk factors for type 2 diabetes
    Randa M Kutob
    Randa M Kutob, MPH, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Arizona Health Sciences Center, University of Arizona College of Medicine, PO Box 245052, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Diabetes Educ 40:191-201. 2014
    ..The purpose of the Families United/Familias Unidas study was to evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of group office visits on reducing diabetes risk in a multiethnic, primary care population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Youth: a health plan-based lifestyle intervention increases bone mineral density in adolescent girls
    Lynn L DeBar
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:1269-76. 2006
    ..To test the efficacy of a health plan-based lifestyle intervention to increase bone mineral density in adolescent girls...
  9. 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...
  10. pmc A community-based intervention to prevent obesity beginning at birth among American Indian children: study design and rationale for the PTOTS study
    Njeri Karanja
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest Hawaii Southeast, 3800 N Interstate Avenue, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    J Prim Prev 33:161-74. 2012
    ..The strengths and weaknesses of PTOTS include a focus on a critical growth phase, placement in the community, and intervention at many levels, using a variety of approaches...
  11. pmc Nonlinear dynamical systems effects of homeopathic remedies on multiscale entropy and correlation dimension of slow wave sleep EEG in young adults with histories of coffee-induced insomnia
    Iris R Bell
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    Homeopathy 101:182-92. 2012
    ..The present study extended findings of remedy-related sleep stage alterations in human subjects by testing the feasibility of using two different NDS analytic approaches to assess remedy effects on human slow wave sleep EEG...
  12. pmc Using a website to build community and enhance outcomes in a group, multi-component intervention promoting healthy diet and exercise in adolescents
    Lynn L DeBar
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, 3800 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 34:539-50. 2009
    ..This article describes website use and behavioral outcomes in a multi-component lifestyle intervention promoting healthy diet and exercise...
  13. pmc The relationship between incidence of fractures and anemia in older multiethnic women
    Zhao Chen
    Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2337-44. 2010
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  14. pmc Effects of homeopathic medicines on polysomnographic sleep of young adults with histories of coffee-related insomnia
    Iris R Bell
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    Sleep Med 12:505-11. 2011
    ..Animal studies have previously shown changes in non rapid eye movement sleep with certain homeopathic remedies...
  15. 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
  16. pmc Dose response and efficacy of spinal manipulation for chronic cervicogenic headache: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Mitchell Haas
    Center for Outcomes Studies, Western States Chiropractic College, 2900 NE 132nd Ave, Portland, OR 97230, USA
    Spine J 10:117-28. 2010
    ..Systematic reviews of randomized controlled trials suggest that spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) is efficacious for care of cervicogenic headache (CGH). The effect of SMT dose on outcomes has not been studied...
  17. pmc Influence of stressors on breast cancer incidence in the Women's Health Initiative
    Yvonne L Michael
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Health Psychol 28:137-46. 2009
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  18. 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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  19. ncbi request reprint Electronic medical record reminder improves osteoporosis management after a fracture: a randomized, controlled trial
    Adrianne Feldstein
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente, Portland, Oregon 97227, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:450-7. 2006
    ..Osteoporosis treatment rates after a fracture are low. This study evaluated methods to increase guideline-recommended osteoporosis care postfracture...
  20. pmc Intervention in overweight children improves body mass index (BMI) and physical activity
    Violet Siwik
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 26:126-37. 2013
    ..We implemented and evaluated a group office-visit intervention by family physicians for overweight children and their parents, emphasizing nutrition and physical activity within a resiliency psychosocial model...
  21. pmc The TOTS community intervention to prevent overweight in American Indian toddlers beginning at birth: a feasibility and efficacy study
    Njeri Karanja
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser, Permanente Northwest 3800 N Interstate Avenue, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    J Community Health 35:667-75. 2010
    ..75, P = 0.016). Family, plus community-wide interventions to increase breastfeeding and curtail sugar-sweetened beverages attenuate BMI rise in AI/AN toddlers more than community-wide interventions alone...
  22. pmc Effects of questionnaire-based diagnosis and training on inter-rater reliability among practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine
    Scott Mist
    Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, Portland, OR, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 15:703-9. 2009
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  23. 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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  24. 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...
  25. doi request reprint Improvement of menopausal symptoms with acupuncture not reflected in changes to heart rate variability
    Cheryl L Wright
    School of Nursing Portland Campus, 3455 SW U S Veterans Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Acupunct Med 29:32-9. 2011
    ..Spectral analysis of the heart rate was used to compute power in the low frequency and high frequency bands, and their ratio...
  26. ncbi request reprint The pluses and minuses of interactions
    Mikel Aickin
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Program in Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85718, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 13:825-9. 2007
    ..It is also emphasized that there are situations in which interactions might be the central issue in a study, and it is illustrated how this might handled...
  27. ncbi request reprint 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...
  28. doi request reprint Families United/Familias Unidas: development and implementation of a family-based group office visit model for the primary prevention of type 2 diabetes
    Violet Perez Siwik
    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Diabetes Educ 38:811-21. 2012
    ..The group outpatient visit model can provide a means to address prevention issues in a financially sustainable manner...
  29. ncbi request reprint YOUTH: decisions and challenges in designing an osteoporosis prevention intervention for teen girls
    Lynn L DeBar
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Prev Med 39:1047-55. 2004
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  30. pmc Hip bone density predicts breast cancer risk independently of Gail score: results from the Women's Health Initiative
    Zhao Chen
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Arizona College of Public Health, Tucson, Arizona 85724 5211, USA
    Cancer 113:907-15. 2008
    ..The objective of the current study was to investigate whether hip BMD predicts postmenopausal breast cancer risk independently of the Gail score...
  31. ncbi request reprint Pilot study of dietary influences on mammographic density in pre- and postmenopausal Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women
    Cynthia A Thomson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson 85721 0038, USA
    Menopause 14:243-50. 2007
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  32. ncbi request reprint The importance of early phase research
    Mikel Aickin
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Program in Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 13:447-50. 2007
    ..The purpose of this paper is to reaffirm the critical role of early phase CAM research and to encourage CAM researchers to value and conduct early phase studies for their proper purposes...
  33. doi request reprint Pilot study of inflammatory responses following a negative imaginal focus in persons with chronic pain: analysis by sex/gender
    Beth D Darnall
    Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    Gend Med 7:247-60. 2010
    ..Recent evidence suggests that differential stress and immune responses may play a role in the sex/gender disparity for pain. Pain pathology and psychological stress are both associated with elevated levels of proinflammatory cytokines...
  34. ncbi request reprint The near absence of osteoporosis treatment in older men with fractures
    Adrianne C Feldstein
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente, Portland, OR 97227 1110, USA
    Osteoporos Int 16:953-62. 2005
    ..Information systems merging diagnostic and treatment information can help delineate gaps in patient management. Interventions showing promise in other conditions should be evaluated to improve care for osteoporosis...
  35. ncbi request reprint Conceptualization and analysis of mechanistic studies
    Mikel Aickin
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, and Program in Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 13:151-8. 2007
    ..More methodological work on the concept of mechanism is needed at a fundamental level...
  36. ncbi request reprint Beyond randomization
    Mikel Aickin
    Oregon Center for Complementary, and Alternative Medicine, Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest Region, Portland, OR, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 8:765-72. 2002
    ..These considerations are particularly relevant to complementary and alternative medicine studies, where resources are relatively scarce, and otherwise underpowered studies might lead to premature termination of promising research paths...
  37. doi request reprint Effects of homeopathic medicines on mood of adults with histories of coffee-related insomnia
    Audrey J Brooks
    Department of Psychology, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Forsch Komplementmed 17:250-7. 2010
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  38. 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint Mammography screening rates decline: a person-time approach to evaluation
    Adrianne C Feldstein
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente, Portland, OR 97227 1110, USA
    Prev Med 43:178-82. 2006
    ..Early detection through mammography can reduce breast cancer mortality. This cohort study evaluated trends in mammography screening, demonstrating a person-time approach...
  40. 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...
  41. pmc A simulation study of the validity and efficiency of design-adaptive allocation to two groups in the regression situation
    Mikel Aickin
    University of Arizona, USA
    Int J Biostat 5:Article 19. 2009
    ..These results are shown in situations with varying numbers of balancing factors, different treatment and covariate effects, different covariate distributions, and in the presence of a small number of outliers...
  42. pmc A preliminary path analysis of expectancy and patient-provider encounter in an open-label randomized controlled trial of spinal manipulation for cervicogenic headache
    Mitchell Haas
    Dean of Research, Center for Outcomes Studies, Western States Chiropractic College, Portland, OR 97230, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 33:5-13. 2010
    ..The purpose of this article was to present a preliminary model to identify the effects of expectancy of treatment success and the patient-provider encounter (PPE) on outcomes in an open-label randomized trial...
  43. ncbi request reprint Participant-centered analysis in complementary and alternative medicine comparative trials
    Mikel Aickin
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest Region, 3800 N Interstate Avenue, Portland, OR 97227 1098, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 9:949-57. 2003
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  44. ncbi request reprint Bayes without priors
    Mikel Aickin
    Center for Health Research, 3800 North Interstate Avenue, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:4-13. 2004
    ..Although there have been critics of the methods of hypothesis testing, significance testing (P-values), and confidence intervals, these methods are used to the exclusion of all others...
  45. ncbi request reprint A practice-based study of patients with acute and chronic low back pain attending primary care and chiropractic physicians: two-week to 48-month follow-up
    Mitchell Haas
    Center for Outcome Studies, Western States Chiropractic College, 2900 NE 132nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97230, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 27:160-9. 2004
    ..This study reports pain and disability outcomes up to 4 years for chiropractic and medical patients with low back pain (LBP) and assesses the influence of doctor type and pain duration on clinical outcomes...
  46. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of cervical endplay assessment as an indicator for spinal manipulation
    Mitchell Haas
    Division of Research, Western States Chiropractic College, Portland, Oregon 97230, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1091-6; discussion 1096. 2003
    ..Double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial...
  47. ncbi request reprint One-year trend in pain and disability relief recall in acute and chronic ambulatory low back pain patients
    Mitchell Haas
    Division of Research, Western States Chiropractic College, 2900 NE 132nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97230, USA
    Pain 95:83-91. 2002
    ..Physicians may need to use objective relief data to give the patient a realistic idea of actual improvement...