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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
 
Session: Evidence Based Alternative and Complementary Health Practice Research
3004.0: Monday, December 12, 2005: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Oral
Evidence Based Alternative and Complementary Health Practice Research
This session presents evidence-based studies in alternative and complementary health practices (ACHP). Participants will have the opportunity to examine vaiouse issues related to ACHP research and the effectiveness of alternative and complementary health practices in dealing with various health problems.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) in this session will be able to: 1. Identify issues related to alternative and complementary health practice research 2. Recognize the challenges in alternative and complementary health practice research, and 3. Discuss the effectiveness of alternative and complementary health practices
Moderator(s):Alan Trachtenberg, MD, MPH
8:30 AMEvidence of multiple CAM use and their perceived benefit among adults with asthma
Ava Joubert, MD, Joy P. Nanda, PhD, MS, MHS
8:45 AMEffects of massage therapy on African Americans (AA) with Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (NIDDM)
Bennett Edwards, PhD, RKT, ATC, Joseph Palmer, MS, CMT, LAT
9:00 AMWhen women canít use condoms, what is the alternative?
Katie West
9:15 AMA randomized trial of relaxation response with acupuncture in HIV patients: Feasibility and participant experiences
Bei-Hung Chang, ScD, Ulrike Boehmer, PhD, Elizabeth Sommers, MPH, LicAc, Yue Zhao, MS
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Alternative and Complementary Health Practices
Endorsed by:Chiropractic Health Care; Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Maternal and Child Health; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition (December 10-14, 2005) of APHA