3074.0 Research in Alternative and Complementary Health Practices

Monday, November 9, 2009: 10:30 AM
This session will present posters with scientific research related to alternative and complementary health practices.
Session Objectives: Describe the complementary health practices presented. Discuss how alternative and/or compelementary health practices can benefit a specific population or condition. Explain how complementary practices can be incorporated into standard medical care.

Board 1
Effectiveness and Safety of Acupuncture for Autism
Lawrence (Lung-Sheng) Hsiao, Eric (Lung-Cheng) Hsiao, Wen-Shuo Wu, MD (Taiwan), MSO, Yu-Wen Hsiao, Chiao-Nien Wang and Annie Wu
Board 2
Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine among Refugees: A Systematic Review
Sabrina MacDuff, BA, Michael Grodin, MD and Paula Gardiner, MD, MPH
Board 4
Board 7
Breast cancer survivors' perspectives on and use of massage therapy as a complementary and alternative medical treatment
Traci Hart, PhD, MA, Ruth Wetta-Hall, RN, PhD, MPH, MS, Amy Chesser, PhD, MA and Michele Sturgeon, MPH, BS, NCTMB
Board 8
Exploring racial differences in attitudes and barriers toward acupuncture trial participation among breast cancer survivors
Rana E. Leed, MPH, Frances K. Barg, PhD, Emma Stein, BA(c) and Jun J. Mao, MD, MSCE
Board 9
Herb-drug interactions and food incompatibilities - A Review of literature
Anupama Kizhakkeveettil, BAMS (Ayu), MAOM, Jayagopal Parla, BAMS MD (Ayu) and Sameh Awad, MD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Alternative and Complementary Health Practices
Endorsed by: Public Health Nursing, Women's Caucus