3075.0 Alternative and Complementary Health Practices Research and Special Populations

Monday, November 8, 2010: 10:30 AM - 11:30 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 2
Linkages between conventional medical care and ACHP utilization
Stephanie Ayers, PhD and Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld, PhD
Board 3
Alternative and Complementary Health Practices among Emergency Department Patients
Edward M. Castillo, PhD, MPH, Theodore Chan, MD, James Killeen, MD, Wen-Hsin Chang, Laura Chia and Gary M. Vilke, MD
Board 4
Enhancing access to acupuncture: A comparative study of national and community-based rates of use
Maria T. Chao, DrPH, Kimberly Tippens, ND, MSAOM and Erin Connelly, MA
Board 5
Effectiveness and Safety of Traditional Chinese Medicine for Diabetic Neuropathy ľA review
Eric (Lung-Cheng) Hsiao, PhD, Lawrence (Lung-Sheng) Hsiao and Wen-Shuo Wu, MD (Taiwan), MSO
Board 6
Shirodhara for Insomnia - A Case series
Sivarama Prasad Vinjamury, MD, Manjusha Vinjamury, MD(Ayurveda), MAOM and Bei-Bei (Julia) Wu, MAOM
Board 7
Comparative assessment of total phenolic content in selected medicinal plants
Cynthia Johnson, ND, MS, DrPH (c), Frederick O. Oladeinde, PhD, Antony M. Kinyua, PhD, Ruel Michelin, Saroj K. Pramanik, PhD, Yvonne L. Bronner, ScD and Arthur L. Williams, PhD

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

Organized by: Alternative and Complementary Health Practices
Endorsed by: Caucus on Public Health and the Faith Community, Socialist Caucus