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Associated Factors Of Cam Use In Adults With Chronic Pain: A Scoping Review, Jessica LaChance 2018 Western University

Associated Factors Of Cam Use In Adults With Chronic Pain: A Scoping Review, Jessica Lachance

Western Research Forum

Background: Chronic pain is a multifaceted, complex disorder resulting in disability that poses a significant impact on the quality of life for those afflicted and serious effects on society and the health care system at large. Available conventional treatments for chronic pain are not fully effective, resulting in more people turning to Complementary and Alternative Medicine to manage it. This area encompasses any medical system or therapy that resides outside of the conventional medical treatments of a given society, for example: acupuncture, chiropractic, massage, or Traditional Chinese Medicine. One important direction of research in this area is to understand the ...


Nutraceuticals: An Alternative Treatment For Influenza Virus, Siale Teaupa 2018 Brigham Young University

Nutraceuticals: An Alternative Treatment For Influenza Virus, Siale Teaupa

FHSS Mentored Research Conference

Influenza virus is a contagious respiratory pathogen that infects hundreds of thousands of people a year, making it a serious global health concern. The virus has a rapid mutation rate and has developed resistance to current antiviral agents, making it a difficult target for effective treatment. There is an increasing need to identify new treatments for Influenza. Recently, we have tested nutraceuticals as an effective alternative for blocking Influenza. We have tested Jamaican Sorrel, Black Currant Berries, and Manuka Honey paired with Bee Pollen for antiviral activity. We have demonstrated that these nutraceuticals block the 2009 Pandemic California Influenza strain ...


The Healing Garden Institute (Hgi): Promoting An Integrated Approach To Disease Management For Vulnerable Inner-City Communities Of Worcester, Ma, Thidi Tshiguvho 2018 The Healing Garden Institute

The Healing Garden Institute (Hgi): Promoting An Integrated Approach To Disease Management For Vulnerable Inner-City Communities Of Worcester, Ma, Thidi Tshiguvho

Community Engagement and Research Symposia

The prevalence of chronic diseases is increasing at an alarming rate globally. About half of adults in the USA have a chronic condition (CDC 2009). Disparities in chronic diseases prevalence based on race, ethnicity and residence have been well document. Many of these diseases are a result of poor access to health care, behavioral risk factors, family history and other socio-economic determinants. In Worcester, Massachusetts, inner-city residents seem to suffer disproportionally from chronic diseases. Chronic diseases management emphasizes treatment of symptoms, dietary and lifestyle changes, and daily self-management practices. Self-management is challenging for vulnerable populations because of their burdening daily ...


Obat Sipilis Di Apotik Resep Dokter, Muhamad Badrun 2018 Selected Works

Obat Sipilis Di Apotik Resep Dokter, Muhamad Badrun

De Nature Indonesia

No abstract provided.


Merk Obat Bak Keluar Lendir Bening Dari Penis, De Nature Indonesia, Obat Penyakit Kelamin, Obat Gonore Gang Jie Gho Siah 2018 Eastern Washington University

Merk Obat Bak Keluar Lendir Bening Dari Penis, De Nature Indonesia, Obat Penyakit Kelamin, Obat Gonore Gang Jie Gho Siah

De Nature Indonesia

Merk Obat BAK Keluar Lendir Bening Dari Penis
Merk Obat BAK Keluar Lendir Bening Dari Penis - Munculnya suatu gejala penyakit pada tubuh seseorang tentu ada faktor penyebabnya. Kencing ngilu, perih, sakit, atau nyeri dan keluar lendir hijau atau kehijuan atau nanah putih merupakan kondisi gangguan kesehatan yang terjadi pada alat vital atau kemaluan. Kebanyakan dari penderita penyakit ini kurang mengerti tentang apa yang menjadi penyebab munculnya keadaan tersebut.




Merk Obat BAK Keluar Lendir Bening Dari Penis - Jika anda tengah mengalami gejala tersebut dan tengah mencari informasi tentang Apa penyebab dan obat  kencing sakit dan keluar nanah. Perlu diketahui juga bahwa ...


Gillan, Robert Lee, 1916-2009 (Sc 3183), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Gillan, Robert Lee, 1916-2009 (Sc 3183), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3183. Letter, 7 August 2006, of Robert Lee Gillan, Thorntown, Indiana, to Martha Harrison. He refers to his interest in genealogy and relates anecdotes about “Aunt Nancy,” an African American woman and caregiver to local families in Barren County, Kentucky. He includes particulars of some of her household advice, folk medicinal treatments and beliefs. He notes that she is buried in Lyons (Lyon) Cemetery.


Attitudes And The Practice Of Documentation Of Indigenous Knowledge By The Traditional Health Practitioners In Kwara State, Nigeria., A. O. Issa Dr., Peter Olufemi Owoeye Mr.., Olubunmi O. Awoyemi Barr. 2018 Department of Library and Information Science, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State

Attitudes And The Practice Of Documentation Of Indigenous Knowledge By The Traditional Health Practitioners In Kwara State, Nigeria., A. O. Issa Dr., Peter Olufemi Owoeye Mr.., Olubunmi O. Awoyemi Barr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This paper examines the attitudes and the practice of documentation of indigenous knowledge by the traditional health practitioners (THP) in Kwara State, Nigeria. Indigenous knowledge has been playing significant roles most especially in the primary health of the people in rural areas. This important knowledge is prone to attrition due to non-documentation and the World Bank has warned that if the knowledge is not documented, it will be lost. The study adopted descriptive survey research design and utilized questionnaire to collect data for the study. 30 traditional health practitioners were purposively selected based on their experience for the study. Simple ...


Mobile Critical Care Recovery Program (M-Ccrp) For Acute Respiratory Failure Survivors: Study Protocol For A Randomized Controlled Trial, Sikandar Khan, Ashok Biju, Sophia Wang, Sujuan Gao, Omar Irfan, Amanda Harrawood, Stephanie Martinez, Anthony Perkins, Frederick W. Unverzagt, Sue Lasiter 2018 Indiana University School of Medicine

Mobile Critical Care Recovery Program (M-Ccrp) For Acute Respiratory Failure Survivors: Study Protocol For A Randomized Controlled Trial, Sikandar Khan, Ashok Biju, Sophia Wang, Sujuan Gao, Omar Irfan, Amanda Harrawood, Stephanie Martinez, Anthony Perkins, Frederick W. Unverzagt, Sue Lasiter

Medical College Documents

Background: Patients admitted to intensive care units (ICU) with acute respiratory failure (ARF) face chronic complications that can impede return to normal daily function. A mobile, collaborative critical care model may enhance the recovery of ARF survivors.
Methods: The Mobile Critical Care Recovery Program (m-CCRP) study is a two arm, randomized clinical trial. We will randomize 620 patients admitted to the ICU with acute respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation in a 1:1 ratio to one of two arms (310 patients per arm) – m-CCRP intervention versus attention control. Those in the intervention group will meet with a care coordinator after ...


Merk Obat Sipilis De Nature Indonesia, denature khamim 2018 Selected Works

Merk Obat Sipilis De Nature Indonesia, Denature Khamim

denature khamim

Untuk kalangan pria wanita yang ingin mencoba alternatif mengobati sipilis dengan bahan alami tradisional yang terdiri dari beberapa Merk Obat Sipilis De Nature Indonesia Untuk Pria Wanita yang telah kami rekomendasikan untuk anda karena terbuat dari bahan-bahan alami tradisional khusus untuk menyembuhkan sipilis baik pada pria dan wanita.
Istilah penyakit sifilis yang sering terderngar di telinga kita saat ini sudah tidak asing di dengarkan pada awal terjadi terkena penyakit sipilis ini memang banyak kalangan pria maupun wanita yang senang dengan kelalukan yang tidak wajar dengan melakukan perilaku seks bebas pada akhirnya terjangkitlah keluhan penyakit sipilis ini.
Pengertian Sipilis
Isitilah penyakit ...


Obat Wasir Herbal Tradisional Alami, obat wasir 2018 Bryant University

Obat Wasir Herbal Tradisional Alami, Obat Wasir

obat wasir

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The Magic Wand: A Case Study Of Chronic Neck Pain, Sandra L. Winkler 2018 James A Haley VA Hospital

The Magic Wand: A Case Study Of Chronic Neck Pain, Sandra L. Winkler

The Qualitative Report

Medications used to manage chronic pain have documented side effects including drug dependency, drug interaction, and adverse systemic reactions. This case study used Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis to understand how one individual experienced chronic neck pain including pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical interventions. Convenience sampling identified Ms. P, an individual with a 10-year history of chronic pain. The research questions were: “How does one individual with chronic neck pain describe their experience living with neck pain?” and “How does one individual with chronic neck pain manage their pain?” Three super-ordinate themes emerged: pain pervades everything, finding relief, and recovery. Findings suggest that living ...


Music Heals: Therapeutic Music To Reduce Pain And Anxiety In Adult Icu Patients, Kathleen Sowada 2018 St. Cloud Hospital, CentraCare Health

Music Heals: Therapeutic Music To Reduce Pain And Anxiety In Adult Icu Patients, Kathleen Sowada

Nursing Posters

To decrease pain and anxiety in adult intensive care unit patients through the use of therapeutic music as compared to no music intervention.


Integrating Holsitic Care Modalities Into An Inpatient Physical Rehabiliation Program, Kathleen Sowada 2018 St. Cloud Hospital, CentraCare Health

Integrating Holsitic Care Modalities Into An Inpatient Physical Rehabiliation Program, Kathleen Sowada

Nursing Posters

The purpose of this pilot project was to determine the feasibility of incorporating integrative therapies, including acupuncture, into the plan of care of patients undergoing physical rehabilitation in an inpatient setting, and to improve outcomes and patient satisfaction.


Dancing With Down Syndrome: A Look At The Effects And Benefits Of Dance Movement Therapy On The Emotional Well-Being And Overall Quality Of Life For Individuals With Down Syndrome, Jenna Snyder 2018 Assumption College

Dancing With Down Syndrome: A Look At The Effects And Benefits Of Dance Movement Therapy On The Emotional Well-Being And Overall Quality Of Life For Individuals With Down Syndrome, Jenna Snyder

Honors Theses

This thesis examines how combining the creativity of dance with the functionality of physical therapy can allow individuals with Down syndrome to not only be stimulated physically and cognitively, but also to help them to continue to lead very fulfilling and productive lives. Given the positive effects dance has on individuals with Down syndrome, it is expected that the expressive art form of dance movement therapy would be an optimal approach to increase and improve the emotional well-being and overall quality of life for this population. The literature review consists of an analysis of existing literature and personal interviews with ...


Prevalence Of And Factors Associated With Utilization Of Herbal Medicines Among Outpatients In Primary Health Centers In Cambodia, Hattie Pearson, Tyler Fleming, Pheak Chhoun, Sovannary Tuot, Carinne M. Brody, Siyan Yi 2018 Touro University California

Prevalence Of And Factors Associated With Utilization Of Herbal Medicines Among Outpatients In Primary Health Centers In Cambodia, Hattie Pearson, Tyler Fleming, Pheak Chhoun, Sovannary Tuot, Carinne M. Brody, Siyan Yi

College of Education & Health Sciences (TUC) Publications and Research

BACKGROUND: Traditional, complementary and alternative medicine (TCAM) is seen as a way to provide healthcare in both developed and developing countries across the world. In Cambodia, there is a long tradition of using TCAM. However, scant studies have been conducted on the extent of Cambodian TCAM use and how it interacts with allopathic health care to date. In this study, we examined the prevalence of and factors associated with utilization of herbal medicines among patients with chronic diseases in primary health care settings in Cambodia.

METHODS: A cross-sectional survey was conducted in 2015 with outpatients receiving treatment and care for ...


An Assessment To Determine The Need For A Palliative Care Team To Improve Patient Satisfaction And Decrease Healthcare Costs, Nathalie Weis 2018 University of Kentucky

An Assessment To Determine The Need For A Palliative Care Team To Improve Patient Satisfaction And Decrease Healthcare Costs, Nathalie Weis

DNP Projects

Abstract

Objective: The purpose of this project was to determine if there is a need for a palliative care team (PCT) to which primary care medical professionals can refer patients. The specific objectives of this project were: 1. To assess the knowledge of primary care providers regarding palliative care. 2. To assess the value and need for palliative care from the PCPs’ perspective. 3. To evaluate the current ED utilization data for adults with serious chronic illness.

Methods: This was a descriptive study that involved an analysis of ED visit data for chronic illness, and a survey all PCPs employed ...


Health As An Individualized Project: Gender Bio-Authenticity And Responsibilization Governance In Functional Medicine, Emma E. Radich 2018 Bard College

Health As An Individualized Project: Gender Bio-Authenticity And Responsibilization Governance In Functional Medicine, Emma E. Radich

Senior Projects Spring 2018

Senior Project submitted to The Division of Social Studies of Bard College.


Introduction To Special Section On Cannabis, Denise M. Glover 2018 University of Puget Sound

Introduction To Special Section On Cannabis, Denise M. Glover

All Faculty Scholarship

Introduction to Special Section on Cannabis.


Under The Influence: An Interdisciplinary Approach To Psychedelics, Jody Roun 2018 Rollins College

Under The Influence: An Interdisciplinary Approach To Psychedelics, Jody Roun

Master of Liberal Studies Theses

The following research will outline the effects of psychedelics from an interdisciplinary approach, which is to say that I will explore the neuroscience behind psychedelic drugs and how it relates to creativity, as a primary focus, while examining the role of additional points included along the way. The goal of this research, is to gain a deeper understanding of psychedelics and truly decipher what it means to be under the influence, as the most important goal of this human existence is to achieve understanding. The aforementioned is a point that great minds like Albert Einstein and Humphry Osmond impressed on ...


Feasibility And Acceptability Of Mindfulness For Survivors Of Homicide And Their Providers, Stephanie W. Hartwell, Jeroan J. Allison, Bonita Jones, Rachel Rodrigues, Clementina Chery, Julianna Andrews, Carl E. Fulwiler 2018 University of Massachusetts Boston

Feasibility And Acceptability Of Mindfulness For Survivors Of Homicide And Their Providers, Stephanie W. Hartwell, Jeroan J. Allison, Bonita Jones, Rachel Rodrigues, Clementina Chery, Julianna Andrews, Carl E. Fulwiler

University of Massachusetts Medical School Faculty Publications

PURPOSE: This study uses participatory research methods with survivors of homicide and their service providers to explore the feasibility and acceptability of a culturally adapted mindfulness intervention for stress reduction and resilience in homicide survivors.

PROCEDURES: Our mixed methods approach included: (a) previewing a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program with providers and survivors; (b) using their iterative feedback during focus groups to revise the curriculum; and (c) studying the acceptability of the adapted curriculum for survivors through focus group and standardized data collection.

FINDINGS: We learned that providers use mindfulness for self-care and both providers and survivors view the approach for ...


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