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Complementary and alternative medicine use among adults and children

Patricia M. Barnes

Complementary and alternative medicine use among adults and children

United States, 2007

by Patricia M. Barnes

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Published by Dept. of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics in Hyattsville, MD .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Patricia M. Barnes, Barbara Bloom and Richard L. Nahin
SeriesNational health statistics reports -- no. 12
ContributionsBloom, Barbara, Nahin, Richard L., National Center for Health Statistics (U.S.).
Classifications
LC ClassificationsR733 .B2735 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24522219M
LC Control Number2009416737
OCLC/WorldCa300293968

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), including naturopathic treatments are becoming increasingly common. The Cochrane Collaboration defines CAM as “all practices and ideas, which are outside the domain of conventional medicine preventing or treating illness, or promoting health and well being.” 1 Reports suggest that between and , 36% of adults (roughly 72 million. Alternative medicine is becoming more and (1) ____ popular among young people in the USA. This is according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its (2) ____ released study reveals that nearly twelve per cent of children and teenagers use some form (3) ____ alternative medicine or herbal supplements.


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Complementary and alternative medicine use among adults and children by Patricia M. Barnes Download PDF EPUB FB2

Objective: This report presents selected estimates of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among U.S. adults and children, using data from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).

Dec. 10, -- Thirty-eight percent of adults and 12% of children use complementary and alternative medicine, new data from a nationwide government survey show. The survey marks the Author: Salynn Boyles. Back indata from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) appeared in a report titled “Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use Among Adults: United States, ” It showed a whopping 62% of adults had used CAM in the past 12 months, but only if prayer for health reasons was included.

With prayer excluded, the percentage was substantially lower, at 35%. Approximately 38 percent of U.S. adults age 18 years and over, and approximately 12 percent of children, use some form of complementary and alternative medicine — including meditation, massage and herbal supplements — according to a nationwide government survey released this month.

The survey doesn’t address efficacy, just usage. Complementary and integrative medicine, also called complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), refers to a wide array of health care practices not currently considered to be part of mainstream medicine.

Widespread use of CAM for various conditions requires that families, patients, and health care professionals have a basic understanding of CAM. Complementary and alternative cancer treatments are often lumped together. But to a cancer specialist, there is a big difference.

Complementary therapy is used in addition to mainstream medical treatment. Alternative therapy is used instead of proven treatment. Another term you may hear is integrative medicine. This means combining CAM and. In additional to complementary and alternative, you may also hear the term “functional medicine.” This term sometimes refers to a concept similar to integrative health (described below), but it may also Complementary and alternative medicine use among adults and children book to Complementary and alternative medicine use among adults and children book approach that more closely resembles naturopathy (a medical system that has evolved from a combination of traditional practices.

Akinci CA, Zengin N, Yildiz H, Sener E, Gunaydin B. The complementary and alternative medicine use among asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients in the southern region of Turkey.

International Journal of Nursing Practice. ; –Cited by: 2. Objective: This report presents selected estimates of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among U.S.

adults and children, using data from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Cited by: A cluster of lead poisoning among consumers of Ayurvedic medicine.

International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health. ;21(4) Chopra A, Saluja M, Tillu G, et al. Ayurvedic medicine offers a good alternative to glucosamine and celecoxib in the treatment of symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: a randomized, double-blind.

Complementary and alternative medicine use among adults and children [electronic resource]: United States, / by Patricia M. Barnes, Barbara Bloom and Richard L. Nahin U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics Hyattsville, MD Australian/Harvard Citation.

Introduction. I ntegrative Medicine refers to the holistic practice focusing on health promotion and disease prevention by combining evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments with conventional, or Western, treatments.

CAM is the phrase used to define medical treatments and techniques that are not part of conventional care. Complementary and alternative medicine use among adults and children book medicine Cited by: 7. Complementary and alternative medicine use among adults Complementary and alternative medicine use among adults and children book children: United States, Natl Health Stat Report ; Barnes PM, Powell-Griner E, McFann K, et al.

Complementary and alternative medicine use among adults: United States, Publisher Summary. This chapter explores complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatment of epilepsy with botanicals or diet therapy.

The use of ketogenic diet in children is shown to be the most effective natural treatment for epilepsy and in women patients, natural progesterone has a powerful anticonvulsant effect and melatonin has been considered as an adjunct to anticonvulsant.

The use of herbal medicine, as one element of complementary and alternative medicine, is increasing worldwide. Little is known about the reasons for and factors associated with its use.

This study derives insights for the use of herbal medicine in Germany regarding the usage aims, role played by the type of illness, reasons for preferred usage and sources of by: 9.

Introduction. C ontemporaneous with the adult use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is the burgeoning interest in CAM therapies for children. In a follow-up study on the use of CAM by adults, Eisenberg et al. 1 determined that CAM utilization increased from 34% in the early s to 42% in the late s.

During this same time period, CAM pediatric utilization increased from 11% Cited by: Why people use complementary or alternative therapies.

There are a number of reasons why people use complementary or alternative therapies. An overview of studies (a meta analysis) published in suggested that around half of people with cancer use some sort of complementary therapy at some time during their illness.

Complementary and alternative medicine use among adults and children: United States, CDC National Health Statistics Report # Bronfort G, Haas M, Evans R, et al. Effectiveness of manual therapies: the UK evidence report.

Chiropractic & Osteopathy. ;18(3):1– Although focused primarily on adults, the book offers data and guidance on pediatric populations as well. Clear information on the training and credentials of complementary and alternative therapy practitioners is provided as well as contact information for professional associations, so psychotherapists can have confidence in making referrals Pages: Barnes, P.M., Bloom, B.

and Nahin, R.L. () Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use among Adults and Children United States, National Health Statistics. Complementary and alternative medicine use among outpatients during the MERS outbreak in South Korea: a cross-sectional study.

The MERS outbreak in South Korea was the largest event outside of the Middle East. Under such circumstances, individuals tend to resort to non-conventional solutions such as complementary and alternative. WebMD Health News/Dec. 10, — Thirty-eight percent of adults and 12% of children 17 and under used some form of complementary and alternative medicine innew data from a nationwide government survey show.

The survey marks the first time information on the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by children has been. Complementary and alternative treatments are becoming more accepted by mainstream medicine, but that doesn’t mean all physicians are knowledgeable about them.

That can lead to a communication breakdown: Among people aged 50 or older, 69% of those who use CAM do not talk to their doctors about it, according to a survey conducted by the. Among adults, the use of several mind-body medicine therapies has increased between and —deep breathing from percent to percent, meditation from percent to percent, and yoga from percent to percent (Barnes, Bloom, & Nahin, ).

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is an increasingly popular choice among American adolescents. This essay reviews important definitions, examines what is known about patterns of adolescent CAM use, summarizes commonly used CAM treatments, discusses the role of conventional health care providers, and provides information on recommended web sites.

Complementary and alternative medicine use among adults and children (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Patricia M Barnes; Barbara Bloom; Richard L Nahin; National Center for Health.

Don't take claims of cure at face value. Do your homework when considering complementary and alternative treatments. Once considered fringe, complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments, such as herbal remedies and meditation, are gaining acceptance in Western medicine.

Thanks to increasing research, doctors are better able to. Complementary and alternative medicine showed that approximately 38% of adults and 12% of children reportedly use CAM.

This amounts to approximately $ billion in annual out-of-pocket. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is the term for medical products and practices that are not part of standard medical care. Standard medical care is medicine that is practiced by health professionals who hold an M.D.

(medical doctor) or D.O. (doctor of osteopathy) degree. It is also practiced by other health professionals, such as physical therapists, physician assistants. Alternative medicine describes any practice that aims to achieve the healing effects of medicine, but which lacks biological plausibility and is untested, untestable or proven ineffective.

Complementary medicine (CM), complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), integrated medicine or integrative medicine (IM), and holistic medicine are among many rebrandings of the same : Alternatives to reality-based medical treatments.

Use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among US children is 12% according to the National Health Interview Study. Certain pediatric populations have higher CAM use. We studied an uninsured population because limited access to care likely results in higher CAM by: 2.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use Among Adults and Children: United States, For further publications about complementary health statistics in the US, search: Publications Using NHIS Data and Complementary and Alternative Medicine: What People Aged 50 and Older Discuss With Their Health Care Providers.

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) asthma treatments range from breathing exercises to herbal remedies. However, a lack of well-designed clinical trials makes it difficult to determine the safety and effectiveness of these therapies. Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use Among Adults and Children, United States, (December ).

4 Chip Brown, "The Experiments of Dr. Mind–body interventions (MBI) (often used interchangeably with Mind-body training (MBT)) describes health and fitness interventions that are supposed to work on a physical and mental level such as yoga, tai chi, and pilates.

The category was introduced in September by the United States National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) and encompasses alternative medicine.

Trends in use of complementary and alternative medicine by US adults: – Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 11 (1), 42– PubMed Google Scholar. • PM, Bloom B. Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use Among Adults and Children: United States, National health statistics report.

Num Decem Jeffrey D. White, in Abeloff's Clinical Oncology (Sixth Edition), Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is defined by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), a component of the US National Institutes of Health (NIH), as “a group of diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not considered to be part of conventional or.

In the past few decades, the use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) has moved from a fringe movement to highly popular and widely used therapies in Western society that are being integrated into conventional treatment (Cherry & Jacob, ). Although various forms of CAM have been.

The Use Of Complementary And Alternative Medicine - NCCIH is an artificial category covering a wide variety of complementary alternative placebo medicine cam fairy tale science treatments Abstract.

Objective —This report presents selected estimates of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among U.S. adults and children. The National Center for Pdf and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) estimates that in the United States about 38% of adults and 12% of children use .Thirty-eight percent of Americans use some sort of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments to manage their chronic pain.

Despite improved research over the past decade, pain remains a major cause of disability in America.Barnes PM, Bloom B, Nahin R. Ebook and alternative medicine use among adults and children: United States, Natl Health Stat Report.

;10(12) Seely D, Szczerko O, Cooley K, et al. Naturopathic medicine for the prevention of cardiovascular disease: a randomized clinical trial. CMAJ. ;(9):E