Integrative Medicine Alert (Vol. 19, No. 10) – October 1, 2016

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Release date: October 2016

Valid through: October 2019

Target Audience

This activity is intended for physicians and researchers interested in complementary and alternative medicine.

Subjects

  • Therapeutic Touch for Cancer Pain: An RCT
  • Health Benefits of Turning ‘Bus Drivers’ into Conductors
  • Liver Enzymes, Triglycerides, and Cholesterol Improved in Individuals with Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis with Artichoke Leaf Extract
  • Peer-led Mindfulness Meditation Program for Medical Students
  • Calcium Supplementation and Increased Dementia Risk
  • Leading Causes of CAM Nondisclosure

Objectives

  • Present evidence-based clinical analyses of commonly used alternative therapies;
  • Make informed, evidence-based recommendations to clinicians about whether to consider using such therapies in practice;
  • Describe and critique the objectives, methods, results and conclusions of useful, current, peer-reviewed clinical studies in alternative medicine as published in the scientific literature.

Credit Available

Physicians

  • Maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 2 AOA Category 2-B credits

Sponsor

This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.

Accreditation Statement

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Physicians

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Osteopathic Association has approved this continuing education activity for up to 2 AOA Category 2-B credits.

Faculty Listing

Authors

David Kiefer, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin; Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson

Ellen Feldman, MD, Altru Health System, Grand Forks, ND

Carrie Decker, ND, Founder and Medical Director, Blessed Thistle, Eugene, OR

Erica Benedicto, PA-C, MPH, YT, Founder, Shiny Healthy People, Austin, TX

Concepta Merry, MB, BCh, BAO, BA, Associate Professor, Global Health, School of Medicine, Trinity College, Dublin; Integrative Medicine Fellow, University of Arizona, Tucson

Editors

Executive Editor: David Kiefer, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin; Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson

AHC Media Executive Editor: Leslie Coplin

Associate Managing Editor: Jonathan Springston

Financial Disclosure

Authors Ellen Feldman, MD; Carrie Decker, ND; Erica Benedicto, PA-C, MPH, YT; and Concepta Merry, MB, BCh, BAO, BA report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

Integrative Medicine Alert's Executive Editor David Kiefer, MD, Peer Reviewer J. Adam Rindfleisch, MD, MPhil, AHC Media Executive Editor Leslie Coplin, and Managing Editor Jonathan Springston report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

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