PATIENTS WITH INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE TAKE AS MUCH COMPLEMENTARY/ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE AS PATIENTS WITH FUNCTIONAL BOWEL DISEASE
- Predictors of Alternative and Complementary Medicine Use in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Do Measures of Conventional Health Care Utilization Relate to Use? Burgmann, Twila; Rawsthorne, Patricia; Bernstein, Charles N. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;May2004, Vol. 99 Issue 5, p889
OBJECTIVE: Alternative and complementary therapies (ACM) have gained increasing attention in the past few years. It was our purpose to determine whether increased ACM use is associated with increased use of conventional health care resources. Additionally, demographics of use, subjective...
- CAM use common in children, adolescents with IBD. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;11/6/2004, Issue 465, p9
Reports on the study of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease in the U.S. Percentage of patients who used CAM; Estimated amount spent on prescription and nonprescription treatments.
- Should Chiropractors Treat Intestinal Problems? Kaufman, Stephen // American Chiropractor;May2008, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p44
The article discusses the natural treatments for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and other intestinal disorders. Experts believed that these diseases often respond well to a combination of soft tissue techniques and nutritional supplementation. In this context,...
- Treating ulcerative colitis with antisense oligodeoxynucleotide enemas. // Gut;Sep2006, Vol. 55 Issue 9, p1340
The article presents information on a study that investigated the efficacy of antisense oligodeoxynucleotide enemas in the treatment ulcerative colitis. The ulcerative colitis patients were randomized to receive either a 4 g mesalazine enema, 120 mg, or 240 mg enema of alicaforsen nightly for...
- An International Survey of the Use and Attitudes Regarding Alternative Medicine by Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Rawsthorne, Patricia; Shanahan, Fergus; Cronin, Neil C.; Anton, Peter A.; Löfberg, Robert; Bohman, Lena; Bernstein, Charles N. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;May1999, Vol. 94 Issue 5, p1298
OBJECTIVE: There is a perception of increasing and widespread use of alternative medicine for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). We assessed the usage of alternative therapies among patients with IBD, whether there were similar or contrasting variables that were predictive of such use, and...
- Complementary Medicine Use by Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Hilsden, Robert J.; Scott, Cathie M.; Verhoef, Marja J. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;May1998, Vol. 93 Issue 5, p697
Objective: The purpose of this study was to establish the degree and determinants of the use of complementary therapies by patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and their reasons for seeking them. Methods: The first phase was a cross-sectional survey of 134 patients with IBD (98 with...
- Leaky Gut Syndrome: More Symptom Than Disease. // Environmental Nutrition;Nov98, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p7
Presents an answer to a question about a medical condition called `leaky gut syndrome.' General information about the disease; Risk factors; Symptomatology; Recommended treatments.
- Parents' experience of inflammatory bowel disease. // Paediatric Nursing;Nov2002, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p13
Presents information on the study 'An Insight Into the Experiences of Parents With Inflammatory Bowel Disease,' by S. Mukherjee, P. Sloper and A. Turbull, which appeared in the 2002 issue of the 'Advanced Nursing' journal. Methodology; Findings of the study; Conclusions.
- Introduction. Rampton, David S.; Shanahan, Fergus // Fast Facts: Inflammatory Bowel Disease (9781905832460);2008, p5
An introduction to the book "Fast Facts: Inflammatory Bowel Disease," third edition, by David S. Rampton and Fergus Shanahan is presented in which the authors discuss the recent developments relating to the cause, investigation and management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).