health professionals

Publication Title: 
Health (London, England: 1997)

Acupuncture is a prominent Complementary Medicine. Although health professionals' conceptions of acupuncture may affect its utilisation and integration within conventional medicine, these aspects have not been well studied. The aim of this review was to analyse the integration of acupuncture into conventional medicine from the perspective of health professionals. We conducted a systematic review and a thematic synthesis of qualitative studies that analysed the integration of acupuncture into conventional medicine grounded in participants' perspectives.

Author(s): 
García-Escamilla, Esther
Rodríguez-Martín, Beatriz
Martínez-Vizcaíno, Vicente
Publication Title: 
Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine

Mind-body practices that intentionally generate positive emotion could improve health professionals' well-being and compassion. However, the feasibility and impact of clinician training in these practices is unknown. Data were analyzed from 3 online modules offered to health professionals: (a) Gratitude, (b) Positive Word, and (c) Loving-kindness/Compassion meditation.

Author(s): 
Rao, Nisha
Kemper, Kathi J.
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