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Publication Title: 
Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine (New York, N.Y.)

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to describe patients who seek treatment at an acupuncture and Oriental medicine teaching clinic in the United States, and to systematically measure and describe patients' responses after treatment using a prospective study design. DESIGN: This is a prospective survey of clinic patients at intake and one month following the initial treatment. SETTINGS AND LOCATION: Data were collected in an acupuncture and Oriental medicine teaching clinic located in Bloomington, Minnesota.

Author(s): 
Maiers, Michele
McKenzie, Eileen
Evans, Roni
McKenzie, Mark
Publication Title: 
Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine (New York, N.Y.)

OBJECTIVE: There is a growing need for students and practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine to gain experience with standardized data collection, patient outcomes measurement, and practice-based research. The purpose of this paper is to describe the development of a process for standardized data collection that could eventually be adopted for clinical, research, and quality assurance purposes. SETTINGS/LOCATION: The setting for this study was an acupuncture and Oriental medicine teaching clinic in Bloomington, Minnesota.

Author(s): 
Maiers, Michele
McKenzie, Eileen
Evans, Roni
McKenzie, Mark
Publication Title: 
Minnesota Medicine

Although widely practiced in China for 2,000 years, acupuncture was introduced in the United States 40 years ago, and it has only gained acceptance by the medical establishment here in recent years. Now, a growing body of evidence supports its efficacy for a number of conditions, and it is being routinely recommended for them. This article provides an overview of acupuncture and reviews some of the evidence showing its effectiveness for treating various conditions.

Author(s): 
Belgrade, Miles
Huntoon, Elizabeth
Publication Title: 
Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine (New York, N.Y.)

OBJECTIVE: There is a growing need for students and practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine to gain experience with standardized data collection, patient outcomes measurement, and practice-based research. The purpose of this paper is to describe the development of a process for standardized data collection that could eventually be adopted for clinical, research, and quality assurance purposes. SETTINGS/LOCATION: The setting for this study was an acupuncture and Oriental medicine teaching clinic in Bloomington, Minnesota.

Author(s): 
Maiers, Michele
McKenzie, Eileen
Evans, Roni
McKenzie, Mark
Publication Title: 
Minnesota Medicine

Although widely practiced in China for 2,000 years, acupuncture was introduced in the United States 40 years ago, and it has only gained acceptance by the medical establishment here in recent years. Now, a growing body of evidence supports its efficacy for a number of conditions, and it is being routinely recommended for them. This article provides an overview of acupuncture and reviews some of the evidence showing its effectiveness for treating various conditions.

Author(s): 
Belgrade, Miles
Huntoon, Elizabeth
Publication Title: 
Mayo Clinic Proceedings
Author(s): 
Nelson, Ralph A.
Publication Title: 
HEC forum: an interdisciplinary journal on hospitals' ethical and legal issues

Mayo Clinic is recognized as a worldwide leader in innovative, high-quality health care. However, the Catholic mission and ideals from which this organization was formed are not widely recognized or known. From partnership with the Sisters of St. Francis in 1883, through restructuring of the Sponsorship Agreement in 1986 and current advancements, this Catholic mission remains vital today at Saint Marys Hospital. This manuscript explores the evolution and growth of sponsorship at Mayo Clinic, defined as "a collaboration between the Sisters of St.

Author(s): 
Swetz, Keith M.
Crowley, Mary E.
Maines, T. Dean
Publication Title: 
Social Science & Medicine (1982)

Exclusionary practices in dominant market-based systems are recognized as contributing to global health inequities. Undocumented immigrants are particularly vulnerable to unequal access to healthcare. Humanitarian NGOs strive to respond meaningfully to these health inequities among migrants and undocumented immigrants. Few studies describe the work of humanitarian NGOs that advocate for the right to health of undocumented immigrants in high-income countries.

Author(s): 
Tiedje, Kristina
Plevak, David J.
Publication Title: 
Child Development

Drawing on data from a normative sample of 205 children tracked into adulthood, this study examined the predictive links from 3 salient (friendship, academic, conduct) and 2 emerging (work, romantic) developmental tasks during the transition years around age 20 to adult adaptation 10 years later.

Author(s): 
Roisman, Glenn I.
Masten, Ann S.
Coatsworth, J. Douglas
Tellegen, Auke
Publication Title: 
Critical Care Clinics

The lack of an adequate supply of cadaver organs and tissues for transplantation to those in need poses a major challenge to the transplant community and to those responsible for public policy. Historically, Americans have relied upon a combination of altruism and voluntarism to generate an adequate supply of cadaver organs and tissues. The ongoing shortage of organs and tissues has led, in recent years, for calls to abandon these values in favor of either a market system or a system of presumed consent.

Author(s): 
Caplan, A. L.
Virnig, B.

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