Anthroposophic medicine and antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

Rising antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a major global health problem - Studies show the significant potential from anthroposophic and other integrative medicine approaches to safely reduce antimicrobial use. Find  IVAAs statement  here.

Have as well a look at the presentation prepared for the CAM Interest Group, European Parliament, Bruxelles 1April 2014 

In November 2015, on occasion of the "Antibiotics Awareness Day", the IVAA together with EUROCAM published the position paper

 The role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in reducing the problem of antimicrobial resistance

Studies on Anthroposophic Medicine as a System

Complementary Therapy Systems and Their Integrative Evaluation. Kienle GS, Albonico H-U, Fischer L, Frei-Erb M, Hamre HJ, Heusser P, Matthiessen PF, Renfer A, Kiene H. Journal of Science and Healing 2011(7/3): 175-187.

Clinical judgement and the medical profession. Gunver S Kienle and Helmut Kiene. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 2010: doi:10.1111/j.1365-2753.2010.01560.x 

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) for integrative Cancer Care – A summary of evidence. Musial F, Büssing A, Heusser P, Kyung-Eun C, Ostermann T: Forschende Komplementärmedizin 2011; 18: (Online August 8, 2011; DOI: 10.1159/000330714)

The challenges of complexity. Wolf U, Winkler M, Ephraim M, Hamre HJ, Lemann D: Primary Care 2011; 11(10):174-175.

Professional treatment in the context of medical pluralism - A German perspective. Kiene H, Brinkhaus B, Fischer G, Girke M, Hahn EG, Hoppe HD, Jütte R, Kraft K, Klitzsch W, Matthiessen PF, Meister P, Michalsen A, Teut M, Willich SN, Heimpel H. Europaen Journal of Integrative Medicine 2010;2:53-56 .... read more 

A pilot study on the effects of a team building process on the perception of work environment in an integrative hospital for neurological rehabilitation. Ostermann T, Bertram M, Büssing A BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2010; 10, 10 ( 25-44) (pp. 1-10) 

An integrative approach of cancer treatment with mistletoe therapy, surgery, irradiation and chemotherapy in CAM settings. Schad F, Merkle A, Hoffmann G, Lenneweit G, Spahn G, Hesse M, Paxino C, Wellmann G, Matthes B, Baute R, Breitkreuz T, Matthes H. European Journal of Integrative Medicine 2009;1(4):184. read more...

Integrative medical education: Educational strategies and preliminary evaluation of the Integrated Curriculum for Anthroposophic Medicine (ICURAM). Scheffer C, et al. Patient Educ Couns (2012), read more...

Medicinal Systems of Complementary and Alternative Medicine: A Cross-Sectional Survey at a Pediatric Emergency Department. Zuzak J, Zuzak-Siegrist I, Rist L, Staubli G, Simoñes-Wüst AP. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Volume 16, Number 4, 2010, pp. 473-479.

Anthroposophic perspectives in primary care. Cantor IS, Rosenzweig S, Volume 24, Number 4, December 1997.

Anthroposophic Medicine. An Integrative Medical System Originating in Europe. Gunver S Kienle, Dr med, Germany; Hans-Ulrich Albonico, Dr med, PhD, Switzerland; Erik Baars, Dr med, MSc, PhD, the Netherlands; Harald Hamre, Dr med, Germany, Norway; Peter Zimmermann, Dr med, PhD, Finland; Helmut Kiene, Dr med, Germany. gahmj nov 2013

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