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 in the Field of Healthy Ageing

Usage of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Interventions by German Older Adults. Büssing A, Ostermann T, Heusser P, Matthiessen PF:  J Altern Complement Med. 2011; 17(6):487-489

Pharmacotherapy of elderly patients in everyday anthroposophic medical practice: a prospective, multicenter observational study. Jeschke E, Ostermann T, Vollmar HC, Tabali M, Kröz M, Bockelbrink A, Witt CM, Willich SN, Matthes H. BMC Geriatrics 2010, 10:48. read more...

The self regulation questionnaire as a measure in quality of life research.Büssing A, Girke M, Heckmann C, Matthiesen P, Schad F, Ostermann T, Kröz M.  Eur J Med Res 2009, 14(5):223-227. read more... 

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