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IVAA Internationale Vereinigung Anthroposophischer Ärztegesellschaften

is in compliance with the HONcode

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26 Aug 2011

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valid until Nov 2018

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Council of the IVAA and Website Editorial Board
President: Thomas Breitkreuz, MD, Paracelsus-Krankenhaus Unterlengenhardt e.V., Burghaldenweg 60, D – 75378 Bad Liebenzell-Unterlengenhardt
Die Filderklinik, Im Haberschlai 7, D - 70794 Filderstadt-Bonlanden
Vicepresident: Madeleen Winkler, G.P, Krugerlaan 79, NL - 2806 EC Gouda
Treasurer: Christoph Wirz, Notkerstr 17, CH - 9000 St Gallen
Secretary: Anette Bender, G.P., Oscarsgate 12, N – 0352 Oslo
Laura Borghi, M.D., via L. Settembrini 41, IT– 20124 Milano
Frank Mulder, G.P., Helios Medical Centre, 17 Stoke Hill, GB - Bristol BS9 1JN
Christine Saahs, M.D., Spitalgasse 2, AT - 3500 Krems
Tido von Schoen-Angerer, M.D., Centre médical de La Chapelle, Chemin de Compostelle 7, CH – 1212 Grand-Lancy

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The information provided on this website is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician. If therapies are mentioned, the provided information does by now means replace the contact/advice of a visitor/patient with his or her physician or another health professional.

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6 Kiene H. Komplementäre Methodenlehre der klinischen Forschung. Cognition-based Medicine. Berlin - Heidelberg - New York: Springer; 2001, 193 S. ISBN 3-540-41022-8
7 Kiene H, Schön-Angerer T: Single case causality assessment as a basis of clinical judgement. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine 1998, 4(1):41-7
8 Kienle GS, Kiene H, Albonico HU. Anthroposophic medicine: effectiveness, utility, costs, safety.Stuttgart, New York: Schattauer Verlag; 2006
9 Hamre HJ, Kiene H, Kienle GS. Clinical research in Anthroposophic Medicine. Alternative Therapies 2009; 15(6): 52-55
10 Survival of cancer patients treated with mistletoe extract (Iscador): a systematic literature review. Ostermann T, Raak C, Büssing A BMC Cancer 2009, 9:451 (pp. 1-9)
11 Viscum album L. extracts in breast and gynaecological cancers: a systematic review of clinical and preclinical research. Kienle GS, Glockmann A, Schink M and Kiene H: Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research 2009;28:79
12 Influence of Viscum album L (European Mistletoe) Extracts on Quality of Life in Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review of Controlled Clinical Studies. Kienle GS and Kiene H. Integrative Cancer Therapies 2010:1-16
13 Hamre HJ, Becker-Witt C, Glockmann A, Ziegler R, Willich SN, Kiene H. Anthroposophic therapies in chronic disease: The Anthroposophic Medicine Outcomes Study (AMOS). Eur J Med Res 2004 Jul 30;9(7):351-60
14 Hamre HJ, Witt CM, Kienle GS, Glockmann A, Willich SN, Kiene H: Predictors of outcome after 6 and 12 months following anthroposophic therapy for adult outpatients with chronic disease: a secondary analysis from a prospective observational study. BMC Research Notes 2010 Aug 3;3(218)8
15 Hamre HJ, Witt CM, Glockmann A, Ziegler R, Kienle GS, Willich SN, Kiene H. Health costs in patients treated for depression, in patients with depressive symptoms treated for another chronic disorder, and in non-depressed patients: a two-year prospective cohort study in anthroposophic outpatient settings. Eur J Health Econ 2010; 11(1):77-94
16 Hamre HJ, Fischer M, Heger M, Riley D, Haidvogl M, Baars E, Bristol E, Evans M, Schwarz R, Kiene H: Anthroposophic vs. conventional therapy of acute respiratory and ear infections: a prospective outcomes study. Wien Klin Wochenschr 2005, 117(7/8):256-68
17 Alm JS, Swartz J, Lilja G, Scheynius A, Pershagen G. Atopy in children of families with an anthroposophic lifestyle. Lancet 1999 May 1;353(9163):1485-8
18 Floistrup H, Swartz J, Bergstrom A, Alm JS, Scheynius A, van Hage M, et al. Allergic disease and sensitization in Steiner school children. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2006 Jan;117(1):59-66
19 Alm JS, Swartz J, Bjorksten B, Engstrand L, Engstrom J, Kuhn I, et al. An anthroposophic lifestyle and intestinal microflora in infancy. Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2002 Dec;13(6):402-11
20 Hamre HJ, Witt CM, Glockmann A, Tröger W, Willich SN, Kiene H: Use and Safety of Anthroposophic Medications in Chronic Disease. A 2-Year Prospective Analysis. Drug Safety 2006, 29(12):1173-89
21 Hamre HJ, Glockmann A, Fischer M, Riley DS, Baars E, Kiene H: Use and safety of anthroposophic medications for acute respiratory and ear infections: A prospective cohort study. Drug Target Insights. 2007, 2: 209-19
22 Jeschke E, Buchwald D, Lüke C, Tabali M, Ostermann T, Matthes H. EVAMED - a prescription-based electronic pharmacovigilance system in complementary medicine. Forschende Komplementarmedizin und Klassische Naturheilkunde 14[Suppl 1], 8-8, Abstract MA3-6. 2007
23 The treatment of children with anthroposophic medicine in daily primary care - Results of a network study. Jeschke E, Ostermann T, Tabali M, Bockelbrink A, Witt C, Willich S, Matthes H. European Journal of Integrative Medicine 2009;1(4):203
24 Hamre HJ, Witt CM, Glockmann A, Ziegler R, Willich SN, Kiene H: Health costs in anthroposophic therapy users: a two-year prospective cohort study. BMC Health Services Research 2006, 6:65
25 Kooreman Peter and Baars Eric: Patients Whose GP Knows Complementary Medicine Have Lower Costs and Live Longer, May 31, 2010

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