Shay Pintov

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• Vol 9 • March 2007 Integration of CAM in Hospitals in Israel The recent emergence of integrative practice of complementary and alternative medicine and conventional medicine has resulted in a variety of integrative medicine frameworks within healthcare services. This raises several questions: what is integrative medicine; why did it emerge; what are the(More)
Complementary medicine advocates the use of a multifactorial approach to address the varied aspects of hypertension. The aim of this study was to compare the blood pressure (BP) effect and medication use of a novel Comprehensive Approach to Lowering Measured Blood Pressure (CALM-BP), based on complementary medicine principles, with the standard recommended(More)
The objective of the present study was to examine the effect of acupuncture on the perception of pain and coping strategies, thus focusing on the psychological aspects of pain. The study was conducted in two complementary and alternative medicine clinics of public hospitals. Forty-one patients scheduled for routine acupuncture therapy because of chronic(More)
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