The Attitudes of Physicians, Nurses, Physical Therapists, and Midwives Toward Complementary Medicine for Chronic Pain: A Survey at an Academic Hospital.

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ID Serval
serval:BIB_78CC02FD56EB
Type
Article: article d'un périodique ou d'un magazine.
Collection
Publications
Titre
The Attitudes of Physicians, Nurses, Physical Therapists, and Midwives Toward Complementary Medicine for Chronic Pain: A Survey at an Academic Hospital.
Périodique
Explore
Auteur(s)
Aveni E., Bauer B., Ramelet A.S., Kottelat Y., Decosterd I., Finti G., Ballabeni P., Bonvin E., Rodondi P.Y.
ISSN
1878-7541 (Electronic)
ISSN-L
1550-8307
Statut éditorial
Publié
Date de publication
2016
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Volume
12
Numéro
5
Pages
341-346
Langue
anglais
Notes
Publication types: Journal Article
Publication Status: ppublish
Résumé
To assess the attitudes of physicians, nurses, physical therapists, and midwives toward complementary medicine (CM) at a Swiss academic hospital and toward its use for treating chronic pain.
The cross-sectional survey took place from October to December 2013.
An e-mail sent to 4925 healthcare professionals (1969 physicians, 2372 nurses, 145 physical therapists, and 111 midwives) working at Lausanne University Hospital, Switzerland, invited them to answer a web-based questionnaire.
The questionnaire was answered by 1247 healthcare professionals (response rate: 25.3%). Of these, 96.1% strongly agreed or agreed that CM could be useful for the treatment of chronic pain, with more nurses (96.7%) and midwives (100%) than physicians (93.8%) agreeing that CM could be useful (P < .001 for both comparisons). Women had more positive attitude toward CM than men (97.8% versus 91.2%; P < .001). Of the respondents, 96.9% were strongly in favor or in favor of offering CM, especially hypnosis (89.8%), osteopathy (85.5%), and acupuncture (83.4%), at the hospital for treating chronic pain. Respondents listed migraine (74.7%), tension headaches (70.6%), and low back pain (70.1%) as three main conditions for which they would refer patients for acupuncture. The three therapies with which respondents were the most unfamiliar were neuraltherapy (57.2%), mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) (54.1%), and biofeedback (51.9%). Over half of respondents, 58.3%, had never referred a patient to a CM practitioner. A total of 84.3% of the respondents felt that they lacked the knowledge to inform their patients about CM.

Mots-clé
Acupuncture Therapy, Adult, Attitude of Health Personnel, Chronic Pain/therapy, Complementary Therapies, Female, Headache, Hospitals, Teaching, Humans, Hypnosis, Low Back Pain, Male, Middle Aged, Nurse Midwives, Nurses, Osteopathic Medicine, Pain Management/methods, Physical Therapists, Physicians, Surveys and Questionnaires, Switzerland, Universities, Complementary therapies, attitude of health personnel, chronic pain, health knowledge, practice
Pubmed
Web of science
Création de la notice
30/07/2016 11:51
Dernière modification de la notice
03/03/2018 18:30
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