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Podiatry Parallel Session Friday 12 th November 14.00 – 16.15. British Homeopathic Congress 2010 University Arms Hotel Cambridge Changing Perceptions: an integrated approach to serious illness. Patients’ understanding of homeopathy 15.30 – 16.15.

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Podiatry parallel session friday 12 th november 14 00 16 15

Podiatry Parallel SessionFriday 12thNovember 14.00 – 16.15

British Homeopathic Congress 2010

University Arms Hotel

Cambridge

Changing Perceptions: an integrated approach to serious illness


Patients understanding of homeopathy 15 30 16 15
Patients’ understanding of homeopathy15.30 – 16.15

Jane E Greenwood Lesley M Peatfield

Holistic Foot Health Best Foot Forward Ltd

West Yorkshire UK North Yorkshire UK

Podiatrist Podiatrist

HPC Reg. MChS DPodM DFHom(Pod) HPC Reg. MChS BSc(Pod) LFHom(Pod)

Specialist Podiatrist in Long Term Conditions NHS Clinical Director Best Foot Forward

Independent Podiatrist

Faculty of Homeopathy Podiatry Members’ Representative

J E Greenwood L M Peatfield


Overview
Overview

  • Where did it all begin?

  • The audit

  • Analysis

  • Did we achieve our aims?

  • Summary

  • Any questions?

J E Greenwood L M Peatfield


Where did it all begin
Where did it all begin?

  • Misconceptions over homeopathy in our patients

  • Confused with herbalism – same nomenclature

  • Homeopathy differs in toxicity, and it’s use

  • Important to address this for homeopathy’s future within our podiatry practice

    Frye J C (2003) Herbal and homeopathic medicine: understanding the difference. Seminars in Integrative Medicine1 (3) 158-166

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Frye s figuration
Frye’s figuration

  • Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

  • DO - Doctor of Osteopathy

  • MBA - Master of Business Administration

  • FACOG - Obstetrician using homeopathy

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Dilemma
Dilemma

  • Availability of supplements

  • Patients often are unable to evaluate the quality of evidence available

  • Healthcare professionals frequently lack time or interest to research studies that document the potential benefits

  • Aware of drug : herb interactions

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Uninformed or fearful
Uninformed or fearful

  • Dismiss as useless or even dangerous

  • Patients fearful of telling the practitioner they are taking any supplements. Potential fatal consequences

  • Misconception that natural is safe

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Herbal or homeopathic
Herbal or Homeopathic?

Caulophyllum thialictroides

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Confusion with caulophyllum
Confusion with Caulophyllum

  • Tragic neonatal death from congestive heart failure

  • Patient’s mother took 3 x more than recommended from a store selling naturopathic products

  • Scant information about supposed causative agent Blue Cohash (Caulophyllum) – herbal or homeopathic?

  • Cascade of other negative reports

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Herbal homeopathic or allopathic
Herbal, homeopathic, or allopathic?

  • Approx. 2000 homeopathic preparations are derived from herbs and called by their botanical names

  • Some even have same indication for use e.g. Colchicine for gout

  • 50% of conventionally used drugs have their origins in traditionally used herbs

  • Perceived synergistic effect of whole plant more gentle, safe, and effective

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Audits aim
Audits’ aim

  • Audit a sample of our patients with a simple short survey

  • Produce a questionnaire to elicit any confusion in our patients regarding natural, complementary, and supplementary medicine

  • Analyse the data

  • Inform and improve our practice

  • Disseminate the outcome to colleagues

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Questionnaire
Questionnaire

  • A4 sheet, ‘yes’ ‘no’ answers, some free text

  • Demographics

  • Knowledge of homeopathy... interested in knowing more

  • Use of natural/complementary medicine

  • Use of vitamin and mineral supplements

  • Business marketing question

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The audit results and analysis
The audit results and analysis

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Age group and gender
Age group and gender

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Have they heard of homeopathy if no would they be interested in knowing more
Have they heard of homeopathy?If no, would they be interested in knowing more?

  • Of those that hadn’t heard of homeopathy half were interested in knowing more

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If yes do they have any practical experience of homeopathy and any idea how it works
If yes, do they have any practical experience of homeopathy, and any idea how it works?

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Do they use any forms of natural or complimentary medicines and if so which ones
Do they use any forms of natural or complimentary medicines, and if so which ones?

Aconite

Acupuncture

Arnica

Bach

Bee pollen

Belladonna

Carbo veg

Cod liver oil

Drosac

Euphrasia

Gingko biloba

Glucosamine

Glucosamine & Condroitin

Glucosamine sulphate

Hawthorn tea for cramp

Hayfever remedies

Herbal

Homeopathic

Honegar

Joint ace

Lymph capsules adrenal

Lypocodium

Manuka honey

Massage

One for arthritis

Others

Reflexology

Reiki

Rescue remedy

Supplements

Tea tree oil

Travella

Vit a cream with lavender

Vitamins

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Do they take any vitamins or mineral supplements and if so which ones
Do they take any vitamins or mineral supplements, and if so, which ones?

Range of supplements used:

  • 50+ calcium

  • Actimel

  • Calcium

  • Cod liver oil

  • Fish oil

  • Fulvic ionic minerals

  • Garlic

  • Glucosamine

  • Glucosamine & Condroitin

  • Iron

  • Multivitamins

  • Omega 3,6,9

  • Pro-biotics

  • Seven Seas capsules

  • Silica

  • Vitamin c

  • Vitamin b

  • Vitamin b complex

  • Vitamin b12 injections

  • Vitamin d

  • Vitamin e

  • Vitamin k

  • Vitamin supplements (Boots)

  • So many

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If no have you used vitamins or minerals the past
If no, have you used vitamins or minerals the past? which ones?

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Did the term homeopathy in my business title influence your decision to choose this practice
Did the term homeopathy in my business title influence your decision to choose this practice?

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Any other comments
Any other comments? decision to choose this practice?

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Any other comments? decision to choose this practice?

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Did we achieve our aims
Did we achieve our aims? decision to choose this practice?

  • Audit a sample of our patients with a simple short survey

  • Produce a questionnaire to elicit any confusion in our patients regarding natural, complementary, and supplementary medicine

  • Analyse the data

  • Inform and improve our practice

  • Disseminate the outcome to colleagues

J E Greenwood L M Peatfield


Inform and improve our practice
Inform and improve our practice decision to choose this practice?

‘Homeopathic Podiatry’ patient leaflet

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Summary
Summary decision to choose this practice?

  • Where it all began?

  • The audit

  • Analysis

  • Did we achieve our aims

  • Summary

  • Any questions?

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Thank you for listening
Thank-you for listening decision to choose this practice?

[email protected]

[email protected]

J E Greenwood L M Peatfield


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