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undergraduate thesis: Critical comparison of autistic treatment with classic Chinese medicine and western homeopathy

TitleCritical comparison of autistic treatment with classic Chinese medicine and western homeopathy
Authors
Issue Date2011
PublisherThe University of Hong Kong (Pokfulam, Hong Kong)
Citation
Leung, H. [梁曉琳]. (2011). Critical comparison of autistic treatment with classic Chinese medicine and western homeopathy. (Thesis). University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR.
AbstractMore people seek alternative medicine to treat autism. The effectiveness of Chinese and homeopathic medicine have been reported. This review included 36 studies investigated the treatment efficacy of Chinese and homeopathic medicine for children with autism. This study aimed at (1) summarizing findings about therapeutic effect of Chinese medicine and homeopathy; (2) examining methodological quality of these studies; and (3) recommending further investigation and providing direction for future work. This study evaluated treatment effect of acupuncture, herbal medicine, Qigong, Tuina and homeopathic medicine for children with autism. The study showed that there was a lack of randomized controlled trials with valid statistical evidence. To conclude, neither the therapeutic effect of Chinese medicine nor that of homeopathy could be confirmed.
DegreeBachelor of Science in Speech and Hearing Sciences
SubjectAutism - Treatment
Dept/ProgramSpeech and Hearing Sciences
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/192891

 

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dc.contributor.authorLeung, Hiu-lamen_US
dc.contributor.author梁曉琳en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-11-28T06:05:26Z-
dc.date.available2013-11-28T06:05:26Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.citationLeung, H. [梁曉琳]. (2011). Critical comparison of autistic treatment with classic Chinese medicine and western homeopathy. (Thesis). University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR.-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/192891-
dc.description.abstractMore people seek alternative medicine to treat autism. The effectiveness of Chinese and homeopathic medicine have been reported. This review included 36 studies investigated the treatment efficacy of Chinese and homeopathic medicine for children with autism. This study aimed at (1) summarizing findings about therapeutic effect of Chinese medicine and homeopathy; (2) examining methodological quality of these studies; and (3) recommending further investigation and providing direction for future work. This study evaluated treatment effect of acupuncture, herbal medicine, Qigong, Tuina and homeopathic medicine for children with autism. The study showed that there was a lack of randomized controlled trials with valid statistical evidence. To conclude, neither the therapeutic effect of Chinese medicine nor that of homeopathy could be confirmed.en_US
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherThe University of Hong Kong (Pokfulam, Hong Kong)en_US
dc.rightsThe author retains all proprietary rights, (such as patent rights) and the right to use in future works.en_US
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong Licenseen_US
dc.subject.lcshAutism - Treatmenten_US
dc.titleCritical comparison of autistic treatment with classic Chinese medicine and western homeopathyen_US
dc.typeUG_Thesisen_US
dc.identifier.hkulb5093421en_US
dc.description.thesisnameBachelor of Science in Speech and Hearing Sciencesen_US
dc.description.thesislevelBacheloren_US
dc.description.thesisdisciplineSpeech and Hearing Sciencesen_US
dc.description.naturepublished_or_final_versionen_US
dc.date.hkucongregation2011en_US

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