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Armishaw J, Grant CC: Use of complementary treatment by those hospitalized with acute illness. Arch Dis Child 81: 133-137, 1999.

Ball SD, et al: Dietary supplement use is prevalent among children with a chronic illness. J Am Diet Assoc 105: 78-84, 2005.

Barnes PM, et al: Complementary and alternative medicine use among adults: United States, 2002. Advance data from vital and health statistics; no. 343. Hyattsville, Maryland: National Center for Health Statistics, 2004.

Bellas A, et al: Frequency, predictors, and expenditures for pediatric insurance claims for complementary and alternative medical professionals in Washington state. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159: 367-372, 2005.

Braganza S, et al: The use of complementary therapies in inner-city asthmatic children. J Asthma 40: 823-827, 2003.

Braun CA, et al: Adolescent use of complementary therapies. J Adolesc Health 37: 76e.1-76e.9, 2005.

Breuner CC, et al: Alternative medicine use by homeless youth. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 152: 1071-1075, 1998.

Cincotta DR, et al: Comparison of complementary and alternative medicine use: reasons and motivations between two tertiary children's hospitals. Arch Dis Child 91: 153-158, 2006.

Crowe S, Lyons B: Herbal medicine use by children presenting for ambulatory anesthesia and surgery. Pediatr Anesth 14: 916-919, 2004.

Davis MP, Darden PM: Use of complementary and alternative medicine by children in the U.S. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157: 393-396, 2003.

Day AS, et al: Use of complementary and alternative medicines by children and adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease. J Paediatr Child Health 40: 681-684, 2004.

Eisenberg DM, et al: Unconventional medicine in the United States: prevalence, costs, and patterns of use. N Engl J Med 328: 246-252, 1993.

Eisenberg DM, et al: Trends in alternative medicine use in the United States, 1990-1997: results of a follow-up national survey. JAMA 280: 1569-1575, 1998.

Everett LL, et al: Herbal and homeopathic medication use in pediatric surgical patients. Paediatr Anaesth 15: 455-460, 2005.

Guenther E, et al: Differences in herbal and dietary supplement use in the Hispanic and non-Hispanic pediatric populations. Pediatr Emerg Care 21: 507-514, 2005.

Hagen Le, et al: Use of complementary and alternative medicine by pediatric rheumatology patients. Arthritis Rheum 49: 3-6, 2003.

Heuschkel R, et al: Complementary medicine use in children and young adults with inflammatory bowel disease. Am J Gastroenterol 97: 382-388, 2002.

IOM Committee on the Use of Complementary Medicine by the American Public: Complementary and alternative medicine use in the United States. Published January 12, 2005.

Johnston GA, et al: The use of complementary medicine in children with atopic dermatitis in secondary care in Leicester. Br J Dermatol 149: 566-571, 2003.

Lee AC, et al: Survey of acupuncturists: practice characteristics and pediatric care. West J Med 171: 153-157, 1999.

Lee AC, et al: Chiropractic care for children. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 154: 401-407, 2000.

Lee AC, Kemper KJ: Homeopathy and naturopathy: practice characteristics and pediatric care. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 154: 75-80, 2000.

Lohse B, et al: Survey of herbal use by Kansas and Wisconsin WIC participants reveals moderate, appropriate use and identifies herbal education needs. J Am Diet Assoc 106: 227-237, 2006.

Loman DG: The use of complementary and alternative health care practices among children. J Pediatr Health Care 17: 58-63, 2003.

Losier A, et al: Use of alternative therapies by patients presenting to a pediatric emergency department. J Emerg Med 28: 267-271, 2005.

McCann LJ and Newell SJ: Survey of paediatric complementary and alternative medicine use in health and chronic illness. Arch Dis Child 91: 173-174, 2006.

Ottolini MC, et al: Complementary and alternative medicine use among children in the Washington, D.C. area. Ambul Pediatr 1: 122-125, 2001.

Pitetti R, et al: Complementary and alternative medicine use in children. Pediatr Emerg Care 17: 165-169, 2001.

Reznick M, et al: Use of complementary therapy by adolescents with asthma. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156: 1042-1044, 2002.

Rosen LD: Complementary and alternative medicine use in children is underestimated. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158: 291, 2004.

Sanders H, et al: Use of complementary and alternative medical therapies among children with special health care needs in southern Arizona. Pediatrics 111: 584-587, 2003.

Sawni-Sikand A, et al: Use of complementary/alternative therapies among children in primary care pediatrics. Ambul Pediatr 2: 99-103, 2002.

Sibinga EM, et al: Parent-pediatrician communication about complementary and alternative medicine use for children. Clin Pediatr (Phila) 43: 367-73, 2004.

Sikand A, Laken M: Pediatricians' experience with and attitudes toward complementary/alternative medicine. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 152: 1059-1064, 1998.

Simpson N, et al: The use of complementary medicine in paediatric outpatient clinics. Ambul Child Health 3: 351-356, 1998.

Sinha D, Efron D: Complementary and alternative medicine use in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. J Paediatr Child Health 41: 23-26, 2005.

Smitherman LC, et al: The use of folk remedies among children in an urban black community: remedies for fever, colic, and teething. Pediatrics 115: e297-e304, 2005.

Spigelblatt L, et al: The use of alternative medicine by children. Pediatrics 94: 811-814, 1994.

Wilson K, et al: Characteristics of pediatric and adolescent patients attending a naturopathic college clinic in Canada. Pediatrics 115: e338-e343, 2005.

Wilson KM, et al: Adolescents' use of complementary and alternative medicine. Ambul Pediatr 2: 104-110, 2002.

Yussman SM, et al: Visits to complementary and alternative medicine providers by children and adolescents in the United States. Ambul Pediatr 4: 429-435, 2004.

 

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