Boram Lee

Boram Lee
Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine · Clinical Medicine Division

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Objective: Functional dyspepsia (FD) is a common gastrointestinal disorder that significantly affects sufferers' quality of life and increases the economic burden on society. Saam acupuncture, a form of traditional Korean acupuncture, is frequently used to treat FD in Korean medicine clinical settings. This study aimed to evaluate the feasibility...
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Background Insomnia is one of the most frequent symptoms in people with cancer. Electroacupuncture has been widely used in people with cancer or insomnia. We explored the feasibility and preliminary effectiveness of electroacupuncture for cancer-related insomnia. Methods People with cancer and insomnia disorder were randomly allocated to electroac...
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Background: Anorexia and atopic dermatitis (AD) are highly prevalent diseases, and the herbal medicine Bojungikgi-tang (BJT) has been frequently used for the treatment of both anorexia and AD. However, no study has simultaneously evaluated the effects of BJT for both anorexia and AD. Methods: A prospective, randomized, usual care-controlled, ass...
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This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to investigate the status of emotional labor and its related factors among nurses in general hospital settings in Korea. A total of seven electronic databases were comprehensively searched to find relevant cross-sectional studies published up to 28 January 2021. The meta-analysis was performed using St...
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Nurses are vulnerable to mental health challenges, including burnout, as they are exposed to adverse job conditions such as high workload. The mental health of this population can relate not only to individual well-being but also to patient safety outcomes. Therefore, there is a need for a mental health improvement strategy that targets this popula...
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This study aimed to investigate the feasibility of a combined treatment of bee venom acupuncture (BVA) and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for the treatment of non-specific chronic neck pain (NCNP). Patients with NCNP for ≥3 months were randomly allocated to a BVA, NSAIDs, or combined group (1:1:1), receiving 6 sessions of BVA, loxop...
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Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of electroacupuncture in treating insomnia. Patients and methods: In a multicenter, randomized, assessor-blinded, controlled trial, 150 patients with DSM-5-diagnosed insomnia with Insomnia Severity Index (ISI) scores ≥ 15 were randomly assigned to three different groups that underwent 10 sessions of e...
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Background Herbal medicine has been used frequently in Korean medicine. We aimed to summarize the relevant regulations for herbal medicine clinical trials and to analyze their current status in the Republic of Korea. Methods We searched for legislation to find regulations on herbal medicine clinical trials. Additionally, the websites of the Korean...
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Objective: To summarize and critically evaluate the evidence pertaining to the effectiveness and safety of auriculotherapy for breastfeeding. Methods: We performed a systematic search of 10 databases from their inception dates to May 15, 2017. Randomized controlled trials evaluating the effectiveness and safety of auriculotherapy for breastfeedi...
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Background: The prevalence of hyperlipidemia continues to increase due to aging and lifestyle changes. Statins are currently used as the first choice for treating hyperlipidemia, but are limited by adverse reactions. Hwangryunhaedok-tang (HHT) has received attention as a promising intervention for hyperlipidemia through a few experimental and clin...
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Background: Insomnia and hypertension are diseases with a high prevalence and a known association with each other. Sihogayonggolmoryeo-tang (SYM) is an herbal medicine traditionally used for the treatment of insomnia disorder concurrent with hypertension. However, no scientific clinical evidence exists supporting the effects of SYM on these disord...
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This is a preliminary study to investigate the feasibility of electronic moxibustion in breast cancer patients with upper limb lymphedema. As current treatment options for lymphedema are unsatisfactory and time consuming, there have been attempts to manage symptoms using integrative treatments. Electronic moxibustion was developed to compensate for...
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Oriental herbal medicine (OHM) has been widely used in pediatric neurological disorders and has attracted attention as a safe and effective treatment. We aim to summarize and evaluate the evidence for OHM in pediatric neurological disorders for evidence-based decision-making. Without language restrictions, up-to-date research data were obtained fro...
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Background: The aim of this study was to investigate autism spectrum disorder (ASD) clinical practice patterns of Korean medicine doctors (KMDs) through questionnaire survey. Methods: Questionnaires on Korean medicine (KM) treatment for ASD were distributed to 255 KMDs on December 5, 2016. The KMDs were psychiatrists, pediatricians, or general p...
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Objectives. We aimed to summarize and critically evaluate the available evidence regarding the efficacy and safety of acupuncture for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).Methods.We searched 13 databases for studies published up to December 2016. Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) evaluating the efficacy of acupuncture for children with AS...
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Supplementary Material includes the search terms for each database described in Methods. Supplement 1: search strategy used in all databases.

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