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The Efficacy of Reiki in the Treatment of Fibromyalgia
ISRCTN ISRCTN32552026
DOI 10.1186/ISRCTN32552026
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier NCT00051428
EudraCT number
Public title The Efficacy of Reiki in the Treatment of Fibromyalgia
Scientific title
Acronym N/A
Serial number at source R21 AT001075
Study hypothesis Not provided at time of registration
Lay summary Not provided at time of registration
Ethics approval Not provided at time of registration
Study design Randomised controlled trial
Countries of recruitment United States of America
Disease/condition/study domain Fibromyalgia (FM)
Participants - inclusion criteria Male or Female, aged 18-75 with Fibromyalgia
Participants - exclusion criteria Not provided at time of registration
Anticipated start date 01/01/2003
Anticipated end date 28/02/2005
Status of trial Completed
Patient information material
Target number of participants 100
Interventions One hundred Reiki-naive FM patients will participate in an 8-week trial. Patients will be randomized into one of two Reiki groups (direct-contact and distant Reiki) or one of two control groups (sham and placebo). Patients will receive either Reiki or placebo 16 times during the course of the study.
Primary outcome measure(s) Not provided at time of registration
Secondary outcome measure(s) Not provided at time of registration
Sources of funding National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) - USA
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Contact name Dr  Dedra  Buchwald
  Address University of Washington
Center for Clinical and Epidemiological Research
1730 Minor Ave., Suite 1760
  City/town Seattle
  Zip/Postcode 98101
  Country United States of America
  Tel +1 206 543 2260, +1 206 341 4439
  Fax +1 206 521 3830
  Email dedra@u.washington.edu
Sponsor National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) - USA
  Address 6707 Democracy Blvd room 401
  City/town Bethesda
  Zip/Postcode 20892-5475
  Country United States of America
  Sponsor website: http://nccam.nih.gov/
Date applied 14/08/2004
Last edited 16/08/2011
Date ISRCTN assigned 21/09/2004
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