Karen Charlesworth
PhD Student

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Biography

Karen’s PhD is a feasibility study to inform a multi-centre three-arm parallel group randomised controlled trial. The trial will investigate the effectiveness of acupuncture and nutritional therapy to attenuate the symptoms of atrial fibrillation, and to improve patient self-efficacy. 

Qualifications

  • MSc Acupuncture

Research

Overview

Karen's research interests are:

  • Complementary therapies and integrative medicine
  • Qualitative research in randomised controlled trials
  • Use of complementary therapies in humanitarian aid environments
  • Innovative research design in clinical effectiveness 

Projects

  • CORDS-Acu - The Clinical Outcomes Research Data Sharing project.

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Contact details

Karen Charlesworth
PhD Student

@healthsciyork