TITLE

Acupuncture in pain management

AUTHOR(S)
Wilkinson, Jonathan; Faleiro, Richard
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain;Jul2007, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p135
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the use of acupuncture in pain management. The complementary therapy, which originated in China and practiced globally, has increasingly been utilized for daily pain management. It can be conducted in the form of basic needling, electro acupuncture (EA) and moxibustion. Approximately 400 acupuncture points and 20 meridians that connect most of the points were specified in the World Health Organization's (WHO) Standard Acupuncture Nomenclature.
ACCESSION #
33261419

 

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