TITLE

Auricular acupuncture for analgesia after arthroscopy

AUTHOR(S)
Buckley, Norman
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/16/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 2, p193
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author comments on the use of acupuncture for pain relief after ambulatory knee surgery. Acupuncture is mentioned as entering the mainstream of Canadian health care. The author mentions that a study by Usichenko and others showed the efficiency and limitations of acupuncture as a therapeutic aid. The author mentions that acupuncture provided better pain relief but indicates further research to be done covering treatment costs and side effects of drugs.
ACCESSION #
23761074

 

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