External Application of Chinese Medicine following Tapping Using a Plum-blossom Needle for Allergic Rhinitis.

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Title

External Application of Chinese Medicine following Tapping Using a Plum-blossom Needle for Allergic Rhinitis.

Author(s)

Journal Publication

Date

2010

volume

8(2)

pages

98-101

Research Type

RCT

Keywords

Abstract

Objecitve: To observe the clinical efficacy of external application of Chinese medicine following tapping using a plum-blossom needle for allergic rhinitis. Methods: All 328 cases were randomized into an observation group of 206 cases, Chinese medicine group of 70 cases and point application group of 52 cases. Results: The differences between the observation and CHinese medicine groups (P<0.01) and between the observation and point application group )P<0.05) were both of statistical meaning. The cases in the observation obtained the best effect, the point application group obtained a moderate effect and the Chinese medicne group obtained the least effect. A younger age and an increased number of treatment s contributed to a btter effect. Conclusion:External application of Chinese medicine following tapping using a plum-blossom needle is safge and effective of allergic rhinitis.

Frequency of Treatment

<1/WK

Time in Treatment

4 Weeks

has health condition studied

Respiratory Tract Diseases

has study population number

328

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