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Author Li, J.
Title Forty-five cases of apoplexy treated by electroacupuncture at the points of yin meridians Type of Study RCT
Year 2001 Publication Journal of traditional Chinese medicine = Chung i tsa chih ying wen pan / sponsored by All-China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine Abbreviated Journal J Tradit Chin Med
Volume 21 Issue 1 Pages 20-22
Keywords CAM Control; Acu Versus CAM Control; Acu Versus Acu; AcuTrials; Cerebral Infarction; Electroacupuncture; Fixed Acupuncture Protocol; Hemiplegia; RCT; Restricted Modalities, Acupuncture Only; Semi-Individualized Acupuncture Protocol; Stroke; Symptom Based Point Selection; TCM Acupuncture Style
Abstract Forty-five cases of apoplexy were treated by electroacupuncture only at the points of Yin Meridians (i.e. the Hand- and Foot-Taiyin Meridians), and the other 30 cases as the controls were treated only at the points of Yang Meridians (i.e. the Hand- and Foot-Yangming Meridians). The total effective rate was 91.1% in the former and 86.7% in the latter, with no statistically significant difference between the two groups, indicating that acupuncture only at the points of Yin-Meridians is also an effective therapy for apoplexy
Address First Hospital Affiliated to Medical College of Jinan University, Guangzhou 510630, Guangdong Province
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Language Number of Treatments 45
Treatment Follow-up N/A Frequency >1/WK Number of Participants 75
Time in Treatment 9 Weeks Condition Stroke
Disease Category Stroke OCSI Score
Notes Approved no
Call Number Serial 682
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