Friederike Anna Schaefer

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BACKGROUND Quality indicators (QI) are used in many health care areas to measure, compare, and improve the quality of care. Ideas of quality differ between health care providers and patients, yet patients are not regularly involved in QI development nor does a methodological standard for patient involvement in QI development exist. In this study we(More)
Acupuncture has been shown to exhibit distinct effects on the autonomic nervous system. We tested whether the autonomic and psychological response to acupuncture depends on the stimulation dose and the personality of the treated subjects. 52 healthy subjects were randomized to receive either low dose (one needle at point Hegu bilaterally) or high dose(More)
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