[A randomized controlled trial of acupuncture treatment of acute ischemic stroke].

@article{Rao2006ARC,
  title={[A randomized controlled trial of acupuncture treatment of acute ischemic stroke].},
  author={Ping Rao and Li Zhou and Min Mao and Yang Bai and T Wen and Yu-hong Tang and Wen-li Guo},
  journal={Zhongguo zhen jiu = Chinese acupuncture & moxibustion},
  year={2006},
  volume={26 10},
  pages={694-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore effects of acupuncture on ability of daily living (ALD) and the incidence rate of disability and mortality of the patient of acute ischemic stroke. METHODS Forty patients with acute ischemic stroke were randomly assigned to an acupuncture group and a control group, 20 cases in each group. The treatment group were treated with acupuncture for 3-4 weeks, 5 times each week, and routine therapy. The control group were treated with routine therapy alone. RESULTS No… CONTINUE READING