Acupuncture Procedures Must be Accurately Described

  title={Acupuncture Procedures Must be Accurately Described},
  author={Margareta Sandberg},
  journal={Acupuncture in Medicine},
  pages={92 - 94}
  • M. Sandberg
  • Published 1 June 2006
  • Medicine
  • Acupuncture in Medicine
1 Citations

Home Electroacupuncture for Persistent Postsurgical Pain: A Patient's Report

Home electroacupuncture seems to be safe, acceptable and practicable as a maintenance treatment for patients with persistent postsurgical pain of myofascial origin, according to patients, caregiver or acupuncture partner and therapist.



Effects of Acupuncture on Climacteric Vasomotor Symptoms, Quality of Life, and Urinary Excretion of Neuropeptides among Postmenopausal Women

Acupuncture significantly affects hot flushes and sweating episodes after menopause, with effects persisting at least 3 months after the end of treatment, and changes in calcitonin gene-related peptide, which is a very potent vasodilator, could be involved in the mechanisms behind hot flushing.

[Acupuncture against climacteric disorders? Lower number of symptoms after menopause].

Values for the Kupperman Index decreased in both groups during treatment, changes still evident at three-month follow-up, whereas the self-rated general climacteric symptoms (VAS) decreased significantly in the EA group only, and the PGWB (Psychological General Well-Being) index did not change significantly in either group during treatment.

A comparison of acupuncture and oral estradiol treatment of vasomotor symptoms in postmenopausal women

It is suggested that acupuncture is a viable alternative treatment of vasomotor symptoms in postmenopausal women and cannot recommend superficial needle insertion as an inactive control treatment.

Acupuncture and Self Acupuncture for Long Term Treatment of Vasomotor Symptoms in Cancer Patients - Audit and Treatment Algorithm

Acupuncture including self acupuncture is associated with long term relief of vasomotor symptoms in cancer patients, and an appropriate minimum dose may be required to initiate the effect.

Effects of acupuncture on skin and muscle blood flow in healthy subjects

The results indicate that the intensity of the needling is of importance, the DeQi stimulation resulting in the most pronounced increase in both skin and muscle blood flow.