Acupuncture accelerates recovery after general anesthesia: a prospective randomized controlled trial.

@article{Gemma2015AcupunctureAR,
  title={Acupuncture accelerates recovery after general anesthesia: a prospective randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Marco Gemma and Elisa Nicelli and Luigi Gioia and Elena Moizo and Luigi Beretta and Maria Rosa Calvi},
  journal={Journal of integrative medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={99-104}
}
BACKGROUND Acupuncture anesthesia was created in the 1950's in China and continues to be used there today during most major surgeries. It is widely used in China for such complex operations as brain, heart, and abdominal surgery. It is popular in China because it is economical, practical, and beneficial to the patients. With acupuncture anesthesia there is less bleeding during surgery and there is also quicker post-operative recovery. OBJECTIVE This randomized prospective study aims at… CONTINUE READING
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