Acupuncture or acupressure for pain management in labour.

@article{Smith2011AcupunctureOA,
  title={Acupuncture or acupressure for pain management in labour.},
  author={Caroline A Smith and Carmel T Collins and Caroline A Crowther and Kate M Levett},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2011},
  volume={7},
  pages={
          CD009232
        }
}
BACKGROUND Many women would like to avoid pharmacological or invasive methods of pain management in labour and this may contribute towards the popularity of complementary methods of pain management. This review examined evidence supporting the use of acupuncture and acupressure for pain management in labour. OBJECTIVES To examine the effects of acupuncture and acupressure for pain management in labour. SEARCH STRATEGY We searched the Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group's Trials Register… CONTINUE READING
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