Acupuncture-point stimulation for chemotherapy-induced nausea or vomiting.

  title={Acupuncture-point stimulation for chemotherapy-induced nausea or vomiting.},
  author={Jeanette Ezzo and Mary Ann Richardson and Andrew Vickers and Claire Allen and Suzanne L. Dibble and Brian F. Issell and Lifeng Lao and Michael Lawrence Pearl and Gilbert H. Ramirez and Ja Roscoe and Joannie Shen and Jane C Shivnan and Konrad Streitberger and Imad M Treish and Gui-bin Zhang},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND There have been recent advances in chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting using 5-HT(3) inhibitors and dexamethasone. However, many still experience these symptoms, and expert panels encourage additional methods to reduce these symptoms. OBJECTIVES The objective was to assess the effectiveness of acupuncture-point stimulation on acute and delayed chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in cancer patients. SEARCH STRATEGY We searched MEDLINE, EMBASE, PsycLIT, MANTIS, Science… CONTINUE READING
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