Acupuncture with manual and electrical stimulation for labour pain: a two month follow up of recollection of pain and birth experience

@inproceedings{Vixner2015AcupunctureWM,
  title={Acupuncture with manual and electrical stimulation for labour pain: a two month follow up of recollection of pain and birth experience},
  author={Linda Vixner and Lena B M{\aa}rtensson and Erica Schytt},
  booktitle={BMC complementary and alternative medicine},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND In a previous randomised controlled trial we showed that acupuncture with a combination of manual- and electrical stimulation (EA) did not affect the level of pain, as compared with acupuncture with manual stimulation (MA) and standard care (SC), but reduced the need for other forms of pain relief, including epidural analgesia. To dismiss an under-treatment of pain in the trial, we did a long-term follow up on the recollection of labour pain and the birth experience comparing… CONTINUE READING
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