Acupuncture with significant infection, in a 'well' patient.

  title={Acupuncture with significant infection, in a 'well' patient.},
  author={Roger Simmons},
  journal={Acupuncture in medicine : journal of the British Medical Acupuncture Society},
  volume={24 1},
  • Roger Simmons
  • Published 2006 in
    Acupuncture in medicine : journal of the British…
years on medication for ischaemic heart disease consulted my deputy GP with a 2 day history of pain above his right knee. He had had a long car journey one week before and was concerned about deep venous thrombosis, though he was taking low dose aspirin. The leg was normal on examination, but he was admitted to hospital. His D-dimer test was normal and he was promptly discharged. He consulted me 3 days later, with muscle pain in his lower right quadriceps above the knee. He was found to have a… CONTINUE READING