Addition of acupuncture and self-care education in the treatment of patients with severe angina pectoris may be cost beneficial: an open, prospective study.

@article{Ballegaard1999AdditionOA,
  title={Addition of acupuncture and self-care education in the treatment of patients with severe angina pectoris may be cost beneficial: an open, prospective study.},
  author={Soeren Ballegaard and Ane Johannessen and Benny Karpatschof and J Nyboe},
  journal={Journal of alternative and complementary medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={5 5},
  pages={
          405-13
        }
}
OBJECTIVES A cost-benefit analysis of acupuncture and self-care education in the treatment of patients with angina pectoris. DESIGN An open prospective study on an unselected group of patients. For comparison of risk three control groups were used: (1) published data concerning medical and invasive treatments; (2) an age- and sex matched group obtained from a randomly selected Danish population of 14,000 people; and (3) the 211 patients in this group with angina pectoris symptoms. SETTING… CONTINUE READING

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