Additional use of acupuncture to NSAID effectively reduces post-tonsillectomy pain

@article{Sertel2008AdditionalUO,
  title={Additional use of acupuncture to NSAID effectively reduces post-tonsillectomy pain},
  author={Serkan Sertel and Saskia Herrmann and Henry Johannes Greten and Volker Haxsen and Samir El-Bitar and Christian Simon and I. H. Baumann and Peter K. Plinkert},
  journal={European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology},
  year={2008},
  volume={266},
  pages={919-925}
}
Post-tonsillectomy swallowing pain is a common and distressing side effect after tonsillectomy and thus of great clinical interest. Up until now, there is no randomized controlled patient- and observer-blinded study evaluating the efficacy of acupuncture against swallowing pain after tonsillectomy. We therefore compared the potency of specific verum… CONTINUE READING