Adverse effects of acupuncture: a study of the literature for the years 1981-1994.

@article{Norheim1996AdverseEO,
  title={Adverse effects of acupuncture: a study of the literature for the years 1981-1994.},
  author={Arne Johan Norheim},
  journal={Journal of alternative and complementary medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={2 2},
  pages={291-7}
}
This study presents the adverse effects of acupuncture as recorded in the Medline database for the years 1981-1994. A total of 125 papers were localized by the keywords acupuncture adverse effects. Articles without case reports were excluded, and 78 reports forms the basis for the present paper. A total of 193 patients were reported with adverse effects of acupuncture in 14 years. Pneumothorax is the most common mechanical organ injury, while hepatitis dominates among infections. Acupuncture… CONTINUE READING

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