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Clinical Observation on Warm Acupuncture Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis

@inproceedings{Kim2017ClinicalOO,
  title={Clinical Observation on Warm Acupuncture Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis},
  author={Yun Jin Kim},
  year={2017}
}
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic, inflammatory disease, frequently associated with joint destruction. The aim is this clinical observation was to contribute to warm needle acupuncture treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. We studied the before and after warm needle acupuncture and herbal medicine treatment of rheumatoid arthritis patient’s Rheumatoid Factor (RF), Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR), and C-reactive Protein (CRP), the plasma samples were investigated at Pathlab Laboratory (M… 
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