Clinical trials of acupuncture: consensus recommendations for optimal treatment, sham controls and blinding.

@article{White2001ClinicalTO,
  title={Clinical trials of acupuncture: consensus recommendations for optimal treatment, sham controls and blinding.},
  author={A. White and J. Filshie and T. Cummings},
  journal={Complementary therapies in medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={
          237-45
        }
}
Evidence of effectiveness is increasingly used to determine which health technologies are incorporated into public health provision. Acupuncture is a popular therapy that has been shown to be superior to placebo in the treatment of nausea and dental pain, and promising for migraine and osteoarthritis of the knee. For many other conditions, such as chronic pain, in which acupuncture is often used, the evidence is either insufficient or negative. Misleading results may occur for a number of… Expand
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