Effect of adding a Chinese herbal preparation to acupuncture for seasonal allergic rhinitis: randomised double-blind controlled trial.

@article{Xue2003EffectOA,
  title={Effect of adding a Chinese herbal preparation to acupuncture for seasonal allergic rhinitis: randomised double-blind controlled trial.},
  author={Charlie Changli Xue and Francis Chung Kong Thien and Jerry Zhang and W Yang and C Da Costa and Chun Guang Li},
  journal={Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za zhi},
  year={2003},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={427-34}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess whether the addition of a Chinese herbal medicine formula to acupuncture affects the severity of symptoms and quality-of-life scores among patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis. DESIGN Randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial. SETTING University teaching and research clinic, Australia. PARTICIPANTS Sixty-five patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis, who were recruited through public media. INTERVENTION Between July and December 1999, patients received… CONTINUE READING
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