Effectiveness of acupuncture for Parkinson's disease: A systematic review

  title={Effectiveness of acupuncture for Parkinson's disease: A systematic review},
  author={M. Lee and B. Shin and J. C. Kong and E. Ernst},
  journal={Movement Disorders},
  • M. Lee, B. Shin, +1 author E. Ernst
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Movement Disorders
  • The objective of this review is to assess the clinical evidence for or against acupuncture as a treatment for Parkinson's disease (PD). [...] Key Method We searched the literature using 17 databases from their inception to September 2007 (searched again 3rd January 2008), without language restrictions. We included all randomized clinical trials (RCTs) regardless of their design. Methodological quality was assessed using the Jadad score. Eleven RCTs met all inclusion criteria. Three RCTs assessed the…Expand Abstract
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