Effectiveness of acupuncture for palliative care in cancer patients: A systematic review

@article{Lian2013EffectivenessOA,
  title={Effectiveness of acupuncture for palliative care in cancer patients: A systematic review},
  author={W. Lian and Minngui Pan and Daihan Zhou and Zhang-Jin Zhang},
  journal={Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={20},
  pages={136-147}
}
ObjectiveTo critically evaluate the currently available randomized clinical trials regarding the effectiveness of acupuncture in palliative care for cancer patients, hence, to provide sufficient evidences for the widespread use of acupuncture in cancer treatment.MethodsTwo independent reviewers extracted data from all of the randomized clinical trials (RCTs) that assessed the efficacy of acupuncture in palliative care for cancer patients. Seven databases were searched from their respective… Expand
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