Effects of acupuncture and acupressure on cancer-related fatigue: a systematic review.

  title={Effects of acupuncture and acupressure on cancer-related fatigue: a systematic review.},
  author={Wai Man Ling and Liza Y Y Lui and Winnie K. W. So and Kuen Chan},
  journal={Oncology nursing forum},
  volume={41 6},
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To critically examine the evidence for acupuncture and acupressure in the management of cancer-related fatigue (CRF) in adult patients with cancer. DATA SOURCES 18 databases were searched for randomized, controlled trials published in English and Chinese through April 2014. DATA SYNTHESIS Given the heterogeneity of data, meta-analysis was not conducted. A six-step thematic analysis method was used to synthesize the results. CONCLUSIONS Although results are inconclusive… 
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