Efficacy of acupuncture in asthma: systematic review and meta-analysis of published data from 11 randomised controlled trials.

@article{Martin2002EfficacyOA,
  title={Efficacy of acupuncture in asthma: systematic review and meta-analysis of published data from 11 randomised controlled trials.},
  author={Jarad Martin and Ana Donaldson and Rodrigo Villarroel and M. K. Parmar and Edzard Edzard Ernst and Irene J Higginson},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  year={2002},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={846-52}
}
Contradictory results from randomised controlled trials of acupuncture in asthma suggest both a beneficial and detrimental effect. The authors conducted a formal systematic review and meta-analysis of all randomised clinical trials in the published literature that have compared acupuncture at real and placebo points in asthma patients. The authors searched… CONTINUE READING