Efficacy of acupuncture in prevention of postoperative anaesthesia-related shivering.

  title={Efficacy of acupuncture in prevention of postoperative anaesthesia-related shivering.},
  author={S. Khosravi Shoar and Sara Esmaeili and Zhamak Khorgami and Mohammad Naderan and Nasrin Shoar},
  journal={Acupuncture in medicine : journal of the British Medical Acupuncture Society},
  volume={31 1},
Dear editor Postoperative shivering still occurs as a complication of general anaesthesia. 2 Shivering depends on age, sex, duration of anaesthesia and type of anaesthetic agent(s). Primarily due to anaesthetic agents such as isoflurane, this type of shivering presents as spontaneous muscular activity in patients with normal body temperature after general anaesthesia for specific operations. 5 With advances in alternative medicine in recent decades, acupuncture is increasingly known as an… CONTINUE READING
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