Intraoperative acupuncture for posttonsillectomy pain: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

  title={Intraoperative acupuncture for posttonsillectomy pain: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.},
  author={Gabriel J. Tsao and Anna H. Messner and Jeannie L Seybold and Zahra Nabi Sayyid and Alan G Cheng and Brenda Golianu},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  volume={125 8},
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS To evaluate the effect of intraoperative acupuncture on posttonsillectomy pain in the pediatric population. STUDY DESIGN Prospective, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial. METHODS Patients aged 3 to 12 years undergoing tonsillectomy were recruited at a tertiary children's hospital between February 2011 and May 2012. Participants were block-randomized to receive acupuncture or sham acupuncture during anesthesia for tonsillectomy. Surgeons, staff, and… CONTINUE READING
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