Laser Acupuncture for the Treatment of Asthma in Children: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials

  title={Laser Acupuncture for the Treatment of Asthma in Children: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials},
  author={Junhua Zhang and Xue-mei Li and J. Xu and E. Ernst},
  journal={Journal of Asthma},
  pages={773 - 777}
Background and objectives. Laser acupuncture has often been recommended as a treatment of asthma. The technique is noninvasive, and seems particularly suitable for children. However, the results from several clinical trials are contradictory. The objective of this review was to assess the effectiveness of laser acupuncture in the treatment of childhood asthma. Methods. Literature searches of electronic database were conducted in The Cochrane Library, Medline, EMBASE, AMED, CINAHL, and two… Expand
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