Overview of systematic reviews and meta-analyses of acupuncture for stroke.

  title={Overview of systematic reviews and meta-analyses of acupuncture for stroke.},
  author={Jun-Huai Zhang and Deren Wang and Ming Liu},
  volume={42 1},
BACKGROUND We aimed to systematically overview published systematic reviews and meta-analyses in order to identify whether and when acupuncture is an effective treatment for stroke and stroke-related disorders. We also hoped to identify the best directions for future research in this area. METHODS Systematic reviews and meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and quasi-RCTs evaluating the efficacy of acupuncture to treat stroke or stroke-related conditions were included… CONTINUE READING
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