Prehospital analgesia with acupressure in victims of minor trauma: a prospective, randomized, double-blinded trial.

@article{Kober2002PrehospitalAW,
  title={Prehospital analgesia with acupressure in victims of minor trauma: a prospective, randomized, double-blinded trial.},
  author={Alexander Kober and Thomas Scheck and Manfred Greher and Frank Lieba and Roman Fleischhackl and Sabine Fleischhackl and Frederick Randunsky and Klaus H. Hoerauf},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  year={2002},
  volume={95 3},
  pages={723-7, table of contents}
}
UNLABELLED Untreated pain during the transportation of patients after minor trauma is a common problem in emergency medicine. Because paramedics usually are not allowed to perform invasive procedures or to give drugs for pain treatment, a noninvasive, nondrug-based method would be helpful. Acupressure is a traditional Chinese treatment for pain that is based on pain relief followed by a short mechanical stimulation of specific points. Consequently, we tested the hypothesis that effective pain… CONTINUE READING
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