The Acupuncture Randomised Trial (Art) for Tension-Type Headache - Details of the Treatment

  title={The Acupuncture Randomised Trial (Art) for Tension-Type Headache - Details of the Treatment},
  author={D. Melchart and A. Streng and Andrea Hoppe and B. Brinkhaus and C. Becker-Witt and M. Hammes and D. Irnich and J. Hummelsberger and S. Willich and K. Linde},
  journal={Acupuncture in Medicine},
  pages={157 - 165}
  • D. Melchart, A. Streng, +7 authors K. Linde
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Acupuncture in Medicine
  • Objective The goal of this paper is to describe the characteristics of physicians and their interventions in a large, multicentre randomised trial of acupuncture for tension-type headache known as ARTTTH, in order to enable acupuncturists to assess the study interventions. Methods Participating physicians were recruited whose qualifications met or surpassed those of physicians currently accredited for providing acupuncture by state health funding agencies in Germany. Semi-standardised treatment… CONTINUE READING

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