The Safety of Pediatric Acupuncture: A Systematic Review

  title={The Safety of Pediatric Acupuncture: A Systematic Review},
  author={D. Adams and F. Cheng and H. Jou and S. Aung and Y. Yasui and S. Vohra},
  pages={e1575 - e1587}
  • D. Adams, F. Cheng, +3 authors S. Vohra
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • CONTEXT: Acupuncture is increasingly used in children; however, the safety of pediatric acupuncture has yet to be reported from systematic review. OBJECTIVE: To identify adverse events (AEs) associated with needle acupuncture in children. METHODS: Eighteen databases were searched, from inception to September 2010, irrespective of language. Inclusion criteria were that the study (1) was original peer-reviewed research, (2) included children from birth to 17 years, inclusively, (3) involved… CONTINUE READING
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