The impact of patient expectations on outcomes in four randomized controlled trials of acupuncture in patients with chronic pain

@article{Linde2007TheIO,
  title={The impact of patient expectations on outcomes in four randomized controlled trials of acupuncture in patients with chronic pain},
  author={K. Linde and C. Witt and A. Streng and W. Weidenhammer and S. Wagenpfeil and B. Brinkhaus and S. Willich and D. Melchart},
  journal={PAIN},
  year={2007},
  volume={128},
  pages={264-271}
}
Abstract In a pooled analysis of four randomized controlled trials of acupuncture in patients with migraine, tension‐type headache, chronic low back pain, and osteoarthritis of the knee we investigated the influence of expectations on clinical outcome. The 864 patients included in the analysis received either 12 sessions of acupuncture or minimal (i.e. sham) acupuncture (superficial needling of non‐acupuncture points) over an 8 week period. Patients were asked at baseline whether they… Expand

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