Using a Delphi consensus process to develop an acupuncture treatment protocol by consensus for women undergoing Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) treatment

@inproceedings{Smith2012UsingAD,
  title={Using a Delphi consensus process to develop an acupuncture treatment protocol by consensus for women undergoing Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) treatment},
  author={Caroline A Smith and Suzanne J Grant and Jane Lyttleton and Suzanne Cochrane},
  booktitle={BMC complementary and alternative medicine},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Assisted reproductive technologies (ART) are increasingly utilised for resolving difficulties conceiving. These technologies are expensive to both the public purse and the individual consumers. Acupuncture is widely used as an adjunct to ART with indications that it may assist reducing the time to conception and increasing live birth rates. Heterogeneity is high between treatment protocols. The aim of this study was to examine what fertility acupuncturists consider key components of… CONTINUE READING
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