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study prospective , quasi-randomised , controlled a − Acupuncture for low back pain in pregnancy

  title={study prospective , quasi-randomised , controlled a − Acupuncture for low back pain in pregnancy},
  author={Cordeiro and J. B. G. Silva and M. U. Nakamura and J. Antonio},

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