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    Acupuncture relieves pain in emergency patients: Study

    June 19, 2017

June 19, 2017

Acupuncture relieves pain in emergency patients: Study

The world’s largest randomized controlled trial of acupuncture in emergency departments has found the treatment is a safe and effective alternative to pain-relieving drugs for some patients. The study found acupuncture was as effective as pain medicine in providing long-term relief for patients who came to emergency in considerable pain. But the trial, conducted in the emergency departments of four hospitals, showed pain management remains a critical issue.

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