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Acupuncture: Review and Analysis of Reports on Controlled Clinical Trials
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View the documentAcknowledgements
Open this folder and view contentsIntroduction
Open this folder and view contents1. General considerations
Open this folder and view contents2. Review of clinical trial reports
View the document3. Diseases and disorders that can be treated with acupuncture
View the document4. Summary table of controlled clinical trials
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The World Health Organization acknowledges its indebtedness to the experts who participated in the WHO Consultation on Acupuncture held in Cervia, Italy in 1996, at which the selection criteria for the data included in this publication were set. Special thanks are due to Dr Zhu-Fan Xie, Honorary Director of the Institute of Integrated Medicines, First Hospital of Beijing Medical University, China, who drafted, revised and updated this report. Further, Dr Xie made numerous Chinese language documents available in English. We also thank Dr Hongguang Dong, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland for providing additional information.

Appreciation is extended to the Norwegian Royal Ministry of Health and Social Affairs for providing the financial support to print this review.


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