Advertisement

Topics

Should doctors prescribe acupuncture for pain?

13:00 EST 8 Mar 2018 | British Medical Journal

Our latest debate asks, should doctors recommend acupuncture for pain? Asbjørn Hróbjartsson from the Center for Evidence-based Medicine at University of Southern Denmark argues no - evidence show's it's no worse than placebo. Mike Cummings, medical director of the British Medical Acupuncture Society argues yes - that there is evidence of efficacy,...

Original Article: Should doctors prescribe acupuncture for pain?

NEXT ARTICLE

More From BioPortfolio on "Should doctors prescribe acupuncture for pain?"

Advertisement
Quick Search
Advertisement
Advertisement

 

Relevant Topics

Alternative Medicine
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is the term for medical products and practices that are not part of standard care. Standard care is what medical doctors, doctors of osteopathy, and allied health professionals, such as nurses and physical the...

Pain Disorder
Pain is a feeling (sharp or dull) triggered in the nervous system which can be transient or constant. Pain can be specific to one area of the body eg back, abdomen or chest or more general all over the body eg muscles ache from the flu. Without pain ...