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Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation at the Acupuncture Points on Relieve Pain of Patients under Mechanical Ventilation: A Randomized Controlled Study.

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Summary of "Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation at the Acupuncture Points on Relieve Pain of Patients under Mechanical Ventilation: A Randomized Controlled Study."

Electrical stimulation and acupuncture points as non-pharmacological methods, have been the focus of pain reduction in different patients. This study is aimed at determining the effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) on the acupuncture points of pain in patients under mechanical ventilators.

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Name: Journal of acupuncture and meridian studies
ISSN: 2093-8152
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