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Women at 40+2-40+4 gestational age were allocated to receive acupuncture twice a week or observation in order to observe the efficacy of acupuncture in labour onset.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:11:02-0400
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A type of massage in which finger pressure on specific body sites is used to promote healing, relieve fatigue, etc. Although the anatomical locations are the same as the ACUPUNCTURE POINTS used in ACUPUNCTURE THERAPY (hence acu-), no needle or other acupuncture technique is employed in acupressure. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed). Shiatsu is a modern outgrowth that focuses more on prevention than healing.
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