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August 02, 2010

Acupuncture Eases Pain in Hemophilia Patients

In a pilot study, six of nine patients achieved substantial pain relief, including one patient whose visual analog pain scale score dropped from 10 to 5, said Angela Lambing, MSN, nurse practitioner coordinator at Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, at her poster presentation during the Hemophilia 2010 World Congress.

News: MedPage Today

Source: World Federation of Hemophilia
Lambing A, et al "Acupuncture for the management of chronic pain in the hemophilia population" WFH 2010; Abstract 31P14.

Posted by mpence at August 2, 2010 11:28 AM