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Acupuncture and blood studies in sickle-cell anemia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8328427     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The author recently treated a case of sickle-cell crisis as an emergency for pain relief using acupuncture because all other conventional therapies failed. The result was so effective, dramatic and encouraging that four other cases of genotype SS/SC were also treated. These cases are reported, (though small in number) to bring attention to this easy, simple, cheap and convenient therapy and to stimulate research among practicing acupuncturists and clinicians.
Authors:
J Sodipo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of Chinese medicine     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0192-415X     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Chin. Med.     Publication Date:  1993  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-08-06     Completed Date:  1993-08-06     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7901431     Medline TA:  Am J Chin Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  85-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Lagos Clinic Acupuncture Center, Surulere, Nigeria.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acupuncture Therapy / methods*
Adolescent
Anemia, Sickle Cell / blood,  genetics,  therapy*
Child
Female
Genotype
Hematocrit
Hemoglobins / analysis
Humans
Sickle Cell Trait / blood,  genetics,  therapy*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Hemoglobins
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Am J Chin Med. 1994;22(2):190   [PMID:  7992819 ]

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