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Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine

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Ed. by Ko, Robert / Leung, Kelvin Sze-Yin / Saunders, Paul / Suntres, PH. D., Zacharias

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Developing an in-patient acupuncture treatment in a pediatric hospital

Lynn M. Rusy / Steven J. Weisman / Keri R. Hainsworth
Published Online: 2013-06-12 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/jcim-2012-0056

Abstract: Little is known about the broad application of acupuncture as adjuvant treatment for in-patient pediatric populations. We review a series of cases involving acupuncture for conditions ranging from insomnia to cyclic vomiting. The details of the protocol for each are included. This case series illustrates the benefits of an in-patient acupuncture treatment service, as well as the subtleties of an acupuncture protocol when treating children and adolescents.

Keywords: pediatric acupuncture; complementary and alternative medicine; in-patient treatment services; pediatric pain


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About the article

Received: 2012-12-04

Accepted: 2013-02-01

Published Online: 2013-06-12

Citation Information: Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Volume 10, Issue 1, Pages 205–210, ISSN (Online) 1553-3840, ISSN (Print) 2194-6329, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/jcim-2012-0056.

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