Points of Interest 10/26/2016

Points of Interest 10/26/2016

Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2016;2016:5284234. Epub 2016 Sep 28. Chinese Herbal Medicine for Postpartum Depression: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials. Same as it ever was: "This review suggested that CHM was safe and effective in the treatment of PPD. However, this could not be proven conclusively. To ensure evidence-based clinical practice, more rigorously designed trials are warranted."

Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Nov;68(5):583–585. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2016.05.006. Epub 2016 Jun 8. Auricular Acupuncture in Emergency Department Treatment of Acute Pain.

Battlefield acupuncture feasible as complement or alternative to standard therapy for lower back pain in the ED. The goofiness grows.

Here's Why You Should Try Acupuncture. Wrong on every reason.

J Acupunct Meridian Stud. 2016 Oct;9(5):275–278. doi: 10.1016/j.jams.2016.07.005. Epub 2016 Sep 17. A Case Report on the Effect of Sham Acupuncture. "…it is unclear whether the placebo effect was triggered by the action of Deqi, the high expectations of the patient, an association with a learned response, or by the interaction of all these factors."

Points of Interest 10/27/2016
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