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A Novel and Effective Acupuncture Modality as a Complementary Therapy to Acute Pain Relief in Inpatients with Rib Fractures
Original Article Background: Pain control has been emphasized as a priority for both practitioners and inpatients with rib fractures, since analgesia could only offer limited relief from severe pain. A prospective and randomized controlled trial was conducted to analyze the efficacy and efficiency of acupuncture in acute pain relief for inpatients with rib fractures. Methods: A total of 58 inpatients were recruited and allocated to two groups, receiving identical doses of conventional oraldoi:10.4103/2319-4170.117895 pmid:24923573 fatcat:wqlgbdnl5ban7nl76iyqle77cm