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Papers: 26 Feb 2022 - 4 Mar 2022

Human Studies

2022 Feb 01

JAMA Netw Open



Effectiveness of Acupuncture for Pain Control After Cesarean Delivery: A Randomized Clinical Trial.


Usichenko TI, Henkel B J, Klausenitz C, Hesse T, Pierdant G, Cummings M, Hahnenkamp K
JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Feb 01; 5(2):e220517.
PMID: 35226080.


A pharmacological approach to pain control after cesarean delivery is often insufficient on its own. Acupuncture is a promising method for mitigating postoperative pain and reducing postoperative opioid requirements.