Table 4

Effect of acupuncture point prescription on outcome.

Endpoint

Point prescription

n

Difference between groups+

95% C.I.


Immediately post-treatment

Initial

15

-0.23

-1.23, 0.77

Modified

18

0.87

-0.19, 1.94

Daily Breathlessness diary

Initial

12

0.63

-0.54, 1.79

Modified

17

0.43

-0.92, 1.77


+ Positive indicates worse score in acupuncture group

Vickers et al. BMC Palliative Care 2005 4:5   doi:10.1186/1472-684X-4-5

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