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Dissertation > Medicine, health > Chinese Medicine > Chinese medicine clinic > Acupuncture, acupuncture therapy > Clinical applications of acupuncture > Skin and venereal diseases Branch

Clinical Randomized Controlled Trial Study on Combination of Surrounding Acupuncture and Electro-acupuncture for Treating Acute Herpes Zoster

Author BianZuo
Tutor HuYouPing
School Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Course Acupuncture and Massage
Keywords Herpes zoster Wai thorn electric acupuncture Multi-center randomized controlled trial
CLC R246.7
Type Master's thesis
Year 2010
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Objective : a multicenter randomized controlled clinical trial , the clinical efficacy of electric acupuncture treatment of herpes zoster (AHZ) observed Wai thorn . Methods: A multicenter, randomized controlled trials , a total of 62 cases were included in the completion of the study , were randomly divided into a treatment group ( 32 cases ) and control group ( 30 cases ) . Which excluded cases of four cases , 58 patients completed the entire course of the study and were included in the analysis . The treatment group Wai thorn EA treatment control group with western medicine . Every day observed efficacy , records the zoster efficacy ratings , herpes situation , pain situation , after the end of treatment efficacy evaluation . Results: ( 1 ) the two groups of baseline in good condition, grouping balanced the comparability strong ( P > 0.05 ) . ( 2 ) in the treatment group , the total effective rate of 96.67% . The efficacy of the treatment group , the total efficiency compared with the control group , the difference was not statistically significant ( P > 0.05 ) . ( 3 ) in the treatment of pain VAS score before and after comparison between the control group after treatment , the treatment group compared with the control group , a significant difference ( P lt; 0.05 ) . (4 ) in the treatment group , topical pain score itself before and after control between the control group after treatment , the treatment group compared with the control group , a significant difference ( P lt; 0.05 ) . ( 5) treatment of 30 - day follow-up the incidence of postherpetic neuralgia compared with the control group, a significant difference ( P lt; 0.05 ) . Conclusion : (1) Wai thorn electro-acupuncture therapy has a good effect on herpes zoster , to improve patient VAS score , duration of pain , local pain and better than western medicine control 30 days after the Heritage neuralgia . (2) acupuncture fewer adverse reactions, and good security . ( 3) acupuncture is simple, low cost , efficacy , appropriate clinical use of the promotion .

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