Acupuncture placebos

Lewith, G.T. (2010) Acupuncture placebos. European Journal Oriental Medicine, 6, (4), 26-30.


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In this brief but engaging article, the author ruminates on the political nature of research and on the problems this poses for East Asian Medicine, and points to the fact that the thorny business of defining best (or at least 'good enough') practice is of central importance here. He concludes by offering a richly simple model - based on the Five Phases (wu xing) - for defining what best practice is

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 1351-6647
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Subjects: R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
R Medicine > RX Homeopathy
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Medicine > Community Clinical Sciences
ePrint ID: 168251
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Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2010 08:44
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:30

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