Acupuncture Usage: Selected Controlled Trials

    · al-Sadi M, Newman B, Julious SA. Acupuncture in the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting. Anaesthesia 1997; 52:658-61.

    · Andrzejowski J, Woodward D. Semi-permanent acupuncture needles the prevention of post-operative nausea and vomiting. Acupunct Med 1996; 14:68-70.

    · Dundee JW, Ghaly RG, Bill KM, Effect of stimulation of the P6 antiemetic point on postoperative nausea and vomiting. Br J Anaesth 1989; 63:612-618.

    · Ferrara-Love R, Sekeres L, Bircher NG. Nonpharmacologic treatment of postoperative nausea. J Perianesth Nurs 1996; 11:378-383.

    · Gemma M, Bricchi M, Giannini A, et al. Acupuncture accelerates recovery from general anaesthesia [letter]. Can J Anaesth 1993; 40:1,224-1,225.

    · Ho RT, Jawan B, Fung ST, et al. Electro-acupuncture and postoperative emesis. Anaesthesia 1990; 45:327-329. Comment in: Anaesthesia 1990; 45:789-790.

    · McConaghy P, Bland D, Swales H. Acupuncture in the management of postoperative nausea and vomiting in patients receiving morphine via a patient-controlled analgesia system. Acupunct Med 1996; 14:2-5.

    · Schwager KL, Baines DB, Meyer RJ. Acupuncture and postoperative vomiting in day-stay paediatric patients. Anaesth Intensive Care 1996; 24:674-677.

    · Tseng CC, Chang CL, Lee JC, Chen TY, Cheng JT. Attenuation of the catecholamine responses by electroacupuncture on Jen-Chung point during postoperative recovery period in humans. Neurosci Lett 1997; 228:187-190.

    · Yang LC, Jawan B, Chen CN, Ho RT, Chang KA, Lee JH. Comparison of P6 acupoint injection with 50% glucose in water and intravenous droperidol for prevention of vomiting after gynecological laparoscopy. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 1993; 37:192-4.

    · Yentis SM, Bissonnette B. Ineffectiveness of acupuncture and droperidol in preventing vomiting following strabismus repair in children. Can J Anaesth 1992; 39:151-154.

    · Yentis SM, Bissonnette B. P6 acupuncture and postoperative vomiting after tonsillectomy in children. Br J Anaesth 1991; 67:779-780. Comment in: Br J Anaesth 1992; 68:633. Discussion 633-634.