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Butkovic D, et al: Comparison of laser acupuncture and metoclopramide in PONV prevention in children. Paediatr Anaesth 15: 37-40, 2005.

Duncan B, et al: Parental perceptions of the therapeutic effect from osteopathic manipulation or acupuncture in children with spastic cerebral palsy. Clin Pediatr (Phila) 43: 349-353, 2004.

Kemper KJ, et al: On pins and needles? Pediatric pain patients' experience with acupuncture. Pediatrics 105 supplement: 941-947, 2000.

Kemper KJ, Highfield ES: When should you consider acupuncture for your patients? Contemp Pediatr 19: 31-46, 2002.

Kemper KJ, et al: Massage therapy and acupuncture for children with chronic pulmonary disease. Clin Pulmon Med 11: 242-250, 2004.

Melchart D, et al: Acupuncture for recurrent headaches: a systemic review of randomized controlled trials. Cephalalgia 19: 779-786, 1999.

Ng DK, et al: A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of acupuncture for the treatment of childhood persistent allergic rhinitis. Pediatrics 114: 1242-1247, 2004.

NIH Consensus Development Panel on Acupuncture: Acupuncture consensus conference report. JAMA 280: 1518-1524, 1998.

Pintov S, et al: Acupuncture and the opioid system: implications in the management of migraine. Ped Neurology 17: 129-133, 1997.

Schlager A, et al: Laser stimulation of acupuncture point P6 reduces postoperative vomiting in children undergoing strabismus surgery. Br J Anesth 81: 529-532, 1998.

Stern RM, et al: Acupressure relieves the symptoms of motion sickness and reduces abnormal gastric activity. Altern Ther Health Med 7: 91-94, 2001.

Vickers AJ, et al: Acupuncture for chronic headache in primary care: large, pragmatic, randomised trial. BMJ, doi: 10.1136/bmj.38029.421863.EB, 2004.

Wang SM, et al: Parental auricular acupuncture as an adjunct for parental presence during induction of anesthesia. Anesthesiology 100: 1399-1404, 2004.

Wang SM, Kain ZN: P6 acupoint injections are as effective as droperidol in controlling early postoperative nausea and vomiting in children. Anesth 97: 359-366, 2002.

 

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