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Acupuncture Therapy
MeSH HeadingAcupuncture Therapy
Tree NumberE02.190.044
Annotationdo not confuse with ACUPUNCTURE, the specialty; ACUPUNCTURE, EAR is also available; Oriental taking of pulses = PULSE + appropriate acupuncture or Oriental medicine terms
Scope NoteTreatment of disease by inserting needles along specific pathways or meridians. The placement varies with the disease being treated. It is sometimes used in conjunction with heat, moxibustion, acupressure, or electric stimulation.
Entry TermTherapy, Acupuncture
See AlsoAcupuncture
See AlsoMedicine, Chinese Traditional
Allowable QualifiersAE CL CT EC ES HI IS MO MT NU PX SN ST TD UT VE
Entry VersionACUPUNCTURE THER
Previous Indexing Acupuncture (1966-1989)
History Note1990
Date of Entry19890407
Unique IDD015670


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Therapeutics [E02]
   Complementary Therapies [E02.190]
Acupuncture Therapy [E02.190.044]
Acupuncture Analgesia [E02.190.044.105]
Acupuncture, Ear [E02.190.044.133]
Electroacupuncture [E02.190.044.244]
Meridians [E02.190.044.555]  +
Moxibustion [E02.190.044.588]
Anthroposophy [E02.190.088]
Auriculotherapy [E02.190.204]  +
Holistic Health [E02.190.321]
Homeopathy [E02.190.388]
Horticultural Therapy [E02.190.438]
Medicine, Traditional [E02.190.488]  +
Mesotherapy [E02.190.506]
Mind-Body Therapies [E02.190.525]  +
Musculoskeletal Manipulations [E02.190.599]  +
Naturopathy [E02.190.655]
Organotherapy [E02.190.701]  +
Phytotherapy [E02.190.755]  +
Reflexotherapy [E02.190.799]
Rejuvenation [E02.190.822]
Sensory Art Therapies [E02.190.888]  +
Speleotherapy [E02.190.894]
Spiritual Therapies [E02.190.901]  +

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