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A survey of acupuncture treatments in general practice
  1. Peter Joseph, general practitioner
  1. Middlesex, UK peterjoseph2{at}


    This paper represents a retrospective survey of the effectiveness of acupuncture in an urban General Practice setting.

    Patients were treated within normal surgeries and records kept of treatments and outcomes. The paper reveals that when acupuncture is offered by a General Practitioner in the course of his normal working day, a significant number of patients can benefit without an excessive rise in workload.

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