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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Linde, K; Weidenhammer, W; Streng, A; Hoppe, A; Melchart, D 
Title:
Acupuncture for osteoarthritic pain: an observational study in routine care. 
Abstract:
OBJECTIVE: To investigate characteristics and outcomes of patients undergoing acupuncture treatment for osteoarthritic pain under conditions of routine care in the framework of statutory health insurance in Germany. METHODS: Patients with chronic pain due to osteoarthritis (ICD-10 diagnoses M15 to M19) treated with acupuncture as the leading form of therapy were included in an observational study. Detailed questionnaires including instruments to measure pain intensity (numerical rating scales fr...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Rheumatology (Oxford) 
Year:
2006 
Journal volume:
45 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
222-7 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1462-0324 
TUM Institution:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik