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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Melchart, D; Linde, K; Streng, A; Reitmayr, S; Hoppe, A; Brinkhaus, B; Becker-Witt, C; Wagenpfeil, S; Pfaffenrath, V; Hammes, M; Willich, SN; Weidenhammer, W 
Title:
Acupuncture Randomized Trials (ART) in patients with migraine or tension-type headache--design and protocols. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: We report the design and essentials of the protocols of two Acupuncture Randomized Trials (ART) investigating whether acupuncture is more efficacious than no treatment and minimal acupuncture in the interval treatment of migraine and tension-type headache. DESIGN: Randomized controlled multicenter trials with three treatment arms and a total observation period of 28 weeks. SETTING: 30 practitioners and outpatient units in Germany specialized in acupuncture treatment. PA...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Forsch Komplementarmed Klass Naturheilkd 
Year:
2003 
Journal volume:
10 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
179-84 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1424-7364 
TUM Institution:
r Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie; Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik