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Raith W.
Auricular Medicine in Neonatal Care
Medical Acupuncture. 2018; 30(3): 138-140. [OPEN ACCESS]
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Raith Wolfgang
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Abstract:
This article explores the possibilities of applying ear acupuncture to newborn infants. In addition to the use of needle acupuncture, there are also noninvasive applications that are preferred for patients in this particular age group. Based on the limited literature, ear acupuncture could be an effective nonpharmacologic approach for the treatment of pain in newborn infants and for addressing symptoms of neonatal abstinence syndrome. However, studies on safety, side-effects, and other indications are still lacking.

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