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what are the 5 elements?
fire
water
earth
wood
metal
which isn't an element
water
earth
fire
wood
metal
air
air
_____is a common side effect of cancer treatment
xerostomia
xerostomia is common side effect of
cancer treatment
T or F
pregnancy is a relative contraindication for acupuncture
T
Pregnancy is a _______ -______for acupuncture
relative contraindication
result of the study
acupuncture treatment is____as in treatment both _____ and _____
the same
objective and subjectively
Results of a study
acupuncture helps women undergoing _______, therefore, helps them______
in vitro fertility tx
get pregnant
what is qi?
life force/energy
what is life force/energy =?
gi
what are the meridians named after?
vital organs (ie stomach/lower intestine_
vital organs (like SI or stomach) are the basis for naming...
meridians
inject technitian along acupuncture points, it flows....
along the meridian
what does it mean that pregnancy is relatively contraindicated?
can do it but not in certain spots
what works better for TMD: acupuncture or occlusal splints?
both
what was concluded regarding acupuncture and TMD/
works as good as occlusal splint, both better than nothing
hard to have a sham study because...
a needle anywhere will help somewhat
hard to have a _____because a needle anywhere will help somewhat
sham study
hard to ______because accupuncture is essentially _____, meaning you cant _____
standardize studies
non-standardized
can't westernize/standardize acupuncture
what are tight ropy bands which pressure causes pain, and can refer pain?
trigger points
tonify a needle using 4 ways
herb
heat
electircal
twist needle
herb
heat
electircal
twist needle
4 ways to do...
tonify a needle