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J Tradit Chin Med. 2005 Jun;25(2):85-9.

Effect of blood-letting puncture at twelve well-points of hand on consciousness and heart rate in patients with apoplexy.

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Tianjin College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin 300193, China.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

To observe the effect of blood-letting puncture at Twelve Well-Points of Hand on consciousness and heart rate in patients with early apoplexy.

METHOD:

Under observation were patients with disturbance of consciousness within 3 days after the apoplectic seizure. The patients were divided into a large injury team, a moderate injury team and a mild injury team. Each team was again randomly divided into a puncture group and a control group, with routine treatment in both groups but blood-letting puncture only in the puncture group. Quantitative changes in consciousness, blood pressure and heart rate of the patients were observed.

RESULT:

Blood-letting puncture at Twelve Well-Points of Hand can improve the consciousness and raise the systolic pressure in patients of the mild injury team, and accelerate the heart rate in all the patients in the puncture group.

CONCLUSION:

Blood-letting puncture at Twelve Well-Points of Hand can improve the consciousness of patients with brain injury in small area.

PMID:
16136931
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