(1991; 36 pages)
4.2 Further standardization of nomenclature
WHO should take steps to ensure the further standardization of acupuncture nomenclature. Nomenclature proposals have already been made with respect to 43 auricular points of proven therapeutic value, the location of which is generally accepted. The standardization of nomenclature for auricular acupuncture should now be completed. In addition, efforts should be pursued to standardize the basic technical terms used in acupuncture.