Guidelines for Clinical Research on Acupuncture
(1995; 68 pages)
Table of Contents
View the documentForeword
Open this folder and view contents1. Introduction
Open this folder and view contents2. Glossary
Open this folder and view contents3. Goals and objectives of the guidelines
Close this folder4. General considerations
View the documentLegal considerations
View the documentEthical considerations
View the documentConsidering the character of acupuncture
View the documentClinical research
View the documentLaboratory studies
View the documentAnimal research
View the documentEducation
Open this folder and view contents5. Research methodology
View the document6. Using the guidelines
Open this folder and view contentsAnnexes
View the documentBibliography
View the documentSelected WHO publications of related interest
View the documentBack cover
 

Legal considerations

Governments should actively encourage research on acupuncture, particularly clinical evaluation, as well-designed research will provide reliable references regarding the validity of acupuncture practice.

Legislation on acupuncture and regulation of acupuncture practice can play an important role in assuring die quality of acupuncture service and administration of acupuncture practice.

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