Guidelines on Basic Training and Safety in Acupuncture
(1999; 35 pages) [French] [Spanish] View the PDF document
Table of Contents
View the documentAcknowledgements
Open this folder and view contentsIntroduction
Open this folder and view contentsSection I: Basic training in acupuncture
Close this folderSection II: Safety in acupuncture
Open this folder and view contents1. Prevention of infection
Open this folder and view contents2. Contraindications
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View the document4. Electrical stimulation and laser therapy
Close this folder5. Injury to important organs
View the document5.1 Areas not to be punctured
View the document5.2 Precautions to be taken
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View the documentAnnex I: List of participants
 

5.1 Areas not to be punctured

Certain areas should not be punctured, for example: the fontanelle in babies, the external genitalia, nipples, the umbilicus and the eyeball.

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