Deutsche Zeitschrift für Akupunktur

, Volume 62, Issue 4, pp 243–244 | Cite as

Ohrakupunktur bei chronischem Rückenschmerz

  • Petra KloseEmail author
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Moura CC, Chaves ECL, Cardoso ACLR, Nogueira DA, Azevedo C, Chianca TCM (2019) Auricular acupuncture for chronic back pain in adults: a systematic review and metanalysis. Rev Esc Enferm USP 53:e03461.


To investigate randomized clinical trials on the action of auricular acupuncture for chronic back pain in adults, and to identify the most commonly used outcomes for assessing this condition, the protocol used for applying the intervention, and the efficacy of the therapy on pain intensity.


A systematic review and a metanalysis were carried out between June 2017 and May 2018, based on the PubMed, CINAHL, PEDro, Embase, Scopus, and the Virtual Health Library databases. Reference lists of systematic reviews were also explored.


427 studies were located, 15 included in the qualitative analysis, and seven in the quantitative analysis. Auricular acupuncture led to positive results in 80 % of the...

Auricular acupuncture for chronic back pain



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Klinik für Naturheilkunde und Integrative MedizinKEM/Evang. Kliniken Essen-MitteEssenDeutschland
  2. 2.Lehrstuhl für Naturheilkunde, Medizinische FakultätUniversität Duisburg-EssenEssenDeutschland

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