Respiratory disorders

  • Nadia Ellis
Part of the Therapy in Practice Series book series (TPS, volume 43)


Acupuncture has a great deal to offer in respiratory disorders. As yet there is not the body of research data available in the West to validate the effects of acupuncture on respiratory disorders. This is slowly being rectified (Jobst et al., 1986 and Fung et al., 1986). Personal experience in this area has proved very rewarding.


Respiratory Disorder Acupuncture Treatment Nicotine Withdrawal Nicotine Addiction Chinese Text 
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  1. Jobst, K., McPherson, K., Brown, V., Fletcher, H., Mole, P., Jin Hua Chen, Efthimiou, J., Maciocia, G., Shifron, K., and Lane, D. (1986) Controlled trial of acupuncture for disabling breathlessness. Lancet, Dec 20/27th.Google Scholar
  2. Kam Pui Fung, Olivia Kit Wun Chow, and Shun Yeung So (1986) Attenuation of exercise induced asthma by acupuncture. Lancet, Dec 20/27th.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nadia Ellis
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  1. 1.Stoke Mandeville HospitalAylesburyUK

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