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Acupuncture: An Evidence-Based Assessment

Richard Hammerschlag

Richard Hammerschlag, Ph.D., Dean of Research at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine

Credits: This lecture is part of an archive. Please note that CME/CEU credit is no longer available for this lecture.

Cost: Free

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the history of acupuncture
  • Compare the differences between western medicine and Chinese medicine
  • Identify how acupuncture research is conducted
  • Describe research on the efficacy of acupuncture and the mechanisms underlying itsvarious uses

View Lecture

This lecture has been broken into five chapters and may be viewed by clicking on the links provided, beginning with Introduction to Acupuncture: an Evidence-Based Assessment.