Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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Pain Management Using Acupuncture Method in Migraine Headache Patients; A Single Blinded Randomized Clinical Trial

Shervin Farahmand 1 , Sara Shafazand 1 , Ehsan Alinia 2 , Shahram Bagheri-Hariri 1 , * and Alireza Baratloo 3 , **
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1 Department of Emergency Medicine, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 School of Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Department of Emergency Medicine, Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine: December 2018, 8 (6); e81688
  • Published Online: October 20, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: July 3, 2018
  • Revised: September 30, 2018
  • Accepted: October 6, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/aapm.81688

To Cite: Farahmand S, Shafazand S , Alinia E, Bagheri-Hariri S, Baratloo A. Pain Management Using Acupuncture Method in Migraine Headache Patients; A Single Blinded Randomized Clinical Trial, Anesth Pain Med. 2018 ; 8(6):e81688. doi: 10.5812/aapm.81688.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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