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Economic Evaluation of Treating Herpes Zoster with Various Methods of Acupuncture and Moxibustion

Economic Evaluation of Treating Herpes Zoster with Various Methods of Acupuncture and Moxibustion
Author: Li XW, Yang YK, Xie XM,et al
Summary:
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the cost effect of surrounding acupuncture plus electric acupuncture, cotton-sheet moxibustion, puncturing with red-hot needles, tapping plus cupping on herpes zoster. METHODS: Five hundred patients with herpes zoster were randomly divided into group A (surrounding acupuncture plus electric acupuncture), group B (cotton-sheet moxibustion), group C (puncturing with red-hot needles), group D (tapping plus cupping), and group E (Western medicine). The treatment was carried out twice a day in group E and once a day in the other four groups. The curative effect was observed on the 10th day of treatment; the cost was calculated for the five therapies, and the cost-effect ratio (C/E) and increment ratio (△C/△E) were analyzed. RESULTS: After the 10-day treatment, there was no statistical difference (P>0.05) in the cur…

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