Intranasal acupuncture 2023

Inspired by Liu et al 2023.[1] Figure 1 from Liu et al 2023.[1] INA – intranasal acupuncturePAR – persistent allergic rhinitisWM – western medicine (in this case – nasal steroid and antihistamine)VAS – visual analogue scaleRQLQ – rhinoconjunctivitis quality of life questionnaire key to acroyms I first came across INA when a consultant ENT surgeon (a … Continue reading Intranasal acupuncture 2023

Acupuncture for SAR 2022

Inspired by Gellrich et al 2022.[1] Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com SAR – Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis (aka hay fever)aka – also known asAR – allergic rhinitisRCT – randomised controlled trialMA – manual acupunctureARC – Acupuncture in Routine Care (acronym for a set of pragmatic trials within theModellvorhaben Akupunktur)ICER – incremental cost-effectiveness ratioQALY – quality adjusted … Continue reading Acupuncture for SAR 2022