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The Reasons for Using Acupuncture for Pain Relief

Roghyeh Sadeghi 1 , Mohamad Ali Heidarnia 2 , * , Mansoure Zagheri Tafreshi 3 , Maryam Rassouli 4 and Hamid Soori 5
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1 International Branch, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Community Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Department of Management, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
5 Safety Promotion and Injury Prevention Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: September 2014, 16 (9); e15435
  • Published Online: September 5, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: October 15, 2013
  • Revised: November 27, 2013
  • Accepted: January 22, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.15435

To Cite: Sadeghi R, Heidarnia M A, Zagheri Tafreshi M, Rassouli M, Soori H. et al. The Reasons for Using Acupuncture for Pain Relief, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2014 ;16(9):e15435. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.15435.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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