Intervention Review

Acupuncture for Bell's palsy

  1. Ning Chen1,
  2. Muke Zhou1,
  3. Li He1,*,
  4. Dong Zhou1,
  5. N Li2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Neuromuscular Disease Group

Published Online: 4 AUG 2010

Assessed as up-to-date: 23 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002914.pub5

How to Cite

Chen N, Zhou M, He L, Zhou D, Li N. Acupuncture for Bell's palsy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD002914. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002914.pub5.

Author Information

  1. 1

    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Department of Neurology, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

  2. 2

    West China Hospital, Department of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Sichuan, China

*Li He, Department of Neurology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Wai Nan Guo Xue Xiang #37, Chengdu, Sichuan, 610041, China.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 4 AUG 2010


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