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Intervention Review

Acupuncture for induction of labour

  1. Caroline A Smith1,*,
  2. Caroline A Crowther2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 26 JAN 2004

Assessed as up-to-date: 31 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002962.pub2


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Smith CA, Crowther CA. Acupuncture for induction of labour. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2004, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD002962. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002962.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Western Sydney, Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Penrith South DC, New South Wales, Australia

  2. 2

    The University of Adelaide, ARCH: Australian Research Centre for Health of Women and Babies, Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

*Caroline A Smith, Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC, New South Wales, 2751, Australia. caroline.smith@uws.edu.au.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 26 JAN 2004

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