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Acupuncture for autistic spectrum disorder
Editorial Group: Cochrane Developmental, Psychosocial and Learning Problems Group
Published Online: 15 APR 2009
Copyright © 2009 The Cochrane Collaboration. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
How to Cite
Cheuk DKL, Wong V, Chen WX. Acupuncture for autistic spectrum disorder (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD007849. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007849.
- Publication Status: New
- Published Online: 15 APR 2009
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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:
The objectives of this systematic review are to determine the effectiveness and safety of acupuncture therapy in patients with autism spectrum disorder. We intend to assess whether acupuncture:
1. is effective in reducing social, communication and behavioural impairments;
2. can improve the quality of life and overall functioning;
3. is associated with any adverse effects.