It says, "The first acupuncture anesthesia for surgery' in this country was performed in Chicago last April, and many doctors, hospitals and the National Institutes of Health have begun experimental studies of acupuncture.
There was also an interesting small piece in the same newspaper that mentioned the First Lady's interest in seeing a live demonstration of acupuncture anesthesia. (36) This curiosity toward acupuncture may well explain Dr.
Dr.Wu's most impressive contribution to research was a project using acupuncture anesthesia in healthy patients undergoing normal labor and delivery, which she did for Dr.
It covers animal evaluation and preparation, preanesthetic and perioperative medications, local anesthesia in various animals, injectable drugs, inhalants, neuromuscular drugs, intubation equipment, anesthetic machines and breathing systems, ventilation and mechanical assist devices, acid-base balance and blood gases, temperature regulation, acupuncture anesthesia
, procedures and techniques in specific animals (dogs, cats, horses, ruminants, pigs, and exotic animals), anesthesia for cesarean section, respiratory and cardiovascular emergencies, and euthanasia.
Acupuncture is an important treatment approach in the Chinese traditional medicine, and acupuncture anesthesia has long been critically acclaimed by medical researchers [5-13].
Luo, "Clinical case report: breast lumpectomy with acupuncture anesthesia," Clinical Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, vol.
Most surgery in China is done with acupuncture anesthesia
to minimize risks during and after surgical procedures.
for open heart surgery: a report of 800 cases.
The first type of acupuncture to have a large-scale impact in the West is acupuncture anesthesia. This technique was developed in the 1950s by the Chinese army for use in emergency surgery on the battlefield.25 The widespread attention in the West to this type of acupuncture led to the idea that acupuncture is primarily effective for pain relief.
Acupuncture anesthesia is not a true anesthesia, but analgesia, that can be combined with sedative and muscle-relaxing drugs.
Chen, J.Y.P., "Acupuncture Anesthesia in the People's Republic of China." John E.
scientists visited then-closed mainland China to observe the surgical removal, under acupuncture anesthesia
, of a woman's ovarian cyst.