Acustimulation | definition of acustimulation by Medical dictionary
acustimulation (ak″yŭ-stim″yŭ-lā′shŏn) [Fr. acu(puncture) + stimulation]
The application of electrical energy (typically 4–4.5 V at 0.28 mA) to acupuncture points, sometimes using wrist bands, commonly to control nausea, vomiting, or pain.
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One study of acustimulation
did, however, report some improvement over three weeks.
The efficacy of acupressure and acustimulation
wrist bands for the relief of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.
Successful Nausea Suppression in Early Pregnancy with P-6 Acustimulation