Effects of SP6 Acupuncture Point Stimulation on Labor Pain and Duration of Labor


YEŞİLÇİÇEK ÇALIK K., Komurcu N.

IRANIAN RED CRESCENT MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.16, no.10, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5812/ircmj.16461
  • Journal Name: IRANIAN RED CRESCENT MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Keywords: Acupressure, Acupuncture point, Labor, Labor Pain, Randomized Clinical Trial, ACUPRESSURE, ELECTROACUPUNCTURE, COMPLEMENTARY, WOMEN

Abstract

Background: Acupressure has been used frequently to improve labor, manage labor pain, and shorten delivery time. However, there has been little research-based evidence to support the positive effects of acupressure in the obstetric area and obstetric nursing.