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Exploration of fire needling therapy on coronavirus disease 2019
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Pages: 693-696
Year: Issue:  7
Journal: Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion

Keyword:  coronavirus disease 2019(COVID-19)fire needling therapyprevention program;
Abstract: Combined with previous clinical experience in anti-epidemic and acupuncture, the prevention program of fire needling therapy for coronavirus disease 2019(COVID-19) was drawn out. Fire needling therapy has the effects of clearing heat, removing dampness, replenishing for the deficiency, removing stasis and detoxifying, which is mainly aimed at preventing populations, light and common types cases, and cases in the recovery period. Acupoints of governor vessel, lung meridian,bladder meridian and stomach meridian are mainly used in this program. For the special groups, such as children, elderly and weak, and pregnant women, Shenzhu(GV 12), Danshu(BL 19), Geshu(BL 17), Zhigou(TE 6), etc. are added. It is hoped that fire needling therapy will be applied in the community and square cabin hospitals as an effective supplement to anti-epidemic of traditional Chinese medicine(TCM).
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