Additional Resources Books

Filshie J, White A. Medical Acupuncture A Western Scientific Approach. Edinburgh:

Churchill Livingstone, 1998. Freeman L. Mosby's Complementary and Alternative Medicine: A Research-Based

Approach. St. Louis: Mosby, 2001, pp. 333-369. Hsu DT, Cheng RL. Acupuncture. In: Weintraub MI, Micozzi MS, eds. Alternative and Complementary Treatments in Neurologic Illness. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 2001, pp. 11-26. Lin Y-C. Acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine. In: Oken BS, ed. Complementary Therapies in Neurology. London: Parthenon Publishing, 2004, pp. 113-125.

Navarra T. The Encyclopedia of Complementary and Alternative Medicine. New York:

Checkmark Books. 2005, pp. 2-5. Nielsen A, Hammerschlag R. Acupuncture and East Asian medicine. In: Kligler B, Lee R, eds. Integrative Medicine: Principles for Practice. New York: McGraw Hill, 2004, pp. 177-217.

Journal Articles

Borchers AT, Hackman RM, Keen CL, et al. Complementary medicine: A review of immunomodulatory effects of Chinese herbal medicines. Am J Clin Nutrition 1997;66:1303-1312.

Chan TYK, Critchley JAJH. Usage and adverse effects of Chinese herbal medicines. Human Exp Toxicol 1996;15:5-12.

Ho LJ, Lai JH. Chinese herbs as immunomodulators and potential disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs in autoimmune disorders. Curr Drug Metab 2004;5:181-192.

Lai JH. Immunomodulatory effects and mechanisms of plant alkaloid tetrandrine in autoimmune diseases. Acta Pharmacol Sin 2002;23:2093-1101.

Miller RE. An investigation into the management of the spasticity experienced by some patients with multiple sclerosis using acupuncture based on traditional Chinese medicine. Compl Ther Med 1996;4:58-62.

NIH Consensus Development Panel on Acupuncture. JAMA 1998;280:1518-1524.

Rabinstein AA, Shulman LM. Acupuncture in clinical neurology. Neurologist 2003;9:137-148.

Xi L, Zhiwen L, Huayan W, et al. Preventing relapse in multiple sclerosis with Chinese medicine. J Chin Med 2001;66:39-40.

Zhang L-H, Huang Y, Wang L-W, et al. Several compounds from Chinese traditional and herbal medicine as immunomodulators. Phytother Res 1995;9:315-322.

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