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Study on Acupoint Intervention Methods and Regularity of Acupoint Selection and Prescription for Treatment of Postpartum Urinary RetentionCN

CHEN Biwei;CHEN Shaozong;Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine;

Abstract:Objective :To study the acupoint intervention methods and the regularity of acupoint selection and prescription for treating postpartum urinary retention. Methods:The clinical literature for treating postpartum urinary retention by acupoint stimulation that published on the periodicals publicly were searched on China National Knowledge Infrastructure(CNKI),Wanfang Data and VIP Data(from Jan.1999 to Jun. 2019) by using methods of bibliometrics. The acupoint intervention methods and the regularity of acupoint selection and prescription were analyzed statistically. Results :Acupoint injection was the main intervention method,which accounted for 53.45% of the literature,followed by moxibustion and acupoint mas sage. Sanyinjiao(SP6,42.78%) was the most frequently used acupoint,followed by Zusanli(ST36),Zhongji(RN3) and Guanyuan(RN4). Among the prescriptions for the treatment of postpartum urinary retention by acupuncture and moxibustion( including simple acupuncture, electro-acupuncture, fire needle, pyonex, warming acupuncture,combination therapies mainly with acupuncture and various moxibustion methods),Guanyuan and Zhongji had the highest frequency of occurrence with supporting degree of 79. 55 % in the compatibility of double acupoints,and Sanyinjiao,Guanyuan and Zhongji had the highest frequency of using with supporting degree of 40.19% in the compatibility of triple acupoints. Among the prescriptions for the treatment of postpartum urinary retention by other ways(including acupoint injection,acupoint application,acupoint thread-embedding,acupoint massage and acupoint pressing),the group of Guanyuan,Sanyinjiao and Zhongji also had the highest supporting degree with 8.33%. Conclusions:Acupoint injection and other comfortable methods are the main intervention methods for the treatment of postpartum urinary retention. Most of the acupoints are located in the spleen meridian and stomach meridian of lower limbs and most of the prescriptions have 1 ~3 acupoints.
  • DOI:

    10.16294/j.cnki.1007-659x.2020.04.005

  • Series:

    (E) Medicine & Public Health

  • Subject:

    Traditional Chinese Medicine

  • Classification Code:

    R271.43

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