Acupuncture for Acute Intracerebral Haemorrhage Trial


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Patients with CT confirmed intracerebral hemorrhage; blood pressures stable; if recurrent stroke, patient should not be functionally disabled before the present event; only patients with functional impairment at randomization.

Exclusion Criteria

(a) No paralysis; (b) dependent in ADL before the present event; (c) inability to finish a basic treatment course; (d) infection near acupoints; (e) severe complications, such as renal failure; (f) severely impaired consciousness, such as coma; (g) problems with follow up because patient lives too far away and would not be able to make a phone call.