Acupuncture Treatment of Geriatric Patients with Ischemic Stroke

Completed

Phase N/A Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Patients with a baseline Barthel Index of 10 to 75, thrombocyte count greater than 100,000/L, international normalization ratio of coagulation of less than 3.5, and the ability to cooperate and understand simple instructions.

Exclusion Criteria

Patients with delirium, a malignant disease, terminal illness, unstable blood pressure, hypoglycemia during the past 48 hours, unconsciousness, and/or pacemaker.