Measuring patient reported outcomes of acupuncture treatment on pain patients' health status.
Measuring patient reported outcomes of acupuncture treatment on pain patients' health status. Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2017 Aug;28:192-199 Authors: Vernooij M, Marcelissen F Abstract OBJECTIVES: The primary aim of this observational multicenter case series study was to assess patient reported outcome measures of health status following routine acupuncture treatment. DESIGN: Via the patient reported 'MYMOP2-online' questionnaire 110 pain patients reported three times (baseline, after four weeks, after sixteen weeks) whether changes in health status occurred following un-standardized routine acupuncture treatment. RESULTS: ANOVA for repeated measures showed that primary pain (-38.8%), secondary pain (-38.4%), limitation to daily functioning (-33.2%), subjective well-being (24.2%), and health status (34.0%) significantly improved between zero and four weeks (p