Summary of Clinical Trial & Systematic Review

Summary of Clinical Trial & Systematic Review

Using PubMed, use two research papers – one describing an acupuncture clinical trial and the other an acupuncture systematic review, on the same topic. Write a summary from reading both (not more than two pages, double spaced 12 point), including how you could apply this to a patient in an acupuncture practice. (research papers will be provided to you) Grading Criteria: Format: All citations conform to APA format, Reference page conforms to APA format, all writing is at a doctoral level, and the paper has been proofread for errors and typos. (25%) Summary of Clinical Trial: All pertinent details of the study were reported, including the population being studies, the number of subjects, the intervention, the type of control, and the results. (25%) Summary of Review: All pertinent details of the study were reported, including the number of studies found, the number of studies included, the most common types of bias in the studies, and the results. (25%) Application: The paper included a thoughtful discussion of the application of the information to the practice of Chinese medicine. (25%)