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http://apps.who.int/medicinedocs/pdf/s4926e/s4926e.pdf


2.   Karner M, Brazkiewicz F, Remppis A, Fischer J, Gerlach O, Stremmel W, Subramanian SV, Greten HJ. (2013). Objectifying specific and nonspecific effects of acupuncture: a double-blinded randomised trial in osteoarthritis of the knee. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2013; 2013: 427265. Published online 2013 January 10.

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