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from Medical Acupuncture
Volume 32, Number 2, April 2020

Publication date: April 1, 2020
Expiration date: April 30, 2021

“The Effect of Cathode Direct Current Electric Acupuncture Stimulus to the Proximal Anterior Part of the Lower Limbs on Heart Rate and Lumbar Blood Flow”
Kiyoshi Tamai, Kenji Imai, and Tatsuya Hisajima

Article learning objectives:
After studying this article, participants should be able to recognize some important elements of research on electroacupuncture; discuss some of the research evidence on the physiologic effects of acupuncture on tissue blood flow; and evaluate and criticize electro acupuncture research with an understanding of the role that polarity of charge may contribute to the physiologic effects of this therapy.

Disclosure Information:
Authors have nothing to disclose.
Richard C. Niemtzow, MD, PhD, MPH, Editor-in-Chief, has nothing to disclose.

Accreditation: The American Academy of Medical Acupuncture is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).

The AAMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

To review the material for this CME course, please read the article in the February issue of the Medical Acupuncture journal. The link below will take you to the current issue of Medical Acupuncture on our publisher’s website if you have not already read the article or wish to refer back to it.