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63 Use of Auriculotherapy to Aid Symptom Control in Hospice Patients
  1. Lesley Bailey and
  2. Suzanne Ford-Dunn
  1. St Barnabas House, Worthing, West Sussex

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Auriculotherapy, a form of acupuncture used in traditional Chinese medicine, uses stimulation of active points (acupoints) in the ear that correspond to different parts of the body and internal organs. Stimulation of acupoints may activate energy channels (meridians) and bring about improvements in health for a wide range of disorders. Acupoints are identified using the Healthpoint device …

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