The Efficacy of Neiguan (P6 Point) Acupressure in Patients With Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02255071|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified June 2015 by China Medical University Hospital.
Recruitment status was: Active, not recruiting
First Posted : October 2, 2014
Last Update Posted : June 10, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease||Device: Acupressure wristband Device: Sham wristband||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||64 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||The Efficacy of Neiguan (P6 Point) Acupressure in Patients With Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)|
|Study Start Date :||June 2014|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||August 2015|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||December 2015|
Patients will band a acupressure wristband over Neiguan (P6 point) and acupressure for seven days.
Device: Acupressure wristband
A acupressure wristband over Neiguan (P6 point) and acupressure for seven days.
Sham Comparator: Sham-Acupressure
Patients will band a sham wristband over wrist but no acupressure for seven days.
Device: Sham wristband
A wristband over wrist but no acupressure for seven days.
- Reflux disease questionnaire(RDQ) [ Time Frame: 7 days ]RDQ to assess the severity of GERD for each patient over the past 7 days before study and after banding a wristband for 7days.
- World Health Organization Quality of Life Questionnaire Taiwan condensed version(WHOQOL-REF) [ Time Frame: 7 days ]WHOQOL-REF(Taiwan version) to assess the Quality of Life for each patient before study and after banding a wristband for 7days.
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|China Medical University Hospital|
|Taichung, Taiwan, 404|
|Principal Investigator:||Wei-Ti Hsu, MD||China Medical University Hospital|