Research Article

Auricular Acupressure for Managing Postoperative Pain and Knee Motion in Patients with Total Knee Replacement: A Randomized Sham Control Study

Table 3

Generalized estimated equation model of the effects of auricular acupressure on pain medication use.

Standard errorsWald chi-squaredP value

Group (sham control versus acupressure)8.382.739.42.002
Baseline versus Posttest 1−23.322.00135.47<.001
Posttest 1 versus Posttest 2−18.421.64126.25<.001
Posttest 2 versus Posttest 3−7.981.4331.27<.001
Pain score (VAS).