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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2015, Article ID 214846, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/214846
Research Article

Efficacy and Safety of Sanfu Herbal Patch at Acupoints for Persistent Allergic Rhinitis: Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

1Key Unit of Methodology in Clinical Research, Guangdong Provincial Hospital of Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou 510120, China
2Department of Dermatology, Guangdong Provincial Hospital of Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou 510120, China
3Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Clinical Research on Traditional Chinese Medicine Syndrome, Guangzhou 510120, China
4Department of Public Health Sciences (Global Health/IHCAR), Karolinska Institutet, 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
5Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Guangdong Provincial Hospital of Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou 510120, China
6Department of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Guangdong Provincial Hospital of Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou 510120, China
7Department of Nephropathy, Guangdong Provincial Hospital of Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou 510120, China
8National Centre for Design Measurement and Evaluation in Clinical Research, Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou 510405, China

Received 20 May 2015; Accepted 14 July 2015

Academic Editor: Helmut Hugel

Copyright © 2015 Xiankun Chen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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