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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2015, Article ID 161439, 8 pages
Clinical Study

Acupuncture for Vascular Dementia: A Pragmatic Randomized Clinical Trial

1Acupuncture and Moxibustion Department, Beijing Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine Affiliated to Capital Medical University, 23 Meishuguanhou Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100010, China
2Acupuncture and Moxibustion Research Institute, The First Hospital Affiliated to Tianjin College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 314 West Anshan Avenue, Tianjin 300193, China

Received 19 August 2014; Revised 1 September 2014; Accepted 26 September 2014

Academic Editor: Zhaohui Liang

Copyright © 2015 Guang-Xia Shi 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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