November 3-5, 1997
This statement will be published as: Acupuncture. NIH Consens Statement 1997 November 3 - 5 ;15(5): in press. For making bibliographic reference to consensus statement no. 107 in the electronic form displayed here, it is recommended that the following format be used: NIH Consens Statement Online 1997 November 3 - 5 [cited year, month, day]; 15(5): in press.
NIH Consensus Statements are prepared by a nonadvocate, non-Federal panel of experts, based on (1) presentations by investigators working in areas relevant to the consensus questions during a 2-day public session; (2) questions and statements from conference attendees during open discussion periods that are part of the public session; and (3) closed deliberations by the panel during the remainder of the second day and morning of the third. This statement is an independent report of the consensus panel and is not a policy statement of the NIH or the Federal Government.