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Venesection is a non-scientific common name that may refer to a number of plant species and varieties.


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Historical Use of Venesection

Venesection in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Historical Use of Venesection in Western Medicine

Quote Paraph: "applies venesection, clysters, ointments, cupping, in order to rouse the patient."
Sec Auth: Temkin O
Title: The Falling Sickness. Second Edition, Revised, Softshell Books edition, 1994
Page: 69
Source: The Falling Sickness, Second Edition, Revised, Softshell Books edition, 1994,Owsei Temkin
Complete: Temkin O. The falling sickness: a history of epilepsy from the Greeks to the beginnings of modern neurology. London: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2 Revised Edition, (Softshell Books) ; 1994. p. 69.
Primary Source: Adams' translation of Aretaeus (50), pp. 399-400


Synonymns for Venesection

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Venesection

Pharmaceutical Information

Chemical Constituents

Evidence or the Use of Venesection in the Treatment of Epilepesy

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Animal Studies

Cohort, Case-Control and Non-Randomized Trials

Randomized Controlled Trials


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Fatemeh Eghbalian, Hoorieh Mohammadi Kenari, Gholamreza Kordafshari, Mehrdad Karimi, Akramosadat Atyabi, Laila Shirbeigi
The Role of Phlebotomy (Fasd) and Cupping in the Treatment of Epilepsy from Perspective of Persian Medicine.
Iran J Public Health: 2019, 48(7);1392-1394
[PubMed:31497568] [] (P p)

Zarazuela Zolkipli-Cunningham, Rui Xiao, Amy Stoddart, Elizabeth M McCormick, Amy Holberts, Natalie Burrill, Shana McCormack, Lauren Williams, Xiaoyan Wang, John L P Thompson, Marni J Falk
Mitochondrial disease patient motivations and barriers to participate in clinical trials.
PLoS One: 2018, 13(5);e0197513
[PubMed:29771953] [] [DOI] (I e)

Justin R Schlanser, George W Bohart, Deborah W Paperd, Cynthia Wagner, Mark Marquardt, Tara M Harrison
Technique for venipuncture of the transverse facial vein in the black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis).
Zoo Biol: 2016, 35(6);570-573
[PubMed:27569067] [] [DOI] (I p)

Pu-Wei Hou, Hsin-Cheng Hsu, Yi-Wen Lin, Nou-Ying Tang, Chin-Yi Cheng, Ching-Liang Hsieh
The History, Mechanism, and Clinical Application of Auricular Therapy in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Evid Based Complement Alternat Med: 2015, 2015;495684
[PubMed:26823672] [] [DOI] (P p)



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