Clinical observation of 60 cases of treating cognitive disorder after cerebral injury in combination with scalp acupuncture and cognitive training


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Abstract

To observe the clinical effect of scalp acupuncture combined with cognitive training on cognitive disorder after cerebral injury.Around 60 cases of cerebral injury patients for hospitalization in rehabilitation department of Chongqing Three Gorges Central Hospital from July in 2015 to June in 2017 are divided into control group and treatment group of 30 cases for each at random. The control group received routine treatment and cognitive rehabilitation training for 12 weeks. The treatment group received conventional treatment, cognitive rehabilitation training, and scalp acupuncture. Acupuncture with a scalp acupuncture is provided for the treatment group besides adopting above conventional treatment and rehabilitation training method.Loewenstein Occupational Therapy Cognitive Assessment (LOTCA) score of both groups increases obviously after treatment compared with that before treatment, and there is difference (P < .01) through contrast. And LOTCA score of treatment group is higher than that of control group (P < .05) after treatment.Scalp acupuncture in combination with cognitive training can effectively improve cognitive disorder degree of patients with cerebral injury, and the effect is more significant compared with simple cognitive rehabilitation training, thus it is worth of research and application.

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