The client with AIDS tells the nurse he has been using acupuncture to help with his pain. The nurse should question the client regarding this treatment because acupuncture uses:

 

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- Needles to stimulate certain points on the body to treat pain

- Pressure from the fingers and hands to stimulate the energy points in the body

- Oils and extracts from herbs

- Manipulation of the skeletal muscles to relieve stress and pain

Rationale

Acupuncture uses needles to stimulate certain points on the body to relieve pain

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