TCM(traditional Chinese medicine) Treatment Guide in China


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The textbook's outline as below:

Lesson 1

Traditional Chinese Medicine:History and Development

1.   What is traditional Chinese medicine?

2.   How much do you know about the history and

     development of traditional Chinese medicine?

3. What has happened to traditional Chinese      medicine since 1949?

Lesson 2

The basic Characteristics of TCM Theoretical System

1.   Do you know what the chareacteristics of TCM are?

2.   How do you understand the relationship between man and nature?

3.   Why is that TCM believes the human body is an organic whole?

A Comparison between Chinese and Western Medicine

Lesson 3   The Theory of Yin and Yang

1.   Where do the concepts of "yin” and "yang"orginate   from?

2.   How do you understand "yin"and "yang"?

3.   How do you understand the theory of yin and yang?

Lesson 4   The Theory of Five Elements

1.   Have you ever heard of the five elements?

2.   Can you imagine how medicine is associated with the five elements?

3.   How was the theory of five elements established?

Lesson 5   The Theory of Visceral Manifestation

1.   Is an extraordinary fu-organ a kind of

fu-organ or zang-organ?

2.   What is the difference between fullness and solidity?3.Please define the core concept of the heart,liver,spleen,lung and kidney respectively in the theory of visceral manifestation and in modern

human anatomy.

Lesson 6   The Five Zang-Organs

1.   How are the five zang-organs named?

2.   What is the main function of the five zang-organs?

3.   What are the relationships among the five


Lesson 7   The Six Fu-Organs

1.   What are the six

    fu-organs and their common function?

2.   What are the extraordinary fu-organs and why they are so called?

3.   Do you know what the seven important portals are in TCM?

Lesson 8   Qi,Blood and Body Fluid

1.   How to define qi,blood and body fluid?

2.   What are the physiological functions of qi,blood and body fluid?

3.   How to understand innate qi and acquired qi?

Lesson 9

Relationships among Qi,Blood and Body Fluid

1.   What are the relationship among qi,blood and body fluid?

2.   How are qi and blood related to each other?

3.   What is the main influence of qi on body fluid?

Lesson10   The Meridian System

1.   What is "medridian system”?

2.   Why such symptoms as "cough"and "asthma"can be

observed in the meridian disorder of both the lung and kidney?

3.   When the patient suffers from epistaxis,what kind of meridian disorder she/he

might have?

Lesson11    Etiology

1.   Do you have any idea about etiology?

2.   According to Zhang Zhongjing,there are three kinds of pathogenic factors.What are they?

3.   Do you know when the six climatic changes will turn into pathogenic factors?

Lesson12   Pathogenesis

1.   Do you know what pathogenesis is?

2.   Can you imagine what will happen as result of the struggle between healthy qi and pathogenic factors?

3.   Do you know anything about disharmony between yin and yang?

Lesson13   The Four Diagnostic Methods

1.   What are the four diagnostic methods?

2.   How to examine a patient by inspecting his or her complexion?

3.   How many kinds of pulse ae commonly encountered?

Lesson14   Pulse Theory

1.   What is pulse theory about?

2.   How to take pulse in diagnosing diseases?

3.   Do you know any classics on pulse examination?

Lesson15   Eight Principles

1.   Do you know anything about eight principles?

2.   Have you ever seen a TCM doctor diagnosing a patient?

3.   Do you know any of the diagnostic criteria in TCM?

Taiji:A Great Myth

Lesson16   Chinese Medicinal Herbs

1.   Do you know anything about Chinese materia medica?

2.   Is there any difference between Chinese medicine and

    Chinese Materia Medica?

3.   What is the difference between herbs and grasses?

Lesson18   Acupunctureand Moxibustion

1.   Which parts of the human body cannot be treated by

acupuncture and moxibustion?

2.   Do you know why Ashi acupoint was so named?

3.   Do you know any of the ways used by people in ancient times to name acupoints?

Lesson19   Essentials of Tuina Therapy

1.   Is the mechanism of tuina therapu clearly understood at present?

2.   How does a doctor usually perform rolling manipulation?

3.   What is the main feature of percussion manipulation?


Cold Fluid Retention in the Lung:A case Record

1.   Why some diseases can be cured by both TCM and Western medicine?

2.   Do you know what "cold fluid retention in the lung"is?

3.   What is secondary symptom?


A New Dawn for the Research of TCM:

Data-mining Technology

1.   Whatis data-mining?

2.   Why is data-mining important to TCM research?

3.   How can data-mining promote TCM research?