The need for traditional Chinese medicine morbidity research

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dc.contributor.author Meier, PC
dc.contributor.author Rogers, C
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-21T03:53:37Z
dc.date.issued 2007-12
dc.identifier.citation Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 2007, 15 (4), pp. 284 - 288
dc.identifier.issn 0965-2299
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/5887
dc.description.abstract Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has long justified its practice on empirical phenomenology. Questions remain, however, as to the legitimacy of this approach and its relevance to TCM practice and educational developments in the 21st century. General medical practice (GMP) has used practice-based data collected over the past 25 years to develop relevant medical curriculum and enhance patient care. As TCM becomes ever more incorporated into Western educational and health systems, it too must concern itself with providing a solid evidence base to be used in enhancing patient care and educational curriculum. Computer generated data related to patient problems or problem complexes abstracted from TCM clinical records can provide the basis for practitioner development and the enhancement of training programs that will lead to improvements in patient care. Such locally valid and representative data can also be used to inform research programs, public policy and evidence-based commissioning. The key to developing such systems is standardising TCM terminology and data collection protocols. © 2006 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
dc.language eng
dc.relation.hasversion Accepted manuscript version en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1016/j.ctim.2006.06.006
dc.title The need for traditional Chinese medicine morbidity research
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Complementary Therapies in Medicine
dc.journal.volume 4
dc.journal.volume 15
dc.journal.number 4 en_US
dc.publocation Edinburgh, UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 284 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 288 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Faculty of Science en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 110404 Traditional Chinese Medicine and Treatments
dc.personcode 014212
dc.personcode 960494
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Traditional Chinese Medicine and Treatments en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.location.activity ISI:000252349800008 en_US
dc.description.keywords Clinical audit
dc.description.keywords Morbidity databases
dc.description.keywords Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM)
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science/School of Medical and Molecular Sciences
utslib.copyright.status Open Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:23:47.074767+10
pubs.consider-herdc true
utslib.collection.history General (ID: 2)


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