Chapter 6 Diagnosis from Kohn

Chapter 6 Diagnosis from Kohn - Kohn VI. Diagnosis Symptom...

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Kohn VI. Diagnosis Symptom ( zheng h ): concrete manifested imbalance Initial signs of illness felt by patient Specific symptoms detected by doctor “Syndrome” constituting the illness
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Syndrome Differentiation Underlying pattern of disharmony Synchronicity (same moment); not cause Overlapping subjective & objective realities Biomed names disease Focus on same symptom over time
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Methods: 1. Looking Spirit ( shen ) overall impression Colors or aura of skin Body type Tongue (p.66) corresponding Organ Net Spirit ( shen) Coating or “moss” Shapes and Cracks Colors
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Methods 2-4 Asking (topics on p. 67) Listening & Smelling; Relate to 5 Phases Touching Abdomen palpated “Pulse” (Kuriyama) How differs from pulse taking in West? felt & conceived differently
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“Pulse” or “Palpating the mo Mo or mai ( o ) branching streams flow
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course HST 201 taught by Professor Tillman during the Spring '08 term at ASU.

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