Unformatted text preview: two distinct ways of looking at the body and health, identify aspects that one medical system discerns that the other does not, due to its particular approach. 6. How are disease and healing conceptualized in traditional Chinese medicine? What does it mean to say a physician of traditional Chinese medicine engages in “pattern thinking” in diagnosing disease? 7. What factors (external, internal, neither external nor internal) are perceived as contributing to the onset of disease? 8. Describe the major modes of therapy available to the Chinese physician. What theory do all forms of therapy rely on to explain how they work? 9. What are the “Four Examinations”? Explain which aspects of each examination are most important. 10. What alternative approaches to disease and healing existed alongside traditional Chinese medicine? What distinguishes them from traditional Chinese medicine?...
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- Spring '11