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A Study of Sa-Ahm's Thoughts on the Four-needle Acupuncture Technique with the Five-element Theory.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  25441953     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In order to study Sa-Ahm's underlying thoughts on the basis of Yin-Yang and the five-element theory, the 12 acupuncture meridian systems and eight extra meridian systems were investigated in detail. The clinical acupuncture points for Sa-Ahm's four-needle acupuncture technique were also reviewed. The forms of the combinations using the five Shu acupuncture points, which are based on the promotion and control cycles with tonification and sedation, were shown to connect to the acupuncture points, which represent the meridian system itself. However, not all of Sa-Ahm's clinical cases were fully explained by this doctrine, so the five correlations among the meridian systems and the acupuncture points that affect the clinical treatment and the occurrence of disease were determined. The mutual efficacies for Sa-Ahm's clinical cases can be analyzed and explained with correlativity diagrams that include five interrelations.
Authors:
Richard Cha; Dongwon Yoon; Jungdae Kim; Minsun Lee; Geo-Lyong Lee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2014-07-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of acupuncture and meridian studies     Volume:  7     ISSN:  2093-8152     ISO Abbreviation:  J Acupunct Meridian Stud     Publication Date:  2014 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-12-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101490763     Medline TA:  J Acupunct Meridian Stud     Country:  Korea (South)    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  265-73     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2014. Published by Elsevier B.V.
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