TCM Internal Medicine

CBOT411

Students gain a thorough understanding of the complexity of pathogenesis and the treatment of TCM internal syndromes including etiology, pathology, syndrome differentiation and treatment using herbal medicine. This course covers the following TCM diseases: common cold, cough, asthma and wheezing, spontaneous and night sweating, palpitations, chest Bi, syncope, apoplexy, convulsions, headache, dizziness and vertigo, insomnia, mania, epilepsy, stomachache, vomiting, regurgitation, hiccup, dysphagia, diarrhea, dysentery, constipation, parasites, abdominal pain, hypochondrium pain, jaundice, abdominal masses, tympanites and ascites, bleeding, edema, stranguria, urinary difficulties, lumbago, diabetes, Bi syndrome, atrophy, fever due to internal injury and consumptive disease. The history and principles of the Shang Han Lun, Jing Gui Yao Lue and Win Bing Xue are reintroduced and applied when appropriate.

Prerequisites: ACU211/212, BMS201/202 and CBOT401/402    Semester: Winter, Summer    Credits: 3    Hours: 45