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99665 Chinese Medicine Foundations 1

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Description

This subject introduces the basic theoretical concepts of Chinese medicine, providing a broad foundation to subject areas that are built on throughout the Chinese medicine degree. The basic theories presented in this subject underpin all aspects of Chinese medicine theory and practice.

Subject areas covered include the traditional Chinese medical view of health, aetiology (the origins of illness), diagnosis, principles of treatment, traditional physiology (the qi-functions of the 12 organs and 14 main channels), Chinese medical terminology, philosophical traditions and the canonical Chinese medicine text known as the Huangdi Neijing Suwen.

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Autumn session, City campus


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