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Advancements in Bioequivalence & Bioavailability

Decision-Making Model Proposed in Use of Extra/ A-shi Acupoints with Traditional Acupoints

Submission: November 12, 2018; Published: November 27, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/ABB.2018.02.000531

ISSN 2640-9275
Volume2 Issue2


Pattern identification is derived from the Yin-Yang theory, which plays a key to the successful treatment outcomes. However, it is hard for acupuncturists to make a right choice when it comes to use of extra/A-shi acupoints alone, traditional acupoints only, or the combination of these acupoints in clinic. This model proposed is based on the Yin-Yang and conducted with palpation, which may make patients feel better in diagnosis and treatment.

Keywords: Yin-Yang; The five element; Pattern identification

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