pulse diagnosis

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pulse diagnosis

Chinese medicine
A component of Chinese medicine based on the belief that the peripheral pulse is intimately linked to the flow of qi (chi) through the body. The pulse is measured at six different sites (wrist, leg, and neck on both sides) and at three different depths; according to the practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine, the pulse has 28 different qualities, and is described by such adjectives as thick, thin, floating, etc.
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Chinese pulse diagnosis in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has been practiced for more than 2000 years.
The growing recognition of the importance of developing effective preventive medical system to contemporary healthcare has placed Chinese pulse diagnosis an important position [3].
In order to perform computerized Chinese pulse diagnosis, the following new MOEMS sensor has been introduced in this paper to extract characteristics of Chinese pulses.
He studied Chinese Pulse Diagnosis and Acupuncture at the WHO Institute in Nanjing, China and underwent the Mind-Body Medicine training program offered by the Harvard Medical School in the US.

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