Journal of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
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Title
A Study on Clinical Status for Development of Clinical Practice Guidelines for Sasang Constitutional Medicine Symptomatology
Authors
IL-Hyun Cho1, Jin-Hyeok Kwon 2, Eui-Ju Lee 3, Jun-Hee Lee 4
Affiliations
1 Songsan Korean Medicine Clinic
2 2Kyung Hee Kwon Korean Medicine Clinic,
3 Dept. of Sasang Constitutional Medicine, Kyung Hee University
4 Dept. of Sasang Constitutional Medicine, Kyung Hee University
Source
JSCM
Year
2020
Volume
32
Issue
4
Page
29-44
Information
Received
December 13, 2020
Revised
December 16, 2020
Accepted
December 17, 2020
DOI
https://doi.org/10.7730/JSCM.2020.32.4.29
C.author
Junhee Lee (ssljh@khu.ac.kr) 
Published
December 31, 2020
Abstract
Objectives
We surveyed clinical status of Sasang Constitutional Medicine (SCM) for preparation of adaptation of Clinical Practice Guidelines for Sasang Constitutional Symptomatology.

Methods
We emailed Google survey form to Doctors of Korean Medicine registered the Association of Korean Medicine on 10/13/2020 and 10/21/2020 and closed survey 10/23/2020. We got a data of 654 cases, removed a case of error, analyzed data of 620 responses by frequency analysis

Results and Conclusions
Out of 620 respondents, 499 have answered that they refer to or make use of SCM. SCM is mainly applied in the field of treatments using Herbal Medicine. Doctors of Korean Medicine participated in survey of SCM, they think Diseases of digestive system are the most effectively treated by the methods of SCM. Sasang Constitutional Symptomatology most frequently observed are Soeumin Congestive Hyperpsychotic symptomatology, Soyangin Chest-Heat congested Symptomatology, Taeeumin Liver Heat-based Interior Heat disease. The diseases that are mainly applied by SCM are 'Diseases of digestive system' for Soeumin, 'Diseases of digestive system' for Soyangin, 'Diseases of respiratory system' for Taeeumin and 'not applicable' for Taeyangin. The important diagnostic methods of SCM are Inspection-listening and smelling examination-Inquiry Palpation and survey. In the majority of cases, Prescription of Herbal medicine is used by adding or subtracting some herbal medicine from the original prescription suggested in the oriental medical classics and Saam acupuncture method is the most frequently used for the acupuncture therapy. Diet therapy is the most frequently used for the method of prevention and care.
Keyword
Sasang Constitutional Medicine, Symptomatology, Clinical Practice Guidelines
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