Medical Degree Program in China - Diagnostics of Chinese Medicine

 1. Introduction

Diagnostics of Chinese medicine is a discipline based on the theory of traditional Chinese medicine, studies basic theory, basic knowledge and basic skills of the diagnosis of the illness, judges diseases and differentiates syndromes. It is the professional basic courses of traditional Chinese medicine, is a bridge between basic theory and clinical departments, and is one of main courses in specialty course system of TCM. To understand the diagnosis, diagnosis, analysis and judgment. "Diagnosis" is through the patient's inquiry, inspection, in order to grasp the information, thus the patient's health status and the nature of the disease to be identified, and make a general judgment to the disease and syndromes.

2. Main Content

Diagnostics of Chinese medicine is a course of discussing the basic theories, methods and skills of Chinese medicine diagnosis of diseases. Diagnosis refers to the general judgment on human health state and disease. It is a bridge from basic medicine to clinical medicine. It has the characteristics of basic theory and clinical practice. It is an important part of the field of traditional Chinese medicine.

Diagnostic method

Diagnostic method is the basic method of TCM examines and collects data, including “the four diagnostic methods”: observation, listening, asking the situation and feeling the pulse. Illness data collected by the four diagnostic methods includes symptoms, signs and disease history.


Diagnose a disease, also known as disease differentiation, it is the thinking process of comprehensive analysis of diagnostic data under the guidance of the theory of Chinese medicine, and make judgement on the disease and the name of disease.


Medical record

Four diagnostic methods

Eight classes

3. Basic Principles

Disease change is extremely complex, doctors should seize the essence of disease and make correct judgment to the in the ever-changing, diverse and complicated performances, he should be familiar with the theory and knowledge of traditional Chinese medicine, also should follow the basic principles of TCM diagnosis.

Look inside and outside, have an overall observation of disease

Seeking the reason by syndrome differentiation, review the reason to discuss the treatment

The combination of the our diagnostic methods, syndrome differentiation from the disease

4. Common Symptom Identification

Fever, fever with chills, high fever, hectic fever, alternating heat and cold, dysphoria with smothery sensation, tepefaction

5. Syndrome Differentiation of Causes

Six exopathogens, fire, dryness, dampness, heat syndrome, cold syndrome, wind syndrome


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Anhui Medical University

Wenzhou Medical University

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