Applications of dynamical complexity theory in traditional Chinese medicine

@article{Ma2014ApplicationsOD,
  title={Applications of dynamical complexity theory in traditional Chinese medicine},
  author={Yan Ma and Shuchen Sun and Chung-Kang Peng},
  journal={Frontiers of Medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={8},
  pages={279-284}
}
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has been gradually accepted by the world. Despite its widespread use in clinical settings, a major challenge in TCM is to study it scientifically. This difficulty arises from the fact that TCM views human body as a complex dynamical system, and focuses on the balance of the human body, both internally and with its external environment. As a result, conventional tools that are based on reductionist approach are not adequate. Methods that can quantify the… 
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