Reliability and validity of a cold-heat pattern questionnaire for traditional Chinese medicine.

@article{Ryu2010ReliabilityAV,
  title={Reliability and validity of a cold-heat pattern questionnaire for traditional Chinese medicine.},
  author={Hyunhee Ryu and Haejung Lee and Honggie Kim and Jongyeol Kim},
  journal={Journal of alternative and complementary medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 6},
  pages={663-7}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to develop and evaluate a questionnaire for Cold and Heat pathologic pattern identification in the context of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). This questionnaire was intended to classify subjects into Cold or Heat pattern groups, a distinction that is useful in clinical trials of both herbal and acupuncture treatments. METHODS A questionnaire that had been developed in a previous study was completed by 63 patients (Group A) and 64 patients (Group B) from… CONTINUE READING
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