Afternoon Symposium - CSRM Symposium: The Interaction Between Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine
Time:4:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Location:HCC311 - Hawaii Convention Center
Jie Qiao, M.D., Ph.D. (Chair), Peking University Third Hospital
Zi-jiang Chen, M.D. (Chair), Shandong University
Dongzi Yang, M.D., Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital
Xuehong Zhang, M.D., Lanzhou University
Xiaoke Wu, M.D., Ph.D., Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine
Needs Assessment and Description
Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) is a
complication of ovarian stimulation. Depending on
the severity, symptoms range from mild abdominal
discomfort to ascites and renal dysfunction and reflect
the pathophysiologic extravasation and increased leakage
of follicular blood and fluid into the abdominal cavity.
This session for reproductive health care clinicians will
explore the use of Traditional Chinese Medicine, including
Chinese herbs and acupuncture, in the prevention and
treatment of OHSS.
At the conclusion of this session, participants should be
- Discuss the concepts and diagnostic methods used in
Traditional Chinese Medicine.
- Describe the role of Chinese herbs and acupuncture to
decrease OHSS risk and relieve symptoms.
What are the four diagnostic methods of Traditional
Chinese Medicine (TCM)?
a. Observation, questioning, laboratory testing, and
b. Auscultation, questioning, palpation, and a trial of
c. Observation, auscultation and olfaction, questioning,
and palpation and pulse-taking
d. Temperature-taking, auscultation, palpation, and
e. Balance assessment, auscultation, questioning, and
palpation and pulse-taking