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Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine ›› 2006, Vol. 4 ›› Issue (2): 114-116.doi: 10.3736/jcim20060202

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Pondering on integration of traditional Chinese and Western medicine

Wen-jian Wang   

  1. Institute of Integrative Medicine, Fudan University, Shanghai 200004, China
  • Online:2006-03-20 Published:2006-03-15

Integration of traditional Chinese and Western medicine (ITCWM) plays an important role in developing traditional Chinese medicine. Implementing ITCWM is necessary in accordance with the developing rule of medical sciences and the optimum profits pursued in medical areas. In the face of challenge and problems, collaborating with international academic researchers interested in ITCWM, striving to resolve some problems and puzzles in basic and clinical research of ITCWM, introducing new methods and techniques from any other subjects into the research of ITCWM, and encouraging communication and cooperation among investigators from different scientific areas are suggested to be carried out. It is actually a great opportunity to develop ITCWM at present.

Key words: Integrated traditional Chinese and Western medicine, Research on development, Guidelines

CLC Number: 

  • R2-031
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