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Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine ›› 2005, Vol. 3 ›› Issue (3): 174-177.doi: 10.3736/jcim20050302

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Challenges and opportunities for the development of Chinese traditional surgery

Yue-qing Li,Xiao-hua Pei   

  1. Department of Chinese Traditional Surgery, Dongzhimen Hospital, Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing 100700, China
  • Received:2005-03-18 Online:2005-05-20 Published:2005-05-20
  • Contact: Yue-qing Li

Chinese traditional surgery, an important branch of traditional Chinese medicine, has contributed greatly to the people’s health in the history. With the fast development of modern medicine, Chinese traditional surgery is faced with serious challenges and its shortcomings have appeared more and more evident. In this article, the authors analyzed some problems in the development of Chinese traditional surgery and the opportunities for its further development, and suggested that the superiorities of Chinese traditional surgery should be enhanced in its future development.

Key words: Surgery, TCM, Medicine, History, Medicine, Chinese traditional

CLC Number: 

  • R26
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