TCM Talks

TCM Talks - live streaming event in collaboration with TCM Academy 

The future is here- outstanding evidence and integration

Unique empowering  lectures with a take home massage

  1. Personalized Chinese Medicine logic or magic -– Dr. Yair Maimon

Chinese medicine is based on the principle that each person is unique.

Therefore, we are using personalized medicine.  The diagnosed process involved methods such as: observation, assessing the emotions, palpation, pulse taking etc. This brings some times to a known clinical dilemma of having few treatment options to the same person with the difficulty in deciding which is the best one.  The use of innovative sensitivity laboratory testing in in cancer patient may presents an exceptional opportunity to the decision-making between few options in Chinese medicine treatment of cancer. It also presents a surprising evidence that the clinician subjective approach is effective. Finally it helps to bridge the gap of art of healing with the science of medicine while respecting the value of seeing each patient as unique.  

2. Challenges in integrating acupuncture for hospitalized people- Insights from the Bnai Zion experience - Prof Elad Schiff

Acupuncture is one of the most commonly used complementary medicine modalities in the outpatient setting. However, very few hospitals provide acupuncture treatments for hospitalized people systematically through their organization. Acupuncture provision in hospitals is a challenge for both the institution, the acupuncture practitioners, and the patients themselves. Issues of safety and effectiveness are substantially different from the outpatient setting. This presentation will outline the challenges, and provide guidance for integration of acupuncture based on nine years of operating the complementary medicine service at Bnai Zion Medical Center.

3. Accepting the evidence – acupuncture as an emergent treatment option in mainstream healthcare - Steve Birtch

Now that the evidence base has increased in size and improved in quality, acupuncture has emerged as an effective or potentially effective therapy for a growing number of conditions. Medical consumers of this emergent evidence have incorporated acupuncture as a treatment option in healthcare for a surprising number of health problems. This presentation will present data on these developments.

This post is also available in: Hebrew

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