Kampo clinical approaches in digestive disorders

Taking in consideration the Formula Differentiation, the Constitutional Patterns, and the signs and symptoms (with a special attention given to the Abdominal Conformations), the lecture will approach Kampo therapeutics in a wide range of digestive disorders.

 

Learning objectives 

At the end of the lecture, participants will be able to:

– classify and understand potential etiologies;

– conduct an appropriate history and physical examination

– develop a differential diagnosis and an appropriate treatment plan for evaluation/ management of patients with a wide range of digestive disorders.

 

References

Thirty years of kanpō: Selected case studies of an herbal doctor by Keisetsu Ōtsuka

Kampo: A Clinical Guide to Theory and Practice by Keisetsu Ōsuka

Ten Key Formula Families in Chinese Medicine by Huang Huang

A Clinical Manual of Kampo Medicine by Nigel Dawes and Bruce Park

Fukushin and Kampo by Nigel Dawes

Dictionary of Kampo Medicine by the Japan Society for Oriental Medicine

Founding member and vice-president of the Portuguese Society of Chinese Medicine. Pedro Albuquerque has been practicing for more than 25 years and has been teaching for more than 20 years in some of the leading schools in Portugal. He started his studies it the Shangri-la Institute (São Paulo, Brazil), continued in what is now the University of Chinese Medicine (Portugal), did postgraduate studies and clinical specialization for about 5 years in university hospitals and private clinics in BeiJing, GuangDong and ChengDu (China), having also studied in the University of Westminster (London, UK). Pedro collaborated in several publications and wrote several articles and books. He is also co-founder and director of East Asian Medicine – Clinical Training (MLA Portugal) where has been organizing formations with international reference teachers in the area.

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