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Flashcards in Week 1 - 8 Principle Diagnosis Deck (17):
1

What are the 8 Principles?

Exterior - Interior
Hot - Cold
Repletion - Vacuity
Yang - Yin

2

What are the 4 Assessments?

Observation
Listening & Smelling
Palpation
Inquiry

3

Of the 4 Assessments, which is the most valuable/reliable in the current US population? Why?

Inquiry
Other assessments can be imprecise - e.g. medications mask pulse chracteristics, lack of olfactory acuity

4

List the standard treatment plan after diagnosis

-acupuncture
-ancillary treatment - cupping, moxa, gua sha, tui na, etc
-herbal formula
-lifestyle advice

5

Eight Principle Pattern Identification is ______

diagnosis based on the 4 dichotomies of the 8 principles

6

Exterior conditions are distinguished by ____________ and primarily affect _______

floating pulse, chills & fever

upper respiratory tract, sinuses, auditory canals

7

In 8 Principle Pattern ID, vacuity refers to _______, while repletion refers to ______

zheng qi vacuity
surplus of hyperactive, exuberant evil qi

8

In 8 Principle Pattern ID, cold patterns and heat patterns reflect the _________ and _______ of the yin and yang of the body.

relative exuberance
debility

9

In 8 Principle Pattern ID, yang patterns reflect the ______ of the body's functions and are a sign of an increase in the body's _______

hyperactivity
metabolism

10

In 8 Principle Pattern ID, yin patterns reflect an ______ of the body's abilities and are a sign of _________

insufficiency
a decrease in the body's metabolism

11

List types of Excess/Deficiency patterns

LV Yang Rising / LV Yin/Blood Deficiency
Dampness / SP Qi Deficiency
LV wind / Blood Deficiency

12

List typs of Hot/Cold patterns

True Heat / False Cold
True Cold / False Heat
Jue Yin Syndrome

13

Describe signs & symptoms of LV Yang Rising / LV Yin/Blood Deficiency

excess - migraine, HBP, stroke, seizure, stiff neck/shoulder, severe insomnia 1-3am
deficiency - blurry vision, floaters, thirst, desire for cold drinks, night sweats, dark scanty urine

14

Describe signs & symptoms of Dampness / SP Qi Deficiency

excess - heavy distending H/A, heavy swollen joints, chronic low level nausea, turbid / excessively bubbly urine, tendency toward yeast/fungal infection

deficiency - fatigue, loose stool, diarrhea, bruise easily, indigestion, bloating, distention

15

Describe sign & symptoms of LV wind / Blood Deficiency

excess - involuntary movement - twitch, mild tremor, seizure, stroke, Parkinson's disease

deficiency - muscle cramps, dizziness, fatigue

16

Describe True Heat / False Cold

cold hands & feet, warm center
warmth not reaching the extremities
Blood Deficiency or Severe Qi Stagnation

17

Describe True Cold / False Heat

Jue Yin Syndrome
yang no longer anchored - rising to upper jiao - sweating in uppery body, hot chest, rapid speech, red eyes, thirst w/ desire for cold drinks
yin sinks to lower jiao - cold abdomen, cold achy low back, swollen feet/ankles, heavy achy swollen knees, frequent copious urination, early morning watery diarrhea w/ undigested food