Flashcards in Week 7 - 4 Aspect Pattern ID Deck (16):
What are the four levels?
Wei, Qi, Ying, Xue
Ying and Xue level patterns are characterized by _______
intense heat, damage to yin fluids, skin rashes, bleeding disorders, mania, delerium
What are signs and symptoms of heat in Wei aspect?
wind heat - fever, slight/no chills, coughing, sore throat, rapid/floating pulse, thirst, severe headache pounding inside, red itchy eyes, bright red swollen throat w/ or w/o white pustules (heat toxin), mild sweat, facial flushing, joint pain, general feeling of malaise
What time of year do wind-heat patterns most commonly arise? Why?
Late winter through spring
Relatively more yang energy at this time and wei qi needs time to adjust
What is the treatment principle for heat in Wei aspect?
Clear heat from Wei aspect
What are the ways in which heat in the Qi aspect can manifest? What are their analogs/equivalents in terms of Six Channel Patterns?
LU heat - Yang Ming Channel Syndrome
Organ heat - Yang Ming Organ Syndrome
Heat sinking into PC - none
What are the signs and symptoms of heat in Qi aspect w/ LU heat?
4 bigs, pronounced cough, severe sore throat, loud barking cough, thick sticky yellow sputum, profuse sweat in upper body, facial flushing, dark scanty yellow urine, some constipation
The treatment principle for heat in Qi aspect w/ LU heat is _______
clear heat from Qi aspect, clear LU, regulate Qi
What are the signs and symptoms of heat in Qi aspect w/ organ heat?
relatively severe constipation w/ stools that are hard and dry, low grade fever, mild sweat, scanty dark urine, restlessness, irritability, some insomnia, lower abdominal distention, focal pain, pulse - deep, excess, rapid
The treatment principle for heat in Qi aspect w/ organ heat is _______
clear heat from Qi aspect by purging bowels
What are the signs and symptoms of heat in Qi aspect w/ heat sinking into PC?
heat in the chest w/ shen disturbance, delusions, hallucinations, disturbed sleep, intense vivid dreams,. possible convulsions, cough, sore throat, facial flushing, bright red eyes, severe headache pounding inside, pulse -rapid strong thin
The treatment principle for heat in Qi aspect w/ heat sinking into PC is _______
clear heat from Qi aspect, clear PC, calm shen
What are the signs and symptoms of heat in Ying aspect?
low grade fever & moderate sweat that tend to be worse in afternoon/night, shen disturbance signs - delirium, hallucinations, insomnia, nightmares, comatose state, heat related skin conditions - rash, stiffening of musculature, dark scanty urine, constipation, pulse - thin, rapid, strong
The treatment principle for heat in Ying aspect is _______
clear heat from Ying
What are the signs and symptoms of heat in Xue aspect?
low grade fever & moderate sweat that is worse in afternoon/night, thirst w/ desire for cold, severe shen disturbance - delirium, psychosis, coma, convulsions, raised skin rashes, skin lesions, internal organ bleeding, pulse - thin rapid, deep, strong, tongue - bright red, very dry, no coat/thin black coat