Home About us Editorial board Search Ahead of print Current issue Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
Users Online: 46 | Home Print this page Email this page Small font size Default font size Increase font size


 
 Table of Contents  
READERS VIEWPOINT/LETTERS
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 32  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 262

Clinical diagnosis in Ayurveda


1 Sanitation 1 Medical Academic Center, Bangkok, Thailand
2 Joseph Ayobabalola University, Nigeria

Date of Web Publication6-May-2014

Correspondence Address:
Beuy Joob
Sanitation 1 Medical Academic Center, Bangkok
Thailand
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0257-7941.131992

Rights and Permissions

How to cite this article:
Joob B, Wiwanitkit V. Clinical diagnosis in Ayurveda. Ancient Sci Life 2013;32:262

How to cite this URL:
Joob B, Wiwanitkit V. Clinical diagnosis in Ayurveda. Ancient Sci Life [serial online] 2013 [cited 2019 Jul 19];32:262. Available from: http://www.ancientscienceoflife.org/text.asp?2013/32/4/262/131992

Sir,

The recent publication on clinical diagnosis in Ayurveda is very interesting. [1] In fact, the application of the International Classification Disease (ICD) system for disease classification according to modern medicine is useful for clinical practice in alternative medicine. Nevertheless, it must be noted that the concept of holistic approach must remain the most important part of clinical Ayurveda. How to integrate the modern ICD concept to the classical Ayurveda is the issue for further discussion. In fact, the similar issue can be seen in Chinese traditional medicine, which is another important alternative medicine system. Setting up of a parallel system to ICD might be a good solution. In Chinese traditional medicine, the so-called "Chinese Classification of Disease" has been set and approved for clinical usefulness in clinical practice. [2] The similar setting of coding system for Ayurveda clinical practice should be internationally done and set. This should be another point that World Health Organization might support as previous issue in traditional Chinese Medicine. [3]



 
  References Top

1.Manohar PR. Clinical diagnosis in Ayurveda: Challenges and solutions. Anc Sci Life 2012;31:149-50.  Back to cited text no. 1
[PUBMED]    
2.Li ES. A computerized Chinese classification of diseases and coding system. Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi 1989;69:607-9, 42.  Back to cited text no. 2
[PUBMED]    
3.Gao PF, Watanabe K. Introduction of the World Health Organization project of the International Classification of Traditional Medicine. Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Xue Bao 2011;9:1161-4.  Back to cited text no. 3
    




 

Top
 
 
  Search
 
Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
Access Statistics
Email Alert *
Add to My List *
* Registration required (free)

 
  In this article
References

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed1230    
    Printed23    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded95    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal