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Reviewing Research of Eastern-Western Integrative Medicine Studies in Korea
J Korean Med Rehabil 2018;28:53-60
Published online January 31, 2018;  https://doi.org/10.18325/jkmr.2018.28.1.53
Copyright © 2018 The Society of Korean Medicine Rehabilitation.

Kuk-In Han, K.M.D., Seon-Ho Shin, K.M.D., Gwang-Mook Lim, K.M.D., Jung-Han Lee, K.M.D.*, Youn-Seok Ko, K.M.D.

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Woo-Suk University, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Won-kwang University*
Correspondence to: Youn-Seok Ko, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Woo-Suk University, Junghwasandong 2-ga, Wansan-gu, Jeonju 54987, Korea
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E-mail koyan@hanmail.net
Received November 6, 2017; Accepted November 10, 2017.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0) which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Abstract
Objectives The purpose of this study is to analyze research trends on Eastern-Western integrative medicine in Korea.
Methods We searched the studies on Eastern-Western integrative medicine in 5 Korean web database (NDSL, KoreanTK, KISS, OASIS, DBPIA). 66 research papers we founded.
Results 13 papers were published at 2010. The studies on Eastern-Western integrative medicine were mainly published in the Journal of Society of Preventive Korean Medicine. 24 papers were case report, include 7 studies on neurology, 4 studies on each oncology and dermatology, 2 studies on each gastroenterology and ophthalmology and otorhinolaryngology, 1 study on each obstetrics and gynecology and endocrinology and nephrology. In 24 case reports, 7 kinds of Eastern medicine treatment method and 4 kinds of Western medicine treatment method were existed. In case reports, medication (100%), herbal medicine, acupuncture (95.8%), moxibustion (58.3%), cupping, infusion solution (25%), pharmacopuncture (20.8%), physical therapy (12.5%), laser, injection, rehabilitation (8.3%) were used.
Conclusions In this study, we analyzed the trends of Eastern-Western integrative medicine in korea from 2010 to 2017. There were various studies about Eastern-Western integrative medicine. In case reports, Eastern-Western integrative medicine tend to concentrated on treatment not diagnosis. Not only treatment but also diagnosis is needed in Eastern-Western integrative medicine studies.
Keywords : Eastern-Western, Integrative medicine, Recent trends


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