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J Korean Med Rehabi 2018 Oct; 28(4): 89-101  
A Survey on Korean Medicine Treatment for Traffic Injuries: A Second On-line In-depth Survey
Published online October 31, 2018
Copyright © 2018 The Society of Korean Medicine Rehabilitation.

Kyeong-Tae Lim, K.M.D.*, Eui-Hyoung Hwang, K.M.D.*,†, Man-Suk Hwang, K.M.D.*,†, In-Hwa Park, K.M.D.*, Sun-Young Park, K.M.D.*, Byung-Cheul Shin, K.M.D.*,†

Department of Korean Rehabilitation Medicine, Pusan National University Korean Medicine Hospital*, Third Division of Clinical Medicine, Pusan National University School of Korean Medicine
Correspondence to: Byung-Cheul Shin, Department of Korean Rehabilitation Medicine, Pusan National University Korean Medicine Hospital, 20 Geumo-ro, Mulgeum-eup, Yangsan 50612, Korea
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Received: September 13, 2018; Accepted: October 2, 2018
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License ( which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Objectives To understand current status of clinical practice patterns on Korean Medicine treatment practice of traffic injury patients by 2nd on-line survey for developing Korean Medicine treatment clinical pratice guideline (CPG) for traffic injuries.
Methods A revised questionnaire about current practice patterns of Korean Medicine treatments for traffic injuries was distributed by e-mail survey to 19,385 respondents of Korean Medicine doctors from May 21th in 2018 to June 21th in 2018. All data were statistically analysed.
Results The response rate was 3.5%. Most of the respondents felt necessity of the development of Korean Medicine CPG for traffic injuries. The results showed the detailed usage and trend of current Korean Medicine treatment such as acupuncture, pharmacopuncture, moxibustion, Chuna manual therapy, cupping, Korean Medicine physiotherpy for traffic injury patients.
Conclusions This survey helps to determine current Korea Medicine treatments' clinical practice patterns for traffic injury patients. All data from the survey will provide basic data for future clinical studies and adaptation for the revision of Korean Medicine CPG for traffic injuries.
Keywords : Traffic accidents, Health care survey, Clinical practice patterns, Korean Traditional Medicine

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