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  1. 1. Kang Sung-Keel, OMD, PhD College of Oriental Medicine Professor Kyunghee University, Seoul 130-702, Republic of Korea Present Status of the Combination of Oriental and Western Medicine in Korea with Particular Emphasis on East-West Medical Center
  2. 2. Introduction The successful combination of East-West medicines 1. Careful planning involving identification of needs and resources 2. Solution of existing problems 4. Development of a workable unified medical care with mutual respect, recognition and collaboration 3. Development and implementation of positive policy
  3. 3. Oriental Medicine Western Medicine Elimination Causes Differences Between Oriental and Western Medicine Self-strengthening Disease-oriented Technologic Anatomical Scientific Objective Individual Quantitative Analytical Functional Philosophical Health-oriented Metaphysical Subjective Concentric Qualitative Holistic
  4. 4. Dominant Function of Brain Empirical Spiritual, Mental Inductive Emotional (EQ) Metaphoric Artistic, Musical Spatial Imaginative Non-verbal Holistic Right Hemisphere Oriental Medicine Intuitive, Philosophic Experimental Physical Deductive Rational (IQ) Mathematical Intellectual Linear Literal Verbal Analytic Left Hemisphere Western Medicine Logic, Scientific
  5. 5. Diagnostic Methods of Oriental Medicine Inquiring Inspection Auscultation & Alfaction Pulsation, Palpation & Percussion Yin & Yang Inferior & Exterior Deficiency & Excess Cold & Heat
  6. 6. Technical Classification of Treatment Oriental Physiotherapy Acupuncture Moxibustion Herbal Medicine Equilibrium State
  7. 7. Present Status of Combination of Oriental and Western Medicine in Korea
  8. 8. Growth in Number of Oriental Medical Hospitals in Korea
  9. 9. Present Status of Collaboration with Western Medicine in Oriental Medical Hospital with Western Hospitals 15(31%) No Collaboration with Western Medicine 1(2%) Others 8(16%) with Local Western Clinics 25(51%)
  10. 10. Distribution of Specialists (Co-diagnosis with Oriental Medical Hospital)
  11. 11. Organization of Kyunghee University Medical Center New Medicine (The 3rd Medicine) Western Hospital East-West Medical Center Oriental Hospital Dental Hospital
  12. 12. Brief history of East-West Medicines at Kyunghee University Medical Center Foundation of East-West medical research center Feb 4, 1971 Sept 9, 1972 First appendectomy through sole acupuncture anesthesia in the world Sept 1, 1995 Opening of East-West general health diagnosis center Opening of East-West kidney center Symposium on the cooperation of East-West medicines in the 21st century Oct 5, 2001 Aug 5, 1998
  13. 13. Consultation Course in East-West Medical Center at Kyunghee University Medical Center Co-diagnosis with Oriental and Western Medical Specialists Reservation & Reception Primary Consultation with General Check-Up Western Medicine Oriental Medicine Co-treatment From 1998 Reservation & Reception Primary Consultation with General Check-Up
  14. 14. East-West Kidney Clinic at Kyunghee University Medical Center Renal failure, Uremia Main Diseases Glomerulonephritis Pyelonephritis Renal syndrome Nephrology, Pediatric Nephrology Internal Medicine Ⅵ (Nephro-Endocrine System ) Combined Departments
  15. 15. East-West Arthritis Clinic at Kyunghee University Medical Center Rheumatoid arthritis , Rheumatic disease Main Diseases Degenerative arthritis, Gout Osteonecrosis, Articular malformation Tuberculous arthritis Combined Departments Orthopedic Surgery Rheumatology Acupuncture & Moxibustion
  16. 16. East-West Neuroscience Clinic at Kyunghee University Medical Center Cerebral infarction, Cerebral hemorrhage Main Diseases Parkinson's disease, Multiple sclerosis Facial spasm, Ptosis Hypertensive encephalopathy Transverse myelitis Neurosurgery Neurology Acupuncture & Moxibustion Sasang Constitutional Medicine Combined Departments
  17. 17. Therapeutic Results at East-West Arthritis Center in Kyunghee University Medical Hospital Survey of self-satisfaction and therapeutic effects of combined therapy of western and oriental medicine in arthritis patients 119 patients were examined by interview or telephone interview for self-information , analyzed self-satisfaction or self-reliance to combined therapy, and past medical history Objectives Methods
  18. 18. General Health and Daily Living Activity Changes After Combined Therapy of Western and Oriental Medicine
  19. 19. Results for questions on western doctors, oriental doctors, nurses, physical therapists, officers, and nutritional consultants Reliance in Staff
  20. 20. Satisfaction on the treatment at East-West Arthritis Center Therapeutic Results at East-West Arthritis Center
  21. 21. facilities, convenience for visiting, equipment, sanitation, and cost Satisfaction for Therapeutic Environment
  22. 22. Side Effects of East-West Treatment Compared with Previous Treatment Presently none,But Further observation required
  23. 23. Therapeutic Results at Neuroscience Center in Kyunghee University Medical Hospital Effectiveness of East ( Sasang constitutional medicine) - West (neurology) combined therapy for stroke inpatients Objectives Case-controlled study Methods Design Group East-West combined Tx Single nuerologic Tx Taeumin stroke inpatients in KOMC Period of Tx Numbers 29 17 4/1/01-8/31/01 4/1/01-8/31/01 Taeumin stroke inpatients in KMC
  24. 24. Soeumin Soyangin Taeumin Taeyangin General Concept of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
  25. 25. Therapeutic Results at Neuroscience Center The group treated by neurological therapy The group treated by East-West combined therapy The change of number of problems in Sasang Constitutional Symptomatic Scale (SCSS)
  26. 26. Oriental Medicine Western Medicine New Medical Science and Art in the 21st Century The 3rd Medicine Conclusion Harmonization of Oriental and Western Medicine
  27. 27. Thank you very much for your attention. - The End -