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Lost in Translation: The Misattribution of Chinese Medicine Organs

The above article is published in The Journal of Chinese Medicine

by Fletcher Kovich



This article discusses the misattribution of organs in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and the communication problems this creates when discussing Chinese medicine with patients or non-TCM healthcare professionals. This mainly involves confusion around such organs as the pancreas, spleen, adrenal glands, gonads and the kidneys.

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27 October 2017