TY - CHAP A1 - Xing-Tai Li A2 - Jia Zhao ED1 - Haixue Kuang Y1 - 2012-01-18 PY - 2012 T1 - An Approach to the Nature of Qi in TCM–Qi and Bioenergy N2 - During the recent years, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has attracted the attention of researchers all over the world. It is looked upon not only as a bright pearl, but also a treasure house of ancient Chinese culture. Nowadays, TCM has become a subject area with high potential and the possibility for original innovation. This book titled Recent Advances in Theories and Practice of Chinese Medicine provides an authoritative and cutting-edge insight into TCM research, including its basic theories, diagnostic approach, current clinical applications, latest advances, and more. It discusses many often neglected important issues, such as the theory of TCM property, and how to carry out TCM research in the direction of TCM property theory using modern scientific technology. The authors of this book comprise an international group of recognized researchers who possess abundant clinical knowledge and research background due to their years of practicing TCM. Hopefully, this book will help our readers gain a deeper understanding of the unique characteristics of Chinese medicine. BT - Recent Advances in Theories and Practice of Chinese Medicine SP - Ch. 4 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/28416 DO - 10.5772/28416 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-06-18 ER -