In this series, a comprehensive understanding and exploration of western medical diseases will be presented, including basic science, anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, epidemiology, etiology, signs and symptoms or clinical impressions, physical examinations, laboratory and radiology studies and so forth. Additional topics include development of working diagnosis, classification of diseases based on World Health Organization’s International Classification of Diseases, critical thinking regarding clinical diagnosis, treatment protocols and patient management, surgical intervention along with indications and contraindications, and patient education, and diagnosis and treatment between Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and conventional medicine.
Part 1: ambulatory medicine, obstetrics, gynecology, endocrinology, neurology, nephrology and urology.
Part 2: diseases of the cardiovascular system, respiratory system, hematology, oncology, rheumatology, immunology and allergic disorders, nutritional disorders.
Part 3: infectious diseases, psychiatry, orthopedics, emergency and sports medicine. A review in laboratory and radiology studies, pharmacology and public health will also be covered.