5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Da Bu Yin Wan (great tonify the yin pill)
Dx: upward rising of fire from Lv/Ki yin xu
- You Gui Yin (restore the right ki decoction)
Dx: Ki yang xu in which preponderance of yin causes a separation of yang which floats to the exterior.
~weaker than You Gui Wan
- Shao Yao Gan Cao Tang (peony and licorice decoction)
Dx: Any type of pain in the calves with xue xu or injury to the fluids (historically for injury to Lv xue or yin from inappropriate sweating)
- Zuo Gui Wan (restore the left Ki pill)
Dx: Ki xu. chronic d/z -> depletion of marrow.
- Dang Gui Bu Xue Tang (tangkuei decoction to tonify the blood)
Dx: Consumtive fatigue "lao juan"-form of xue xu caused by injury to the yuan qi.
- a hot sensation in the muscles, red face, irritable, thirst for warm drinks
P: Forceless when pressed hard
- b lightheadedness, virtigo, tinnitus, soreness and weakness in low back and legs, spontaneous and nocturnal emissions, spontaneous and night sweats, dry mouth and throat, thirst.
T: Red, shiny
P: Thin and rapid
- c feebleness and exhaustion, abdominal pain, sore low back, cold extremities.
T: not noted
- d steaming bone d/o with afternnoon tidal fever, night sweats, spontaneous emissions, irritable, sensation of heat and pain in the knees and legs which is sometimes accompanied by weakness. possible coughing of xue or constant hunger
T: Red. little coat. P: Rapid and forceful in chi
~stronger and faster than liu wei di huang wan
- e irritable, slight chills, spasms of the calf muscles. possible cramping of he hands and abdominal pain.
T: No coat
P: none noted
5 Multiple choice questions
- Aversion to drafts, spontaneous sweat, pale complexion
T: Pale, white coat
P: Floating, xu, soft
- Dizzy, blurred vision, lusterless complexion & nails, generalized muscle tension, irregular menses with little flow or amenorrhea, periumbilical & lower abdominal pain
P: Thin & wiry or thin & choppy
- pallid or sallow complexion, palpitations with anxiey that may be continuous, reduced appetite, S.O.B, laconic speech, easily fatigued extremities, lightheadedness and/or virtigo.
T: Pale. white coat
P: Thin & frail or large, xu & no strength
- low back pain, weakness of low extremities, cold sensation in low half of body, tenseness in low abdomen.
T: Pale swollen. thick white moist coat
P: Empty or frail and deep in cun
- Abdominal and epigastric pain, vomit & diarrhea, inability to keep food down, cold body with very cold extremities, mild sweating.
5 True/False questions
Li Zhong Wan (Regulate the Middle pill)
Dx: Middle jiao yang xu/ xu cold in middle jiao. → lightheadedness, virtigo, tinnitus, soreness and weakness in low back and legs, spontaneous and nocturnal emissions, spontaneous and night sweats, dry mouth and throat, thirst.
T: Red, shiny
P: Thin and rapid
Wu Zhu Yu Tang (Evodia Decoction)
Dx: 1. Cold from St xu (yang ming)
2. Cold from ST/Lv xu (jue yin)
3. Cold attacking MJ (shao yin) → Vomit & diarrhea with cold hands and feet, agitation so severe that patient wants to die
1.Vomit after eating, indeterminate gnawing hunger, acid regurg w/ or w/o epigastric pain
2.Dry heaves or spiting of clear fluids, vertex headache
All- vomit and xu cold in mj.
T: Not red, white slipper coat
P: Thin & slow or wiry
Dang Gui Si Ni Tang (Tangkuei decoction for frigid extremities)
Dx: Cold in channels with underlying xue xu. (Jue Yin) → Long standing cold hands and feet. cold to the touch and to the patient.
T: pale. white coat
P: Deep and thin or so thin it is almost imperceptible
Shen Ling Bai Zhu San (ginseng, poria, atractylodes powder)
Dx: Sp qi xu leading to internally generated dampness. → chronic cough with sparse sputum that is difficult to expectorate, S.O.B, spontaneous sweat, dry mouth and tongue
T: Pale red. dry thin coat
P: Xu & rapid or thin
Si Jun Zi Tang (4 gentleman Decoction)
Dx: classic presentation of SP qi xu caused by taxation. → Pallid complexion, low soft voice, reduced appetite, loose stools, weakness in the limbs
P: Thin and/or frail