4. Acupuncture in the medical facility

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4-1 Attitude of Japanese Physicians toward Acupuncture

4-2 Number of medical schools offering acupuncture education in Japan

 

 

4-1 Attitude of Japanese Physicians toward Acupuncture

There is a survey report that 32(40%) hospitals of 80 japanese medical college hospitals offer acupuncture 5) .

Reference
1)Yasuno, F. et al. Survey of acupuncture and moxibustion therapy in medical institutions (Part 1) (医療機関内での鍼灸療法の実態調査(上)). Ido no Nippon(医道の日本). 2011; 818: 167-76 (in Japanese)
2) Shin-ichi Muramatsu, Masakazu Aihara, Ihane Shimizu, Makoto Arai, Eiji Kajii, Current Status of Kampo Medicine in Community Health Care, General Medicine.2012; 13 (1): 37-45
3) Kenji Fujiwara, Jiro Imanishi, Satoko Watanabe, Kotaro Ozasa, and Kumi Sakurada, Changes in Attitudes of Japanese Doctors toward Complementary and Alternative Medicine—Comparison of Surveys in 1999 and 2005 in Kyoto, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 608921, 7 pages
4) Satoko Watanabe, Jiro Imanishi, Masako Satoh, Kotaro Ozasa, Unique Place of Kampo (Japanese Traditional Medicine) in Complementary and Alternative Medicine: A Survey of Doctors Belonging to the Regional Medical Association in Japan, The Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine,2001; 194 (1): 55-63
5) Mimura, T. Current state and expectation for the future in acupuncture and moxibustion therapy at the Saitama Medical University Hospital. The Journal of Japanese Association of Physical Medicine, Balneology and Climatology. 2009; 73(1): 35-6 (in Japanese)

 

 

4-2 Number of medical schools offering acupuncture education in Japan

Reference
Tsuruoka, Y. et al. Education in Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Japanese
Medical Schools: Follow-Up Study, 1999-2004. Medical education. 2005; 36(5): 323-8(in Japanese)

 

 

 

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