Syndrome Analysis TCM Dx

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  1. ´╗┐List the diagnostic methods
    Inquiring, Inspection, Auscultation, Olfaction, Pulse Taking, Palpation
  2. What is the Chief Complaint?
    The symptoms the patient feels obviously and suffers most and their duration.
  3. If the disease attacks suddenly and lasts for a short time it should be?
    excess syndrome
  4. This is not a diagnostic method
    Blood test
  5. What is the usual cause for cold syndrome?
    Pathogenic cold
  6. What usually causes dryness of the eyes?
    Deficiency of the liver-Yin or the liver-blood
  7. Thirst, drinks a lot and more urination occurs in
    Kidney Yin deficiency
  8. Dry mouth without the desire to drink usually occurs in patients with
    Damp heat, retention of phlegm, blood stasis
  9. All of the above
  10. If a patient suffers from aversion to greasy food with yellow colored skin and sclera, epigastric oppression, hypochondriac pain and yellow greasy coating to the tongue the have
    damp heat in the liver and gallbladder
  11. A patient suffers from fatigue, distention in the abdomen, loose stool, pale tongue body and a weak pulse they have the following diagnosis
    spleen and stomach deficiency
  12. Bitter taste indicates
    liver and gallbladder fire
  13. A patient suffers from difficulty in falling asleep, dream disturbed, dsyphoria, night sweats, lower fever, soreness in lumbar region and joints
    disharmony of heart and kidney
  14. If a patient is easily awakened after sleep, palpitation, poor appetite, fatigue, pale tongue,and a weak pulse
    Deficiency of spleen and heart
  15. A patient has diarrhea discharged like water, abdominal pain, slow and tight pulse and a white and sticky tongue
    Cold and damp invading spleen or stomach
  16. A patient has loose stool, difficult to move bowel, burning sensation in the anus, yellow sticky tongue coating and abdominal pain.
    Damp heat
  17. A patient has early morning diarrhea and borborygmus and pain, the pain is releived after defecation, cold limbs soreness in the lumbar region and joints.
    Kidney Yang Deficiency
  18. A patient has abdominal pain, immediately goes to the bathroom, the pain is relieved after bowel movement and there is emotional change.
    Disharmony of spleen and liver
  19. A patient has constipation with palpitation, dizziness, poor memory, thin pulse and a pale tongue.
    Blood deficiency
  20. Painful, urgent and frequent urination indicates
    Damp heat in the bladder
  21. Early menses with dark red and thick, large amounts, and a red tongue indicates
    Blood heat
  22. Delayed menses with pale light red flow, pale tongue body and a thin pulse indicates
    blood deficiency
  23. Yellow leukorrhea indicates
    Damp heat
  24. Red leukorrhea indicates
    Liver fire
  25. Talkative and restless with a loud voice indicates
    Excess syndrome, heat syndrome, exopathic syndromes
  26. All of the above
  27. Shortness of breath indicates
    Qi deficiency
  28. A patient has dyspnea with loud sounds, coarse and rapid breathing, acute episode of attacks and relief after breathing out
    Dyspnea of excess type
  29. Sighing usually indicates
    Liver Qi stagnation
  30. A patient has borborygmus in the middle jiao, alleviated by eating and warmth and aggravated by hunger and cold
    Deficiency in the middle jiao
  31. The smell of rotten apples from the mouth or body usually occurs in patients with
    Serious diabetes millitus
  32. The smell of urine from the body usually occurs in patients with
    Renal failure and uremia
  33. Bloody purulent sputum with a fish stntch usually occurs in patients with
    Pulmonary abscess
  34. Extremely weak patient in a critical condition, who used to be listless , unconscious, with dull eyes, an aversion to speaking, low and feeble voice, dull complexion and anorexia, suddenly feels better with bright eyes, louder voice, flushed cheeks and better appetite. He is more talkative, yet often irritable.
  35. Zygomatic flushing usually indicates
    Yin deficiency
  36. Bright yellow coloration of the skin usually indicates
    Yang jaundice- stagnation of damp heat
  37. In inspection of the superficial venules of the infants index finger, if the the superficial venules are visible at the life pass or even at the finger tip, it indicates
    A critical condition and unfavorable prognosis
  38. In inspection of the eye, water orbit (Shui Lun) refers to
  39. observation of the index venule should be applied to children below
    3 years old
  40. Usually an index venule deeply located and with a deep color suggests
    Diseases in the depth or the interior
  41. If an index stretches through all three bars into the edge of the nail it indicates
    A critical disease
  42. A patient presents with yellow coloration of the eyes skin and urine and the yellow is bright it is
    Jaundice of the yang type
  43. If the phlegm is yellow and thick with clots it should be
    Heat phlegm
  44. Little thick phlegm that is difficult to expectorate is called
    Dry phlegm
  45. Watery nasal discharge often suggests
    An exterior pattern due to wind-cold
  46. Teeth are closely related to
    The kidney
  47. A very painful swollen red gum suggests
    Exuberance of stomach fire
  48. If there is a deep red all over the patients face they should have
    Excessive heat
  49. Easy tooth loss mostly suggests
    Kidney essence deficiency
  50. Which organ stands for the lower jiao in tongue diagnosis
  51. Which of the following organs opens to the tongue
  52. Observation of the vessels under the tongue, if they are purple or blue, they indicate
    Blood stasis
  53. Which organs stands for the tip of the tongue in tongue diagnosis
    Heart and lung
  54. The middle area of the tongue corresponds to
    Spleen and stomach
  55. The root of the tongue corresponds to
    Kidney and bladder
  56. What is the most important method of diagnosis in TCM?
    Comprehensive analysis by the four methods of examination
  57. White coating of the tongue would most likely be
    Cold syndrome
  58. Not a normal characteristic of the tongue
    Thin, white DRY coat
  59. Yellow coating of the tongue would most likely be
    Heat syndrome
  60. A Pale tongue body would most likely be
    Deficiency of Qi and blood
  61. A tongue without coating would most likely be
    Yin deficiency
  62. Factors that can affect tongue diagnosis
    Food, drugs, season and time
  63. All of the above
  64. Which organ is in the right Cun position in pulse diagnosis?
  65. Which organ is in the right Guan position in pulse diagnosis?
  66. Which organ is in the right Chi position in pulse diagnosis?
  67. Which organ is in the left Cun position in pulse diagnosis?
  68. None of the above
  69. Heart
  70. Which organ is in the left Chi position in pulse diagnosis?
    Kidney Yin
  71. A deep forceful pulse indicates
  72. None of the above
  73. Interior excess
  74. A floating pulse (Fu) indicates
    Exterior syndrome
  75. A deep pulse (Chen) indicates
    Interior Syndrome
  76. A rapid pulse (Su) indicates
    Heat syndrome
  77. A slow pulse (Huan) indicates
    Cold syndrome
  78. A slippery pulse (Hua) indicates
    Retention of phlegm, food retention, pregnancy
  79. All of the above
  80. Characteristics of a normal pulse
    Stomach Qi (Wei), Spirit (Shen), Root (Gen)
  81. All of the above
  82. A choppy and feeble pulse indicates
    Deficiency of blood and essence, impairment of Yin, exhaustion of body fluid
  83. All of the above
  84. A pulse that feels forceful, straight and long like a tight string of a musical instrument
    Wiry pulse
  85. A pulse that feels like its coming and going smoothly, feeling slick to the finger like 'beads rolling on a plate'
    Slippery pulse
  86. A pulse that feels like it is coming and going unsmoothly, giving a feeling of unevenness but no feeling of slickness when touched
    Choppy pulse
  87. A floating and rapid pulse indicates
    Exterior heat
  88. A flooding and rapid pulse indicates
    Excess heat
  89. The characteristics of a knotted pulse (Jie)
    A slow pulse with irregular intervals
  90. The characteristics of a intermittent pulse (Dai)
    A pulse pausing at regular intervals
  91. Clear vomitus without special smell is caused by
    Stomach cold
  92. Turbid vomitus with a sour and foul smell is caused by
    Stomach heat
  93. The smell of rotten apples from the mouth or body usually idicates
    serious diabetes mellitus
  94. The smell of urine from the body usually occurs in patients with
    Renal failure and uremia
  95. Bloody purulent sputum with fish stench usually occurs in patients with
    Pulmonary abcess
  96. Vomitus with fishy odor, pus and blood usually occurs in patients with
    Stomach abscess
  97. Loose stool with fish-stench usually occurs in patients with
    Spleen Yang Deficiency
  98. Sticky and profuse leukorrhea with fish stench usually occurs in patients with
    downward flow of cold-dampness
  99. Fetid stool accompanied with pain in the abdomen and rapid pulse usually occurs in patients with
    Downward flow of damp heat in the large intestine
  100. Cough with low voice and indistinct sound and white sputum usually suggests
    Wind cold
  101. Sudden onset of hoarseness and aphonia usually suggest
    Symptoms of exopathy due to stagnation of exopathogens in the lung
  102. Gradual occurrence of hoarseness and aphonia usually suggests
    Yin deficiency of the lung and kidney
  103. murmuring to oneself with repetition and interruption usually suggests
    Deficiency of the heart-Qi
  104. Rude and incoherent speech with curses, shouts in a loud voice usually suggests
    Mental disturbance due to phlegm fire
  105. Cough with a clear and soft sound and timid breathing usually suggests
    Lung Qi deficiency
  106. Spasmodic cough with a bark like a dog usually suggests
  107. What can be determined by the palpation of the cardiac apex (Xu Li)
    Zong Qi (Pectoral Qi)
  108. Tenderness in the Dannang Xue usually indicates
    Gallstones or cholecystitis
  109. Tenderness on the Lanwei Xue usually indicates
  110. If the swelling site pressed forcefully sinks and can not come up immediately after the pressure is moved indicates
    Water swelling
  111. Ji or Zheng indicates (Abdominal mass of definite shape that has pain)
    Blood stasis
  112. Alternate attacks of chills and fever usually occur in patients with
    Shaoyang disease, malaria,Pathogens that are retained in the site between the interior and exterior
  113. Yangming fever usually occurs from
    3-5 pm
  114. A patient with exterior cold syndrome will have
    More aversion to cold and a slight fever
  115. Spontaneous sweating usually occurs in patients with
    Qi deficiency
  116. Night sweating usually occurs in patients with
    Yin deficiency
  117. No sweating usually occurs in patients with
    Exterior cold syndrome
  118. Sweating on only one side of the body usually occurs in patients with
    Stroke, paralysis, Wei syndrome
  119. All of the above
  120. A patient with fever and aversion to wind usually has
    Exterior syndrome
  121. Distending pain occurs in patients with
    Qi stagnation, blood stasis, damp accumulation
  122. All of the above
  123. Stabbing pain usually occurs in patients with
    Blood stasis
  124. Dull pain usually occurs in patients with
    Deficiency syndrome
  125. Colic pain usually occurs in patients with
    Excess syndrome
  126. Yangming headache usually occurs at
  127. Shaoyang headache usually occurs at
    Temples/lateral sides
  128. Jueyin headache occurs at
  129. Headache with aversion to cold, worse with heat, and red face usually occurs in patients with
    Wind heat
  130. Headache with a hollow sensation and weak lumbar and knees usually occurs in patients with
    Kidney deficiency
  131. Pain wandering from joint to joint usually occurs in patients with
    Wandering Bi (Wind)
  132. Joint pain with red, swelling, burning or some nodules and rash usually indicates
    Heat Bi (heat)
  133. Severe pain in the joints relieved with warmth usually occurs in patients with
    Painful Bi (cold)
  134. Epigastric burning pain with hunger and no desire to eat indicates
    Stomach Yin deficiency
  135. Burning pain with night sweats and tidal fever indicates
    Liver yin deficiency
  136. Distending hypocondriac pain, agitation and sighing indicates
    Liver Qi stagnation
  137. If a patient suffers from tinnitus with a sudden onset aggravated by pressure of the ears and high pitch indicates
    Fire in the Sanjiao and Gallbladder meridians
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Syndrome Analysis TCM Dx
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