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Frontiers of Medicine

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Front Med    2011, Vol. 5 Issue (2) : 157-162     DOI: 10.1007/s11684-011-0128-8
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Exploring the methodology and application of clinical pathway in evidence-based Chinese medicine
Sicheng Wang1(), He Yu2(), Jianping Liu3, Baoyan Liu4
1. Science and Technology Division for Chinese Medicine, Science and Technology Department, State Administration of Chinese Medicine, Beijing 100026, China; 2. Department of Clinical Foundation, Preclinical Medicine School, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing 100029, China; 3. Center for Evidence-Based Chinese Medicine, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing 100029, China; 4. China Academy of Chinese Medical Science, Beijing 100700, China
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Abstract  

At present, clinical pathway has become one of the most important health care reform measures in many countries. In this study, the authors introduced basic concepts and explored the application of the clinical pathway of evidence-based Chinese medicine incorporated with the methodology from the concepts of management, evidence-based medicine, operational research and health economics. Such concepts provide examples and experiences, on which the application of clinical pathway in Chinese medicine practice in China can be based.

Keywords evidence-based medicine      clinical pathway      methodology      concept      technical difficulty     
Corresponding Authors: Wang Sicheng,Email:wangsicheng@263.net; Yu He,Email:yuhe221@126.com   
Issue Date: 05 June 2011
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http://academic.hep.com.cn/fmd/EN/10.1007/s11684-011-0128-8     OR     http://academic.hep.com.cn/fmd/EN/Y2011/V5/I2/157
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