Choice of acupuncture model
Animal acupuncture model experiments, in ancient times, were first to apply the knowledge of animal anatomy to the human body; the other was to observe the animal's instinct in treating diseases, and to observe the animals after certain human factors were applied. Traditional Chinese veterinarians have been practicing TCM syndrome theories on domestic animals. In modern times, it first began with the pharmacological research of traditional Chinese medicine, and the application of acupuncture and moxibustion meridian is its successor. As a key syndrome model of contemporary Chinese medicine animal experiments, scattered research began in 1960, and developed rapidly after 1977.
The significance of animal acupuncture model research is firstly to avoid human experiments and animal experiments are easier to achieve experimental goals; secondly, for traditional Chinese medicine, animal acupuncture model research also includes the establishment of basic medical disciplines, the introduction of empirical methodology and rational biological concepts, and the introduction of experimental methods And other meanings; thirdly, all aspects of modern Chinese medicine animal experimental research may promote its improvement. The preparation of animal acupuncture model has its own rules in terms of the identification of syndrome types, animal selection, determination of modeling factors, model diagnosis and evaluation, experimental index selection, and disease-to-symptomatic model design.
What are the more complicated symptoms of Chinese medicine than western medicine? How to choose animal acupuncture model? First of all, we don't know how effective Chinese medicine is? When selecting animals, we also need to consider the drug resistance of the animals, as well as the size of the dosage, and choose animals according to the type of syndrome.