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35 Cards in this Set

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name the 3 eitologies for acute infantile convulsions
invasion of seasonal pathogenic wind - wind - internal heat - liver wind - convulsions

food stagnation leading to phlegm fire - wind - convulsions

sudden fright - fright leads to stirring of qi and blood and the mind
name the chronic etiology of infantile convulsions
deficiency condition injuring the SP and St leading to blood not nourishing the liver leading to wind = convulsions
what meridians are used to treat acute convulsions and what is the t. p.
DU and Liver

promote recussictation and supress wind
what meridians are use to treat chronic convulsions and what is the tp
DU and Ren

adjust the yin and yang
upward gazing - lockjaw - neck rigidity - rapid and wiry pulse
acute rx yintang - du26 - liv3
acute rx +? for pathogenic heat convulsions
du14 - li11 and 12 jingwell pts
fever - head ache - cough, congested throat - thrist irritability
food stagnation leading to pathogenic phlegm heat convulsions
sudden fright tp and rx
calm mind and stop convulsions

sishencong - p8 - ki1
rx for chronic convulsions
du20 - du24 - st36 - sp6 - ren4
infantile diarrhea is characterized by...
disharmony of the spleen and stomach
etiology of diarrhea
irregular diet/over feeding injuring sp and st

attack of exogenous pathogenic factors / damp heat
which meridian is used to tx diarrhea and what is the basic rx
foot yangming

st25 - st37 - sifeng
presence of undigested milk and food in feces - frequent hiccups - anorexia
overfeeding / irregular diet
overfeeding rx
ren11 and ren 6
loose stools with yellow color - offensive smell - abdominal pain - burning anus
damp heat diarrhea
damp heat diarrhea rx
li4 - li11 - sp9
dietary recommendations for diarrhea
small, light diet - porriage, millet, da zhao
what are the causes of infantile malnutrition
irregular intake of food - improper nursing - parasitosis - general debility due to a chronic illness that injures the sp and st
etiology of malnutrition
irregular intake of food - may impair the sp and st - tetention of undigested food - damages the sp and st - qi and blood in the zangfu have lack of nourishment

improper nursing after a chronic disease or parasitosis may also impair the fx of the sp and st and consume bf - undigested food
what meridians are selected for malnutrition
foot taiyin and foot yangming
sp/st deficiency rx
ren10 - ub20 - ub21 - st36 - sp3 - sifeng
prasitosis rx

teethgrinding - sp15

acupressure along spine ub18, 19, 20, 21
infantile paralysis is caused by...
the invasion of epidemic pathogenic factors which injure the meridians
etiology for paralysis
mainly due to invasion of pathogenic wind, damp and heat which invade the lu and st - these accumulate and turn into heat wich obstruct the meridians - ying, wei, qi and blood fail to flow and tendons, vessels and muscles fail to be nourished.

long standing of the diseases will exhaust qi, blood and essence affecting the liver and ki leading to atrophy and deformity
which meridians are selected for paralysis
foot yangming to regulate the circulation of qi in the meridians
upper limb rx
li15 - li11 - li4 - sj5 - ub10 - du14
lower limb rx
st31 - st36 - st41 - gb30 - gb34 - gb39 - sp6 - ub60 - huatojiaji
reverse flexion of knee rx
ub36 - ub40 - ub57
inversion of foot rx
gb40 - ub62 - gb31
eversion of foot rx
ki 3 - ki 6
what meridians are used for mumps and what is the tp
shaoyang and yangming

expel wind and heat - remove agglomeration
mumps rx
st6 - sj17 - sj5 - li11 - li4
mumps with chill and fever
mumps with high fever
du14 - li11 - jingwell points
mumps with pain in the testies
liv3 and liv8