© 2016

Evidence-based Research Methods for Chinese Medicine

  • Siu-wai Leung
  • Hao Hu

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Sze Chung Yuen, Hao Hu, Siu-wai Leung
    Pages 1-9
  3. Hui-juan Cao, Jian-ping Liu
    Pages 11-37
  4. Liming Lu, Xinfeng Guo, Zehuai Wen
    Pages 39-53
  5. Stephen Birch, Terje Alraek, Kun Hyung Kim, Myeong Soo Lee
    Pages 55-64
  6. Ka-Lok Wong, Yat-Tung Lo, Pang-Chui Shaw
    Pages 113-130
  7. Jia-Hong Lu, Min Li, Ming-Yue Wu, Cui-Zan Cai
    Pages 147-185

About this book


This book is a practical guide to the evidence-based medicine (EBM) research methods that are applicable to Chinese medicine (CM). It includes 3 parts: clinical research, healthcare data research and laboratory research. In each chapter, it explains how to acquire, analyze and evaluate a specific kind of CM research result. Authors exemplify the most important methods with successful cases in transforming reliable data into new knowledge of CM. This book emphasizes the requirements for CM researchers to design and conduct CM studies by following the best available principles, standards and guidelines.


Chinese medicine clinical studies pharmaceutical administration pharmacy research practices informatics drug development

Editors and affiliations

  • Siu-wai Leung
    • 1
  • Hao Hu
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Chinese Medical SciencesUniversity of MacauMacauMacao
  2. 2.Institute of Chinese Medical SciencesUniversity of MacauMacauMacao

About the editors

Editor Siu-wai Leung is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal: Chinese Medicine. He and Associate Professor Hao Hu are from Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences, University of Macau.

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