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Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2019 Jun 12;39(6):661-5. doi: 10.13703/j.0255-2930.2019.06.026.

[Exploration on Zhongguo Zhenjiuxue (Chinese Acupuncture-Moxibustion Science) in the Republic of China].

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Second Clinical Medical College, Nanjing University of CM, Nanjing 210023, Jiangsu Province, China.
Institute of Chinese Medicine Literature and Culture, Shandong University of TCM, Jinan 250335.


Zhongguo Zhenjiuxue (Chinese Acupuncture-Moxibustion Science) is a professional periodical of acupuncture-moxibustion, created by YANG Yi-ya in Peking, the Republic of China and issued nationally. In this paper, the editorial board, distribution, main category and content were collected and analyzed systematically. It is shown that acupuncture-moxibustion scholars in the Republic of China had made the active exploration for promoting the exchange and progress of acupuncture and moxibusiton. This periodical displays the clinical experiences and academic thoughts of acupuncture-moxibustion masters in that era and their responsibility to the spreading of medical information. Moreover, this periodical is one of the platforms for the integration of acupuncture-moxibustion with western medicine in the Republic of China, as well as for the exchange of the updated knowledge. This periodical is the important literature on acupuncture and moxibustion in the era of the Republic of China and is valuable for the literature and historical researches.


Republic of China; Zhongguo Zhenjiuxue (Chinese Acupuncture-Moxibustion Science); literature research; periodical

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