What Nei Jing and Mai Jing Say About Arterial Pulse Waves and Our Attempt to Illustrate Some of Their Statements

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H. Xue, Y. C. Fung

Department of AMES-Bioengineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, Calif. 92093

J Biomech Eng 111(1), 88-91 (Feb 01, 1989) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3168344 History: Received March 04, 1988; Revised December 05, 1988; Online June 12, 2009


A rich group of fluid mechanical problems are suggested in the classical Chinese books Nei Jing and Mai Jing. In this article the methods of pulse wave palpation described in these books are briefly explained, and an attempt to understand some of their statements is presented.

Copyright © 1989 by ASME
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