Promoting Optimal Health with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Mary Koithan, Cheryl Wright

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Nurse practitioners and TCM providers often embrace a similar holistic view of health and wellness. Both recommend health promotion and recognize that disease prevention requires harmony, balance, and moderation in diet, exercise, work-play, relationships, rest/sleep. In order to protect from external causes of disease, the host must be strong, fortified, and resilient-all of which results from harmonious and mindful living. Patients requesting TCM interventions should be referred to a qualified practitioner, which can be found at

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)306-307
Number of pages2
JournalJournal for Nurse Practitioners
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing


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