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A Survey on Korean Medicine Treatment for Traffic Injuries: A Second On-line In-depth Survey

교통사고 상해 증후군의 한의 임상진료 현황 조사: 2차 온라인 심층 설문 조사

  • Received : 2018.09.13
  • Accepted : 2018.10.02
  • Published : 2018.10.31

Abstract

Objectives To understand current status of clinical practice patterns on Korean Medicine treatment practice of traffic injury patients by 2nd on-line survey for developing Korean Medicine treatment clinical pratice guideline (CPG) for traffic injuries. Methods A revised questionnaire about current practice patterns of Korean Medicine treatments for traffic injuries was distributed by e-mail survey to 19,385 respondents of Korean Medicine doctors from May 21th in 2018 to June 21th in 2018. All data were statistically analysed. Results The response rate was 3.5%. Most of the respondents felt necessity of the development of Korean Medicine CPG for traffic injuries. The results showed the detailed usage and trend of current Korean Medicine treatment such as acupuncture, pharmacopuncture, moxibustion, Chuna manual therapy, cupping, Korean Medicine physiotherpy for traffic injury patients. Conclusions This survey helps to determine current Korea Medicine treatments' clinical practice patterns for traffic injury patients. All data from the survey will provide basic data for future clinical studies and adaptation for the revision of Korean Medicine CPG for traffic injuries.

Keywords

Traffic accidents;Health care survey;Clinical practice patterns;Korean Traditional Medicine

Acknowledgement

Supported by : Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI)