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The Journal of Pediatrics of Korean Medicine
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The Association of Korean Oriental Pediatrics
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Volume 25, Issue 3 - Dec 2011
Volume 25, Issue 2 - Aug 2011
Volume 25, Issue 1 - Apr 2011
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A Case Report on Krabbe Disease Patient with Oriental Medicine
Park, Seul-Ki ; Kim, Cho-Young ; Chang, Gyu-Tae ;
The Journal of Pediatrics of Korean Medicine, volume 25, issue 2, 2011, Pages 1~7
DOI : 10.7778/jpkm.2011.25.2.001
Objectives: This study is to report a treatment case of the Krabbe Disease with herbal medicine and acupuncture. The purpose of this study is to report clinical effects of an oriental medical treatment on the Krabbe Disease patient who also has stool problem, sleep disorder, and anorexia. Methods: Herbal medicine and acupuncture are performed on the patient with the general symptoms such as constipation, sleep disorder, anorexia, and coldness of feet. Results: Only treated by oriental medicine, the patient`s constipation, sleep disorder, anorexia, and coldness of feet vanish, and the patient maintains her condition for a month. Conclusions: This study shows that oriental medical treatments are effective in treating the general symptoms that a Krabbe Disease patients has. To be more accurate, further studies are necessary.
The Use of Oriental Medicine for Pediatric Outpatients with Atopic Dermatitis
Jo, Min-Seo ; Han, Jae-Kyung ; Kim, Yun-Hee ;
The Journal of Pediatrics of Korean Medicine, volume 25, issue 2, 2011, Pages 8~14
DOI : 10.7778/jpkm.2011.25.2.008
Objectives: This study is performed to investigate the use of oriental medicine on pediatric outpatients with atopic dermatitis(AD). Methods: The study was carried out with 267 AD outpatients who visited the Department of Pediatrics, Oriental Medical Hospital from January 2010 to May 2011 and was completed by reviewing patients` chart. Results: The relative frequency of AD on the oriental pediatrics hospital was 6.8%. In a sexual distribution, the male children were more frequent than the females. In an age distribution, atopic dermatitis children visited the hospital were the most frequent in the age from 3 to 10. The highest frequency that started the oriental therapy after the outbreak of AD was from 1 month to 1 year. Approximately, 49.4% of the children who visited hospital relied on western medicine in treating their atopic dermatitis. The therapeutic effect of the oriental medicine was found to be excellent in 47.9%, no change was seen in 16.9%, and aggravation was seen in 3.4% of the patients. Less than a month of oriental treatment was the most common. The improvement depending on the length of the treatment was found to be 91.8% in more than 3 months, and 21.8% in less than 1 month. The use of the herbal medicine and herbal external treatment was seen in 67.4% and the therapeutic effect was improved in 63.3% of the patients. Conclusions: Considering the results, we can improve accommodation of oriental therapies for the pediatric outpatients with atopic dermatitis, and enhance the doctor-patient relationship to help the children with atopic dermatitis.
A Clincal Study on the Effect of Intranasal Acupuncture Treatment on Pediatric Allergic Rhinitis
Hong, Sang-Joon ; Choi, Ga-Hye ; Song, In-Sun ;
The Journal of Pediatrics of Korean Medicine, volume 25, issue 2, 2011, Pages 15~26
DOI : 10.7778/jpkm.2011.25.2.015
Objectives: The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of Intranasal acupuncture treatment in allergic rhinitis patients. Methods: This study was carried with the 42 pediatric allergic rhinitis who had been treated in our hospital. Inner young-hyang was used for the intranasal acupuncture points. Their nasal cavity was observed via anterior rhinoscopy. We induced patient`s inferior turbiante bleeding by acupuncture. Patients nasal symtoms and QOL(quality of life) were assessed by the Total Nasal Symptom Score(TNSS) and Quality of Life Questionnaire for Korean Rhinitisian(QLQKR). Results: Total Nasal Symptom Score(TNSS) and Quality of Life Questionnaire for Korean Rhinitisian(QLQKR) were significantly improved. Conclusions: Intranasal acupuncture treatment is relatively effective in treating pediatric allergic rhinitis.
A Case Report of a 7-year-old Hemophilic Arthropathy Patient Treated by Oriental Medical Treatment
Hong, Hyo-Shin ; Lee, Jin-Young ;
The Journal of Pediatrics of Korean Medicine, volume 25, issue 2, 2011, Pages 27~38
DOI : 10.7778/jpkm.2011.25.2.027
Objectives: The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the therapeutic effect of oriental medical treatment on Hemophilic arthropathy. Methods: The patient was treated by Herb medicine, Acupuncture, Moxibustion, and Cupping. As a result, improvement in the ROM of joints was shown. ROM(Range of motion), Lequesne`s functional index(LFI), WOMAC index and Visual analogue scale(VAS) were used to measure the progression. Results The ROM, LFI, WOMAC index and VAS were evaluated during admission. All scales improved; ROM of knee joint :
), ROM of ankle joint :
), LFI : 15 to 4, WOMAC index : 55 to 12 and VAS : 5.0 to 1.0. We also improved the patient`s symptoms with oriental medical treatment. Conclusions: According to the results, oriental medical treatment is considered to be effective on Hemophilic arthropathy and further study is needed.
Two Cases of Patients with Developmental Disorder Treated by Herbal Medicine Alone
Yu, Sun-Ae ;
The Journal of Pediatrics of Korean Medicine, volume 25, issue 2, 2011, Pages 39~54
DOI : 10.7778/jpkm.2011.25.2.039
Objectives: The purpose of this study is to report clinical effect of herbal medicine on developmental disorder Methods: The patients were treated with herbal medicine and evaluated by gross motor function measure(GMFM), and pediatric evaluation of disability inventory(PEDI). Results: The patient`s gross motor function measure, and pediatric evaluation of disability inventory were significantly improved after six months to nine months of herbal medicine treatment. Conclusions: This study shows that herbal medicine is effective on developmental disorder induced. However, further clinical studies are needed.
A Clinical Study of the Children and Adolescents Inpatients Admitted to the Oriental Medical Hospital
Son, Mi-Ju ; Han, Jae-Kyung ; Kim, Yun-Hee ;
The Journal of Pediatrics of Korean Medicine, volume 25, issue 2, 2011, Pages 55~72
DOI : 10.7778/jpkm.2011.25.2.055
Objectives: The purpose of this study is to investigate clinical features of children and adolescents patients admitted to the oriental medical hospital. Methods: The study composed of 1284 inpatients aging from 0 to 19 who had been admitted in 4 oriental medical hospitals located in Daejeon and Chungcheong. Results: 1. In this study, 688 boys and 715 girls were examined, giving the ratio of 0.96:1. Average age of the children and adolescents was 11.5, and the number of inpatients has increased as getting older. 2. The percentage of children and adolescents inpatients has increased every year : 9.1% in 2005, 13.0% in 2006, 13.8% in 2007, 16.3% in 2008, 18.0% in 2009, with 22.2% in 2010, 7.8% until May 2011. The month scored the highest admittance was December and the lowest was March. 3. In systemic division, the musculoskeletal system was the most common, followed by neuromuscular system, respiratory system, digestive system, psychological system, and nervous system. 4. Most patients have admitted in acupuncture & moxibustion department, followed by oriental pediatrics, oriental rehabilitation medicine. 5. In Pediatrics, 196 boys and 166 girls were admitted. The age distribution showed that 6.4% were in infancy, 43.6% in preschool period, 30.1% in prepuberal period, 18.8% in early puberty and 1.1% in late puberty. The percentage of pediatrics inpatients has increased every year. Conclusions: More data of patients should be collated for further study. More detailed study with different kinds of diseases are expected based on this study.
The Study on Life Style, Weight Control Reality and Tongue Diagnosis according to Body Mass Index in Adolescent Girls in Jeonju
Min, Deul-Le ; Kim, Mi-Ki ; Lee, Hyun-Ki ; Park, Eun-Jung ;
The Journal of Pediatrics of Korean Medicine, volume 25, issue 2, 2011, Pages 73~87
DOI : 10.7778/jpkm.2011.25.2.073
Objectives: This study is to investigate life style and weight control based on the body mass index, and tongue diagnosis in adolescent girls. Help controling unnecessary weight and establishing proper understanding of desirable body images and healthy life for adolescents are expected. Methods: The questionnaire surveys and physical examinations were conducted to examine the life style, weight-control behaviors, and the health status of 173 adolescent girls in Jeonju. Among the students surveyed, 162 answered seriously and were accepted as subjects for the study. Results: 1. The mean height was 160.4 cm and weight was 54.21 kg. The mean BMI of the girls was 21.1 kg/m2, which is normal. The percentages of the normal weight group (71.6%), overweight group (16.7%), obesity group (9.9%), underweight group (1.9%) were shown respectively. 2. The oriental medicine doctor examined the tongue diagnosis. The thin and white tongue fur was the most common (20.7%). This diagnosis showed no statistical significance to BMI. 3. The ideal height for the girls was 165 cm, and the ideal weight was 49 kg. 4. A considerable number of girls (50.6%) thought that a thin body figure was the most beautiful body shape for the women. 5. Even though the percentages of an actual overweight or obese group were 26.6%, 42.0% of the girls thought that they were plump. 6. 94.83% of the normal weight group concerned about the weight regulation. 7. Many girls were dissatisfied with their own body shape, and 86.9% of girls regarded being in a shape was important. 70.69% of the normal weight group answered that they were under stress of their body shapes. Conclusions: The findings of this study demonstrate that there are serious misconceptions on body shapes of the adolescent girls, and mostly, unnecessary and inadequate weight control behaviors were done. Therefore, establishing adequately education on their desirable body images and healthy life is needed for the adolescent girls. In this study, there is no significant relationship between BMI and tongue diagnosis. For the number of subjects is not enough, further study on the relationship between the two is expected.
A Case Report of a Child with Mycoplasma Pneumonia
Ryu, Su-Hyang ; Kim, Oh-Young ; Park, Geun-Hee ; Choi, Seon-Wook ; Chae, Jung-Won ;
The Journal of Pediatrics of Korean Medicine, volume 25, issue 2, 2011, Pages 88~93
DOI : 10.7778/jpkm.2011.25.2.088
Objectives: The purpose of this study is to find the effect of Keumsuyukgunjeongamibang and aromatherapy on a child diagnosed with mycoplasma pneumonia. Methods: The child had been treated with herbal medicine and aromatherapy for 8 days. In order to examine the improvement, chest X-ray and blood test were performed. Results: Various symptoms, such as, coughing, rhinorrhea, dyspnea, was disappeared. The series of 4 X-ray images and blood test proved that the patient has improved. Conclusions: The result of this study shows that administration of Keumsuyukgunjeongamibang and aromatherapy are effective in treatment of mycoplasma pneumonia.
A Case Report about Obese Child
Jung, Sun-Kyung ; Yu, Sun-Ae ; Lee, Seung-Yeon ;
The Journal of Pediatrics of Korean Medicine, volume 25, issue 2, 2011, Pages 94~101
DOI : 10.7778/jpkm.2011.25.2.094
Objectives: The childhood obesity causes not only physical problems but also psychosocial ones, thus making it difficult to treat than adult obesity. To prove this, study was performed to examine an obese child who was on an oriental medical treatment. Methods: This study was based on the obese child, visited the oriental medical center from March 13th, 2010 to December 22th, 2010. The patient has taken herbal medicine, moxibution, low frequency acupuncture, auricular therapy, and behavior modification. Results: While the patient was treated, his Body weight, Body Mass Index, Fat percents were reduced and the effect lingered for five more months since the treatment. Conclusions: This study shows that herbal medicine is effective on developmental disorder induced. However, further clinical studies are needed.
Analysis of Baby Bath Preparation
Lee, Hye-Lim ; Han, Jae-Kyung ; Kim, Yun-Hee ;
The Journal of Pediatrics of Korean Medicine, volume 25, issue 2, 2011, Pages 102~110
DOI : 10.7778/jpkm.2011.25.2.102
Objectives: The purpose of this study is to analyze the baby bath preparation and provide necessary information on the upcoming herbal bath preparation for atopic dermatitis. Methods: We selected 113 baby bath preparation by searching typing in "baby bath preparation" in 6 major web-search-engines, and 17 web shopping malls in Korea. 11 items were evaluated under three criteria : type of product, function and ingredient of goods. Results: Result showed that the most common type of bath preparation were liquid type. 96% of the products contained medical agents. Ingredients of the medical agents were herbal medicine, aroma oil, spring and sea ingredients, vitamin and extract. 33% of the products were bath preparation for the atopic dermatitis and 74% of the products were only for the baby. Conclusions: It is necessary to make a government level guideline for natural materials used in bath preparation, and to develop new products contained herbal medicine abide by oriental medical theory.
Estimated Factors and Clinical Characteristics of Children Diagnosed with Idiopathic Precocious Puberty
Kim, Ki-Hoon ; Shin, Dong-Gil ; Kim, Dae-Hyun ;
The Journal of Pediatrics of Korean Medicine, volume 25, issue 2, 2011, Pages 111~120
DOI : 10.7778/jpkm.2011.25.2.111
Objectives: The purpose of this study is to estimate genetic and environmental factors, which can affect Idiopathic true Precocious puberty, and to evaluate the clinical and endocrinologic characteristics. Methods: Retrospective and Comparative analysis of 76 children (72 girls and 4 boys) has been diagnosed with idiopathic true precocious puberty, and treated with GnRHa from December 2008 to July 2011. Results: 1. The Average chronological age (CA. yr) of children diagnosed with idiopathic true precocious puberty was
(boys). 2. The Average height & weight percentile (%ile) of the girls diagnosed with idiopathic true precocious puberty was
. 3. The girls` mothers have diagnosed with idiopathic true precocious puberty, and they were shorter than the average. This shows that mother`s small height and idiopathic true precocious puberty are closely related to each other. 4. BMI percentile (%ile) of girls diagnosed with idiopathic true precocious puberty was
. 23.6% of children were diagnosed with overweight or obesity. This result shows that obesity and idiopathic true precocious puberty are proportionally related. 5. Birth weights (kg) of the children diagnosed with idiopathic true precocious puberty were
(boys). 8.3% of children were diagnosed with Intrauterine growth retardation. 6. The Average bone ages (BA. yr) of the children diagnosed with idiopathic true precocious puberty were
(boys). The Average BA-CA was
(boys). 7. The Average predicted adults` height (PAH. cm) of the children diagnosed with idiopathic true precocious puberty was
(boys). The Average MPH-PAH was
(boys). 8. 23.6% of the children treated with GnRHa were co-treated with Growth Hormone. Conclusions: Estimated factors which cause Idiopathic true precocious puberty are mother`s small height, obesity, and Intrauterine growth retardation. However, the studies of Oriental Medicine for Idiopathic true precocious puberty were lacking. Further clinical and experimental researches are needed.