Preliminary Study to Develop the Instrument on Pattern Identifications Knee Osteoarthritis

퇴행성무릎관절염 변증도구 개발에 관한 기초연구

  • Jeon, Dong Hwi (Department of Korean Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Dae-Jeon University) ;
  • Lee, Eun Jung (Department of Korean Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Dae-Jeon University) ;
  • So, Hyun Woo (College of Korean Medicine, Dae-Jeon University) ;
  • Hwang, Man Suk (Department of Korean Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Dae-Jeon University) ;
  • Yoo, Jeong Eun (Department of Gynecology, College of Korean Medicine) ;
  • Park, Yang Chun (Department of Internal Medicine, College of Korean Medicine) ;
  • Jung, In Chul (Department of Neuropsychiatry, College of Korean Medicine) ;
  • Oh, Min Seok (Department of Korean Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Dae-Jeon University)
  • 전동휘 (대전대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 이은정 (대전대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 소현우 (대전대학교 한의과대학) ;
  • 황만석 (대전대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 유정은 (대전대학교 한의과대학 부인과학교실) ;
  • 박양춘 (대전대학교 한의과대학 내과학교실) ;
  • 정인철 (대전대학교 한의과대학 신경정신과학교실) ;
  • 오민석 (대전대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실)
  • Received : 2017.03.16
  • Accepted : 2017.04.03
  • Published : 2017.04.30


Objectives The aim of this study was to develop a standard tool of pattern identification for Knee Osteoarthritis, which will be applied to clinical research. Methods The advisor committee for this study was organized by 11 panel of experts (Korean Rehabilitation Medicine professors, Acupuncture and Moxibustion professors belonging to Korean Medicine colleges, Principal Researcher of Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Doctor of Korean medicine). The pattern identifications and symptoms for this tool were extracted from published Korean and Chinese literature. Through the discussion among internal experts and consultation from advisors, the Instrument on Pattern Identifications for Knee Osteoarthritis was developed. Results 1) Five pattern identifications (The Wind, Chill, and Moisture, The Moist-Heat, Blood Stasis, Yang Deficiency of Spleen and Kidney, Yin Deficiency of Liver and Kidney) were set for the tool. 2) The mean weights which represent the importance of each symptom and scored on a hundred-point scale was obtained. 3) The Instrument on Pattern Identifications for Knee Osteoarthritis was designed in the self-reporting format composed of 46 questions. Conclusions The Instrument on Pattern Identifications for Knee Osteoarthritis was created through this study. Though this study is not proved about validity, reliability, the instrument of pattern identification for Knee Osteoarthritis is meaningful and expected to be applied to the subsequent.


Supported by : Ministry of Health & Welfare


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