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Traditionally Trained Acupuncturists’ Views on the World Health Organization Traditional Medicine ICD-11 Codes: A Europe Wide Mixed Methods Study

The diagnostic categories used in Traditional Medicine (TM) that originated in China and are now used around the world have been classified for inclusion as a chapter within the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Diseases (ICD). As a new chapter in ICD, the TM ICD codes were subject to international field testing. A pilot field test of the TM ICD codes was conducted to investigate their clinical utility in the European context. Read more here.