The Development of Modern Chinese Medicine in a Comparative Perspective of the History of Chinese and Western Medicine

Authors

  • Shuyue Dong

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.54691/bcpep.v10i.5209

Keywords:

Chinese Medicine; Western Medicine; Medical System; Public Health System; Medical Education.

Abstract

Chinese and Western medicine have different origins and have developed in different ways and with different contents. This paper focuses on a comparative study of the history of Chinese and Western medicine, tracing the development of ancient Greek medicine, the rescue and treatment of the Black Death in medieval Europe, and the medical treatment and public health represented by the prevention and treatment of smallpox in the Qing Dynasty. Chinese and Western medicine offered different paths to the rescue and treatment of disease from different perspectives. At the same time, the paper focus on the formation and development of the systematization of Chinese and Western medicine in modern times and the transformation of modern Chinese medicine under the influence of Western learning in the east. By discussing the changes in the modern Chinese medical education system - from ecclesiastical medicine to an integrated institutional training model, the further training of medical talents and finally the government's promulgation of the University Decree to provide modern By discussing the changes in the modern Chinese medical education system - from ecclesiastical medicine to an integrated institutional training model for medical personnel and finally the government’s promulgation of the University Decree to provide institutional guarantees for modern medical education, the significance of the convergence of Western and Chinese medicine for the development of modern Chinese medicine will be discussed in this paper.

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Published

2023-08-16

How to Cite

Dong, S. (2023). The Development of Modern Chinese Medicine in a Comparative Perspective of the History of Chinese and Western Medicine. BCP Education & Psychology, 10, 107-117. https://doi.org/10.54691/bcpep.v10i.5209