The effect chart represents a graphical view of the patient progress. Evaluating the effect of each treatment upon the patient is important and can be inserted to the chart when needed. Viewing the chart gives a quick intuitive feel of the general progress the patient is making.
Symptoms: Approximately 1500 symptoms, with referrals to acupoints, formulas, herbs, point combinations and syndromes, for making accurate diagnoses. More than 1000 indications and more than 400 functions are listed.
Chinese Syndromes: More than 80 syndromes related to internal organs are included, with detailed etiologies, treatment principles and suggested treatments with explanations (acupuncture, formulas, point combinations, nutrition).
Western Diseases: Approximately 250 Western diseases are listed, with information about the disease, its associated Chinese syndromes and the relevant treatment with acupuncture and/or herbs.
Acupoints: All points on the main meridians and a large selection of extra points (more than 450 acupoints in all) are listed, together with their functions and indications. In addition, point locations, instructions on how to find them, needling techniques, detailed photos and anatomical charts are given. Every point is also linked to a photo and Mandarin dialect voice file.
Auricular Therapy: A detailed listing is given of the ear acupoints, with a comprehensive, comparative indication of the location based on four different sources. The locations are depicted in a beautiful photograph of an actual ear. Point functions are given in detail.
Point Combinations: More than 400 combinations are presented, for the first time with an explanatory text for each combination. The program provides a search system to enable the most effective use of this feature.
Formulas: More than 300 classic Chinese formulas are given, with their Chinese name, their English name, a list of herbs, the amount of each ingredient, a formula category and functions, indications and contraindications.
Modifications: More than 1000 modifications of classic formulas are given, including a description of the functions and references to symptoms.
Herbs: 450 medicinal herbs are listed, with their Chinese and Western name, category, qualities, functions, actions, biochemical components, contraindications and recommended daily dosages.