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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 387164, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/387164
Research Article

An Investigation of the Use of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Stroke Patients in Taiwan

1Department of Anesthesiology, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei 110, Taiwan
2Management Office for Health Data, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung 404, Taiwan
3Graduate Institute of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung 404, Taiwan
4School of Chinese Medicine for Post-Baccalaureate, I-Shou University, Kaohsiung City 84001, Taiwan
5Department of Cardiology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei 100, Taiwan
6Graduate Institute of Integrated Medicine, College of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung 404, Taiwan
7Department of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung 404, Taiwan
8Chinese Medical Association, Taipei 100, Taiwan

Received 11 September 2012; Revised 14 November 2012; Accepted 19 November 2012

Academic Editor: Alvin J. Beitz

Copyright © 2012 Chien-Chang Liao et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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