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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 869894, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/869894
Research Article

Extraction of Clinical Indicators That Are Associated with the Heat/Nonheat and Excess/Deficiency Patterns in Pattern Identifications for Stroke

1Medical Research Division, Brain Disease Research Center, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, 1672 Yuseongdae-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 305-811, Republic of Korea
2Korean National Rehabilitation Center, Seoul, Republic of Korea
3University College of Health Sciences, Institute of Acupuncture, 0855 Oslo, Norway
4National Research Center in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NAFKAM), Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway

Received 27 August 2014; Accepted 29 September 2014

Academic Editor: Keji Chen

Copyright © 2015 Ju Ah Lee 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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