The Effect of Cervi Pantotrichum Cornu Pharmacopuncture at Pyesu (BL13) on Chronic cough: Report of Six Cases

Article information

J Korean Acupunct Moxib Soc. 2013;30(5):253-262
Publication date (electronic) : 2013 December 20
doi : https://doi.org/10.13045/acupunct.2013065
1Department of Acupuncture & Moxibustion Medicine, Dongseo Oriental Medical Hospital
2Department of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine, Dongseo Oriental Medical Hospital
*Corresponding author : Department of Acupuncture & Moxibustion Medicine, Dongseo Oriental Medical Hospital, 194-37, Yeonhui-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 120-830, Republic of Korea, Tel : +82-2-320-7917 Email : s_destiny@naver.com
Received 2013 November 11; Revised 2013 November 26; Accepted 2013 November 26.

Abstract

Objectives:

The purpose of this study is to observe the effect of Cervi Pantotrichum Cornu Pharmacopuncture at Pyesu(BL13) on Chronic Cough.

Methods:

6 patients with the cough treated with Cervi Pantotrichum Cornu Pharmacopuncture at Pyesu(BL13), then self-conscious complain rates were studied.

Results:

There are remarkable improvement in self-conscious complain rate about cough, sputum, sore throat, runny nose, chest pain, fatigue which chronic cough patients complained.

Conclusions:

Cervi Pantotrichum Cornu Pharmacopuncture is effective to chronic cough.

Number of Symptomatic Degree(Case 1)

Number of Symptomatic Degree(Case 2)

Number of Symptomatic Degree(Case 3)

Number of Symptomatic Degree(Case 4)

Number of Symptomatic Degree(Case 5)

Number of Symptomatic Degree(Case 6)

Result of Treatment

Cure Rate

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Table 1.

Number of Symptomatic Degree(Case 1)

Cough Sore throat Sputum Runny nose Chest pain Fatigue Total
3. 1 10 10 6 6 0 7 39
4. 3 7 5 4 2 0 3 23
4. 5 3 3 1 0 0 1 8
4. 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 1

Table 2.

Number of Symptomatic Degree(Case 2)

Cough Sore throat Sputum Runny nose Chest pain Fatigue Total
9. 6 10 9 6 0 5 5 35
9. 9 8 5 4 0 3 3 23
9. 11 6 3 2 0 1 1 13
9. 13 3 1 0 0 0 0 4

Table 3.

Number of Symptomatic Degree(Case 3)

Cough Sore throat Sputum Runny nose Chest pain Fatigue Total
10. 7 10 6 0 0 0 7 23
10. 9 8 3 0 0 0 4 15
10. 11 3 2 0 0 0 1 6
10. 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 1

Table 4.

Number of Symptomatic Degree(Case 4)

Cough Sore throat Sputum Runny nose Chest pain Fatigue Total
7. 3 10 10 8 5 10 8 51
7. 5 8 8 4 3 8 5 36
7. 8 5 4 2 1 3 2 17
7. 10 3 2 1 0 0 0 6

Table 5.

Number of Symptomatic Degree(Case 5)

Cough Sore throat Sputum Runny nose Chest pain Fatigue Total
9. 6 10 5 10 9 3 10 47
9. 9 9 3 6 6 2 6 32
9. 11 6 2 2 2 1 3 16
9. 13 4 0 1 1 0 0 6

Table 6.

Number of Symptomatic Degree(Case 6)

Cough Sore throat Sputum Runny nose Chest pain Fatigue Total
2. 26 10 10 10 0 2 6 38
2. 28 7 7 7 0 1 3 25
3. 2 7 6 6 0 0 1 20
3. 4 4 1 2 0 0 0 7

Table 7.

Result of Treatment

Before treatment 1st treatment 2nd treatment 3rd treatment Total
Case 1 39 23 8 1 39 → 1
Case 2 35 23 13 4 35 → 4
Case 3 20 13 6 1 20 → 1
Case 4 51 36 17 6 51 → 6
Case 5 47 32 16 6 47 → 6
Case 6 38 25 20 7 38 → 7

Table 8.

Cure Rate

Symptom VAS mean
Mean of gap before and after
Before After
Cough 10 2.7 7.3
Sore throat 8.3 0.5 7.8
Sputum 6.7 0.7 6.0
Runny nose 3.3 0.2 3.1
Chest pain 3.3 0 3.3
Fatigue 7.0 0 7.0