By Donald Janner

The appropriate time-saver for the busy clinician on the entrance strains of pediatric care, this useful advisor offers a realistic "how-to" point of view on analysis and remedy for quite a number quite often encountered infections.

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Both Korean and Japanese medicine utilize the concept of gi or ki based on early translations of Chinese medical texts and the introduction of medical practitioners to their courts [17]. Adoption of Chinese medical theory and materia medica took place sooner in Korea owing largely to its location adjacent to the Chinese empire. During the Song dynasty (970–1279), medical texts such as the Suwen were imported to the Koryo court [18]. Early forms of Korean medicine engaged extensively with Chinese medical theories of yin ( ) and yang ( ) (the opposite but ­complementary qualities of all things), meridians, acupuncture and qi.

Early European and Near Eastern humoral medicine (Unani) are different from the above in that it is not simply the flow, obstruction, or stagnation of substances that is of concern, but rather the balance of four humors: Yellow Bile, Black Bile, Blood and Phlegm. Four reservoirs of these substances reside within the body and can affect one another: when one humor is deficient, another is in excess. The object of therapy is to regulate the flows of these humors so as to achieve their balance. Even biomedicine has its flows and blockages.

The Tutsi, much like the archetypal agakeecuru discussed above, exert their malevolent influence on the social group not so much by what they do as by ­inherent qualities which they supposedly embody. In that sense they approach ‘blocking beings’, the mythical nemeses Flows and blockages in Rwandan ritual and notions of the body Techniques of cruelty – the genocide of 1994 2 19 The Ethnomedicine of Energy – A Global View 2 20 of Rwandan tradition (agakeecuru, impenebere, or impa), and like these figures, they possess fearful powers.

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