A visual grid to digitally record an Ayurvedic Prakriti assessment; a first step toward integrated electronic health records
Stranieri, Andrew, Butler-Henderson, Kerryn, Sahama, Tony, Perera, Pathirage Kamal, Da Silva, Jonas Lima, Pelonio, Danwin, Manjunath, Sai Suman, & Raghavachar, Dharini (2016) A visual grid to digitally record an Ayurvedic Prakriti assessment; a first step toward integrated electronic health records. Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine. (In Press)
In recent years, factors including globalization and economic growth in India and Sri Lanka have driven an important modernization of Ayurvedic Medicine, characterized by increases in evidence-based research and initiatives to standardize remedies and procedures.1 Ramakrishna et al2 provide an important example of this trend with the standardization and validation of a questionnaire for the assessment of Prakriti. Prakriti represents an individual's unique personality, constitution or connection with the universe and is described on three dimensions or Dhosas; Kapha, Vata and Pitta. 3 Ayurvedic clinicians assess a patient's Dhosa profile in order to customize diagnoses and customize treatments. Conventionally, a Dhosa profile is described using linguistic phrases such as Kapha-Vata, or Pitta-Vata Prakriti...
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Ayurvedic medicine, Alternative medicine, Electronic health record, Health IT, Tridhosa|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2016, Center for Food and Biomolecules, National Taiwan University|
|Deposited On:||17 Jul 2016 22:58|
|Last Modified:||20 Jul 2016 04:40|
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