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What is the location of the fire point of the foot tai-yang meridian? In the depression between the external malleolus and tendocalcaneus.
zi fu zi (radix aconiti) enters all of the following channels except A. Liver B. Heart C. Spleen D. Kidney C. Spleen (Bensky, 3rd edition, page 673)
A patient has chronic loose stools, chilliness, cold back sensations, and deep-weak-slow pulse. What is the treatment plan? A. Tonify and Warm Spleen and Kidney Yang B. Tonify and Warm the Kidneys, Transform Water, Warm and Tonify Spleen Yang A. Tonify and Warm Spleen and Kidney Yang Source: Kidney and Spleen Yang Deficiency - The Foundations of Chinese Medicine, Maciocia, 2005 page 610; 1989 Edition page page 262
A patient has cough with white frothy-watery sputum. What is the treatment plan? A. Resolve phlegm, Clear Heat, Stimulate Lung Descending function B. Resolve Phlegm, Restore Lung Descending function C. Resolve Phlegm & tonify Spleen, Lung & KD Yang C.Resolve Phlegm and tonify Spleen, Lung and Kidney Yang Source: Phlegm-Fluids Obstructing Lungs - The Foundations of Chinese Medicine, Maciocia, 2005 page 562; 1989 Edition page 239. The 1989 edition has Resolve Phlegm, Tonify Spleen Qi, Tonify Lung Qi
A patient has sudden epigastric pain, vomiting, cold feelings, and deep and tight pulse. What is the treatment plan? A. Expel Cold, Warm the Stomach, Stimulate Stomach Descending Function B. Remove Food Retention, Stimulate Stomach Descending A. Expel cold, Warm the stomach, stimulate stomach descending function Source: Cold Invading the Stomach - The Foundations of Chinese Medicine, Maciocia, 2005 page 627; 1989 Edition page 270
A 27 year-old woman has constipation as the main complaint. She usually has two bowel movements per week. Her period has a scanty blood flow with PMS. She has poor memory and insomnia. The tongue is pale. The pulse is choppy (se mai). Treatment? Nourish LIver Blood, Moisten the Intestines Source: Deficient Blood - The Practice of Chinese Medicine, Maciocia, 1994, page 486
A 44 year-old man has had back pain for the past ten years. The pain is worse with work and improves with rest. He has night sweats, depression, insomnia, and dry mouth at night. The tongue is red and without coating. The pulse is weak (xu). Treatment? Strengthen the back, Nourish Kidney Yin Source: Deficient Kidney Yin - The Practice of Chinese Medicine, Maciocia, 1994, page 617
Which of the following points is needled obliquely upward? A. GV-8 (jin suo) B. GV-7 (zhong shu) C. GV-9 (zhi yang) D. GV-6 (ji zhong) C. GV-9 (zhi yang) CAM 2003 edition, page 230
Which drink clears the head, relieves thirst and restlessness, resolves phlegm, and reduces cholesterol? A. wine B. green tea C. coffee D. milk B. green tea Source: avoid with insomnia; better not to drink on empty stomach due to tannin - Tao of Nutrition, 2000, page 112
Which drink is contraindicated in both hypertension and pregnancy? A. green tea B. milk C. wine D. coffee D. coffee Source: also contraindicated with stomach ulcers or insomnia - Tao of Nutrition, 2000, page 107
Which drink is contraindicated with cold conditions, damp conditions, or diarrhea? A. coffee B. milk C. green tea D. wine B. milk Source: Tao of Nutrition, 2000, page 100
What point is located in the depression bt the prominence of later malleolus & Achilles tendon? A. Meeting pt of foot tai-yang w/Yang motility vessel B.confluent pt of foot tai-yang merid. w/Yang mot. vessel C. Jing-river pt foot tai-yang merid. C. Jing-river point of foot tai-yang meridian Source: BL-60 (kun lun) - A Manual of Acupuncture, Deadman, 2001, page 318
Which point combination best treats dropped wrist in infantile paralysis? A. TB-9 (si du), TB-5 (wai guan) B. TB-4 (yang chi), TB-10 (tian jing) C. PC-7 (da ling), TB-4 (yang chi) D. LI-5 (yang xi), SI-6 (yang lao) A. TB 9 (si du), TB 5 (wai guan) Source: CAM 2003 edition, page 509
Which point combination best treats mumps with swelling and pain in the testes? A. CV-4 (guan yuan), BL-23 (shen shu) B. LR-3 (tai chong), LR-8 (qu quan) C. LR-5 (li gou), BL-23 (shen shu) D. CV-1 (hui yin), GV-20 (bai hui) not sure of the answer, lost it while typing in stuff
zhu ru (caulis bambusae) enters all of the following channels except the A. Liver channel B. Gall Bladder channel C. Lung channel D. Stomach channel A. Liver channel Source: Materia Medica, Bensky, 3rd Edition, page 392
Needling ST-2 (sibai) with lifting and thrusting may injure A. the infraorbital nerve B. orbital vein C. the sinus cavity D. infratrochlear nerve A. Infraorbital nerve source: Deadman 2000, page 131
The spinal canal is how deep from the skin surface in the DU channel points? A. 1.25 and 1.75 cun B. 0.5 and 1.0 cun C. 1.0 to 2.0 cun D. 1.5 to 2.25 cun A. 1.25 and 1.75 cun source: Deadman 2000, page 536
Deeper needling at LI-17 (tianding) or LI-18 (futu) A. may puncture the superior thyroid or inferior thyroid artery B. may puncture the lingual artery C. may puncture the carotid artery or jugular vein D. may puncture the vertabral artery C. May puncture the carotid A or Jugular V Source: Deadman 2000, page 118
In needling LIV-12 (jimai) one should take caution not to puncture the A. external iliac artery B. internal iliac artery C. great saphenous vein D. femoral vein D. Femoral vein Source: Deadman 2000, page 488
Which point can cause pneumothorax when needled perpendicularly or obliquely away from the spine? A. extra point shiqizhuixia B. extra point weiguanxiashu C. extra point huanzhong D. extra point zhoujian B. Weiguanxiashu Source: Deadman 2000, page573
All of the following are either contraindications or cautions for she xiang (moschus) except A. pregnancy B. chronic convulsions from Spleen xu C. yin xu with heat D. hypertension E. reduced kidney function B. chronic convulsions from SP XU Source: Materia Medica, Bensky, 3rd Edition, page 948
Compare large(da mai)vsflooding pulse(hong mai): A.Large pulse= =food stag;flooding pulse=Phlegm stag B.A large pulse=yin or essence def; flooding pulse only indic excess heat synd C.Large pulse indic excess SP Dampness a flooding pulse=Excess KD Water B. A large pulse indicates yin or essence deficiency while a flooding pulse only indicates excess heat syndrome Source: Diagnosis Study Guide, Yi and Stone, 2008, page 321
Compare short pulse (duan mai)vs moving pulse (dong mai).A.short pulse=taut, hard,&fast;moving pulse is stronger on superf.vs deep B.short=slower than moving pulse;moving pulse=slippery, forceful&fast C.short=short twisted cord;moving=vibrating violin B. A short pulse is slower than a moving pulse while a moving pulse is slippery, forceful, and fast Source: Diagnosis Study Guide, Yi and Stone, 2008, page 322
Compare a large pulse (da mai) with a flooding pulse (hong mai). A. Both indicate Qi disorder syndrome B. Both indicate excess heat syndrome C. Both indicate Phlegm accumulation B. Both indicate excess heat syndrome Source: Diagnosis Study Guide, Yi and Stone, 2008, page 321
Compare a hollow pulse (kou mai) with a leather pulse (ge mai). A. Both are floating, wide, and empty in the middle B. Both are deep, wide, and empty C. Both are wide and forceful A. Both are floating, wide and empty in the middle.Source: Diagnosis Study Guide, Yi and Stone, 2008, page 320
Compare mod pulse(huan mai)vs slow (chi mai)A. Mod pulse=3htbeats/breath;slow4beats/breath B.Mod pulse=60-70 bpm/slow=60bpm C. mod pulse=4beats/breath;slow 3 heart beats/breath C. Moderate pulse is 4 heart beats per breath while a slow pulse is 3 heart beats per minute Source: Diagnosis Study Guide, Yi and Stone, 2008, page 322
All of the following are contraindications or cautions of chen pi (citri riticulatae pericarpiusm) except A. excess heat B. dry coughs due to qi or yin xu C. pregnancy D. long-term use can injure primal qi c. Pregnancy Source: Materia Medica, Bensky, 3rd Edition, page 570 Source: Materia Medica, Bensky, 3rd Edition, page 570
Window of Sky points have an effect on all of the following EXCEPT A. Sudden onset disorders B. Emotional disorders C. Urogenital disorders D. Throat disorders C. Urogenital disorders Source: Manual of Acupuncture, 2001, Deadman, page 49
Window of Sky points effect the sense organs. Which of the following sky points is wrongly assoc with eye symptoms? A. BL-10-eye pain, lacrimation B. TB-16-eye pain, inability to see, lacrimation C. GV-16 blurred vision D. SI 17-burning eye pain D. SI 17 Source: Manual of Acupuncture, 2001, Deadman, page 50
Window of Sky points affect emotional disorders. Which of the following DOES NOT have an effect on seeing or talking to ghosts? A. BL 10, B. LI 18, C. LU 3, D. SI 16 B. LI 18 Source: Manual of Acupuncture, 2001, Deadman, page 50
All of the following apply to bai zhu (rhizoma atractylodis) except A. bitter, sweet taste B. bland taste C. enters Stomach and Spleen channels D. warm temperature B. bland taste Source: Materia Medica, Bensky, 3rd Edition, page 726
Which point Descends Stomach qi and dispels food accumulation; Unbinds the chest and descends Lung qi; and Benefits the throat? A. KI-27 (shufu) B. LU-1 (zhongfu) C. REN-21 (xuanji) D. ST-40 (fenglong) C. REN 21 Source: A Manual of Acupuncture, 2000, Deadman, page 521
Which point Clears heat from the Pericardium and revives consciousness; Clears the Heart and benefits the tongue; and Clears summer-heat? A. PC-8 (laogong) B. HT-9 (shaochong) C. PC-9 (zhongchong) D. HT-8 (shaofu) C.PC 9 Deadman, page 382
Which point Clears heat from the Stomach channel and fu; Calms the spirit; and Activates the channel and alleviates pain? A. GB-34 (yanglingquan B. ST-41 (jiexi) C. ST-38 (tiaokou) D. ST-37 (shangjuxu) B. ST-41 (jiexi) Deadman, page 165
Which point Benefits the Kidneys and firms the essence and Regulates qi and promotes urination? A. REN-3 (zhongji) B. ST-28 (shuidao) C. ST-30 (qichong) D. ST-27 (daju)
Which of the following points has a perpendicular needle insertion? GB 1 GB 2 BL 2 ST 4 GB 2
A needle inserted in the lower leg has broken and it is completely under the skin. What would you do? A. Use cupping to bring up the needle B. Press tissue around needle until broken end is exposed and pull out with forceps C.Seek medical help B
All of the following are tonifying methods EXCEPT? A.Insert slowly and remove quickly B. Thrust gently, remove W/force C. INsert on inhalation, remove exhalation D.Superficial insertion B
Which of the following is NOT characteristic of obtaining the Qi (de Qi)?A.reddish discoloration skin around the needled point B.hollow sensation as if pushing through butter C. M. fibers tightening around body of needle D.sore, numb heavy, sensation B.
Which of the following points can be used for a woman in the second month of pregnancy with morning sickness? A. SP-6 (san yin jiao) B. CV-12 (zhong wan) C. GB-21 (jian jing) D. BL-60 (kun lun) B.
Which points should NOT be needled in an infant when the fontanels are NOT closed? A. GV-23 (shang xing) GV-24 (shen ting) B. GV-15 (ya men) GV-16 (feng fu) C. GV-21 (qian ding) GV-22 (xin hui) D. GV-17 (nao hu) GV-18 (qiang jian) C
Which of the following is NOT a symptom of De Qi? A. Soreness B. Distention C. Sharp pain D. Numbness C
Which of the following points is contraindicated for a pregnant woman with edema in the second trimester? A. SP-9 (yin ling quan) B. KI-3 (tai xi C. BL-28 (pang guang shu) D. KI-7 (fu liu) C
True or False?t is contraindicated to needle points in the lower abdo and LS area pregnant women <3mo;>3 mo contra-indicated to needle pts upper abdomen and LS area &those points which can cause a strong sensation (LI-4, SP-6, BL-60, BL-67) True CAM 2010, pg 350
The distance between the popliteal crease and the medial malleolus is A. 14 cun B. 15 cun C. 19 cun D. 16 cun B
Jing-river points is where the A. qi pours B. qi flows C. qi glides D. qi emanates B
The yin jing-river points are effective in treating cough and dyspnea because A. earth is the mother of metal B. that is where qi flows C. they are metal points D. that is where qi pour C.A Manual of Acupuncture, Deadman, 2nd Edition, page 35
Jing-river points treat disorders with voice changes. Which jing-river point treats propensity to anger with incessant talking? A. KI-7 (fuliu) B. PC-5 (jianshi) C. ST-41 (jiexi D. LI-5 (yangxi) A. Deadman, page 36 2nd edition
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