Shi Xuemin (1938-)

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Shi Xuemin (1938-)

Shi Xuemin (1938-)

Dr. Shi Xuemin was born in the western suburb of Tianjin in 1938. He graduated from the Tianjin College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1962. In 1965 he attended the research course of acupuncture and moxibustion sponsored by the Ministry of Public Health. From 1968 to 1972, he served as a doctor on a medical team working in Algeria. Soon after he returned home, he organized an acupuncture department in the No. 1 Hospital Affiliated with the Tianjin College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. The small acupuncture department which consisted only of three medical workers soon developed into a medical teaching and research centre with a hundred acupuncturists, a hundred beds, a daily outpatient rate of a thousand and ten departments with modern equipment. Dr. Shi is systematized the experience of past acupuncturists and combined it with his own clinical knowledge to raise the academic level. of acupuncture. He has had success in treating such acute and severe diseases as windstroke, colic pain of the gallbladder, and pulseless diseases. Acupuncture Treatment of Windstroke by Refresh­ing the Mind of Resuscitation that he designed, was awarded the second prize of the scientific and technological achievements by the Tianjin, municipal government in 1986. The Four Major Factors in the quantitation of the needling manipulation that lie put forward was chosen as a scientific research achievement by the Scientific and Technological Commission of Tianjin in 1986 and by the TCM circles in China. His main works include the book The Practical Acupuncture and Moxibustion and the theses The Clinical Application of the Reinforcing and Reducing Methods by Twirling and Rotating the Needle and the Conception of Quantitation of the Manipulation and The Clinical Observations on 617 Cases of Cerebral Infarction Treated with the Method of Refreshing the Mind for Resuscitation. He is now the president of the No. 1 Hospital Affiliated with the Tianjin College of the Traditional Chinese Medicine, director of the Acupuncture Department, chief acupuncturist and professor. (source : Essentials of Contemporary Chinese Acupuncturist Clinical Experience. Beijing : Foreign Languages.1989)