Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2019  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 9  |  Page : 3059--3060

Traditional Chinese therapy initiates oral feeding in a stroked woman after three years of nasogastric tube feeding


Koh Iwasaki1, Motonari Kurachi1, Tatsuya Nogami2, Shin Takayama3 
1 Division of Internal Medicine, Miyama Hospital, Oshu, Iwate Prefecture, Japan
2 Department of Japanese Oriental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Toyama, Toyama, Toyama Prefecture, Japan
3 Department of Kampo and Integrative Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan

Correspondence Address:
Prof. Koh Iwasaki
Division of Internal Medicine, Miyama Hospital, 495-2 Mizunashisawa, Mizusawahada, Oshu City, Iwate Prefecture 023-0132
Japan

Banxia Houpu Tang, a traditional Chinese medicine, helped in initiating oral feeding in a stroke patient, after three years of nasogastric tube feeding. This Chinese medicine has potential in eliminating the need for nasogastric feeding and for physical restraints in geriatric individuals after a stroke.


How to cite this article:
Iwasaki K, Kurachi M, Nogami T, Takayama S. Traditional Chinese therapy initiates oral feeding in a stroked woman after three years of nasogastric tube feeding.J Family Med Prim Care 2019;8:3059-3060


How to cite this URL:
Iwasaki K, Kurachi M, Nogami T, Takayama S. Traditional Chinese therapy initiates oral feeding in a stroked woman after three years of nasogastric tube feeding. J Family Med Prim Care [serial online] 2019 [cited 2021 Jun 14 ];8:3059-3060
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