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Traditional Chinese Medicine: A Statement by EASAC and FEAM

The recent proposed revision by the World Health Organization (WHO) of the International Classification of Diseases coding tool (ICD-11)1 brings some important reforms for medical practice, for example for the classification of mental health disorders (Anon 2019a). However, the revision of ICD-11 also brings a major problem in adding a chapter on traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).

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