Objective : The purpose of this paper is to report the improvement of patient with chronic cough treated by herb medication based on Shanghanlun disease pattern identification diagnostic system.
Methods : According to ‘Disease Pattern Identification Diagnostic System based on Shanghanlun Provisions’, the patient diagnosed with Taeyang-byung, number 96 provision, and took Soshiho-tang herb medication 50days. The changing symptom of chronic cough was estimated by LCQ(Leicester Cough Questionnaire) and VAS(Visual Analogue Scale).
Results : The LCQ score changed 57 to 111 and VAS changed 10 to 0.
Conclusions : On the number 96 provision of Shanghanlun, ‘或欬’ means ‘H or K’ sound cough. This is the first case report treating the chronic cough with herb medication of shanghanlun in Korea.
KeyWords : Soshiho-tang, Chronic cough, Shanghanlun, Disease Pattern Identification Diagnostic System based on Shanghanlun Provisions, Herbal medicine