C15 Chinese medical primer: Pulse diagnosis table
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Pulse diagnosis table from Yijing xiaoxue (A Little Primer of the Medical Canon), publ. 1438 (3rd year of the Zhengtong reign period of the Ming dynasty), Juan (Volume) 2: Pulses, Rhymes of the Pulses, 2.
Yijing xiaoxue, in six juan, condenses the medical canon and the work of some of the most celebrated pre-Ming physicians into simple, concise verse. It covers materia medica, the pulses, the channel (meridian) system, disease processes, treatment and the movement of Qi (yun qi). The book is entirely written in rhyme, for ease of memorization.