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TCM

TCM

(1) (Trellis-Coded Modulation/Viterbi Decoding) A technique that adds forward error correction to a modulation scheme by adding an additional bit to each baud. TCM is used with QAM modulation, for example.

(2) (Total Cost Management) An umbrella term for managing an organization's expenditures. See supply chain management and e-sourcing.

(3) (Thermal Conduction Module) An IBM circuit packaging technique that seals chips, boards and components into a module that serves as a heat sink. TCMs are mostly water cooled, although some are air cooled.
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There are two courses being offered: the Comprehensive Acupuncture Training Program, which fulfills the requirement for becoming a Certified Acupuncturist by the Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care (PITAHC); and the Comprehensive Training Program on Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Be sure to ask about their background and knowledge about using traditional Chinese medicines and check the credentials of complementary health care professionals on the U.
African traditional medicine and traditional Chinese medicine are similar as they both deal with natural products and methods," Okubena said.
We are starting our mission in traditional Chinese medicine this year,' Liu says, 'The TCM school is another way for us to (give) back to the society for nurturing our religious formation in this land.
Its responsibilities were transferred to the newly formed College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners & Acupuncturists of British Columbia in 2000 when the regulations surrounding TCM were broadened to cover the prescribing of Chinese herbal medicines.
Applying the above concepts, psychiatric illness and sleep disorders are viewed very differently in traditional Chinese medicine.
After graduating from Henan College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1984, he earned his master's degree in medical science at the Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Pharmacology.
We will ask our members not to use endangered wildlife in traditional Chinese medicine, and reduce the misunderstanding and bias of the international community," said the WFCMS' Huang Jianyin.
Prof Kelvin Chan, from Wolverhampton University's School of Applied Sciences, is taking part in a conference at the Royal Society of Medicine as part of Traditional Chinese Medicine Week.
Yao Ming will seek traditional Chinese medicine to help heal a stress fracture after opting for surgery last month.
In this update of the 1999 edition, in which he substitutes "cupping marks" for references to "bruising," he introduces the history of this technique in traditional Chinese medicine and its modern applications, equipment, and methods.
This agreement complements our previous acquisitions of producers and distributors of traditional Chinese medicine by increasing our vertical integration in the pharmaceutical industry," said Julianna Lu, Founder and CEO of China Health Holding.

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