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Table 1 TCM patterns of disharmony used in diagnosis for threatened miscarriage

From: Does acupuncture have a role in the treatment of threatened miscarriage? Findings from a feasibility randomised trial and semi-structured participant interviews

TCM patterns of disharmony (n = 12) Number Percent
Constrained Liver qi 9 75.0
Liver blood deficiency 4 33.3
Spleen yang deficiency 4 33.3
Qi deficiency with blood stasis 4 33.3
Blood stasis 3 25.0
Kidney yang deficiency 3 25.0
Spleen failing to control blood 3 25.0
Restless Heart qi 3 25.0
Kidney qi deficiency 2 16.6
Kidney yin deficiency 1 8.3
Spleen deficiency with dampness accumulation 1 8.3
Trauma 1 8.3