Medical encyclopedia goes digital

Date: 11/06/2019 | Source: Pyongyang Times | Read original version at source

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Amid growing public interest in Koryo medicine, The Encyclopedia of Koryo Medicine (digital format) is winning rising popularity.

Launched some years ago, the e-book contains more than 30 570 entries and over 3 000 pieces of multimedia presentation.

Annotations along with the entries help readers have a correct understanding of words.

The encyclopedia contains terms related to some 2 000 acupoints and over 8 000 cases and symptoms as well as thousands of Koryo medicinal materials and traditional formulas.

It also incorporates various functions including that of magnifying images by section.

The digital encyclopedia was highly appreciated at several exhibitions of sci-tech achievements as it helps have more convenient and easier access to information about Koryo medicine, acquire correct knowledge and widely apply it.

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