Funding for this research was provided by:
Special Scientific Research of Traditional Chinese Medicine Industry (2015468003-1)
‘Peak plateau discipline’ High Level Innovation Teams of Traditional Chinese Medicine (30304114316)
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81503673)
Major Disease Clinical Skills Upgrading Project of Shanghai Shen-kang Hospital Development Center (16CR1023A)
Scientific Research Project of Shanghai Science and Technology Committee (16401970200)
Received: 16 April 2018
Accepted: 2 December 2018
First Online: 17 January 2019
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