Funding for this research was provided by:
The Science and Technology Project of Jiangsu Provincial Administration of Chinese Medicine (No. JD201810)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-12-01
Received: 11 September 2019
Accepted: 5 December 2019
First Online: 30 December 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This RCT was approved by the Ethics Committee of the Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine (Jiangsu Provincial Hospital of Chinese Medicine) (reference number 2018NL − 142-02). The purpose, procedures, and potential risks of the RCT will be explained clearly to the participants. All participants will give their written informed consent to the research assistant before joining the RCT.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.