The Practice Of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment Of Diseases With Acupuncture And Chinese Herbs.

The Practice Of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment Of Diseases With Acupuncture And Chinese Herbs

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ISBN details

  • ISBN 10: 0443074909
  • ISBN 13: 9780443074905


The 2nd edition of The Practice of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment of Diseases with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs describes the application of traditional Chinese medical theory to the diagnosis and treatment of 48 diseases, conditions and disorders. In addition to the existing 34 covered in the first edition, 14 new conditions and symptoms have been added, and these include common, chronic, and acute conditions which clinicians may see in their practice. Each chapter contains aetiology and pathology; differential diagnosis according to TCM; selection of treatments with acupuncture and herbs, with explanation of choices; case studies for illustration; summary of Western differential diagnosis; and discussion of prognosis and prevention. This book brings the enormous wealth of the author's experience, and his insights in applying TCM medicine to a Western context, to the support of all clinicians whatever their own range of experiences.

"...the "excellent" book on Chinese medicine is now available in a concise CD-ROM format...the user can add his own notes, create bookmarks, and highlight areas of interest ...includes a search option and hypertext links."

Other Details

  • Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
  • Edition: 2
  • Dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 2.70 (d)
  • Pages: 1546
  • Date Published: 2007
  • Authors: Giovanni Maciocia Cac(nanjing)

Customer Reviews

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Latha Murli
It's an excellent book for practitioners..

A detailed explanation of diagnosis and treatment protocol..I am able to treat my patients successfully with the help of this book.. of you have any more books on acupuncture please let me know