Pocket Atlas of Chinese Medicine

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Marnae C. Ergil, Kevin V. Ergil
Thieme, 2009 - 403 頁
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Award Winner! Pocket Atlas of Chinese Medicine has won first prize at the Association of American Publishers' PROSE Awards and been recognized as the best nursing and allied health text published in 2009.

Pocket Atlas of Chinese Medicine offers so much more and is so much more clearly, articulately and professionally presented that it can, and should, replace the earlier best-selling 'The Web That Has No Weaver'. - Blue Poppy Enterprises March 2011

A traditional medicine with up-to-date applications, Chinese Medicine is gaining steady acceptance throughout the world. In this exquisitely illustrated Pocket Atlas of Chinese Medicine, written by a renowned team of international experts, readers will find a concise yet comprehensive synopsis of the entire field. From the clinical practice of acupuncture and moxibustion to Chinese herbal medicine and nutrition therapy, Tai Ji, Qi Gong, and Tuina, the book offers a deep understanding of the underlying theory, characteristics, and fundamental concepts of Chinese Medicine, as well as its philosophical and cultural basis. For those needing a single volume overview of this broad and multi-faceted field, this book is unrivalled.

Highlights:

  • Full coverage of the basic tenets of Chinese Medicine, from its historical roots to modern scientific research, methods, and findings
  • Informative chapter on diagnosis in Chinese Medicine
  • Practical discussion of Chinese herbs and their usage, including formulas for various common ailments
  • Insights from leading specialists on their respective disciplines
  • Proven pocket atlas format, with double-page spreads and juxtaposition of text and related photographs, drawings, and charts for easy comprehension
  • More than 150 beautifully detailed, full-color illustrations demonstrating key models

Pocket Atlas of Chinese Medicine is a must-have resource for students and practitioners of Chinese Medicine, acupuncture, and complementary medicine, including medical doctors in acupuncture training. General physicians interested in expanding their services will also benefit from the wealth of information in this practical guide.

  

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History
2
Early Archaeological Evidence
8
Creating Order
14
Daoism as a Response to Chaos
24
The Maturation of Chinese Medicine
34
Translation and Terminology
48
Introduction
54
The Five Phases
60
Tui
206
Clinical Applications of Tui Na
214
Traditional Chinese Pharmacotherapy
221
Pharmacopoeias
228
Processing of Medicinals
236
Chinese Medicinal Formulas
260
Forms of Formula Administration
264
The Safety of Chinese Medicinals
294

The Channels
70
The Three Causes of Disease
88
The Healthy Body
94
Collecting and Organizing Information
100
Pattern Diagnosis
122
Understanding
146
Case Study Alice
152
Introduction
158
Channel and Network Theory
164
Point Selection Strategies
186
Acupuncture Microsystems
194
Case Study Alice
200
Introduction
300
Dietary Advice
310
QiCong
319
Qi Gong Practice
334
Tai ji Quan
346
Chronology and Characteristics
352
An Overview
367
Challenges Facing
374
Further Reading
385
Index
391
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Associate Professor, Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Falls, NY

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