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Diagnostics Of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Author : Bing Zhu
ISBN : 0857010190
Genre : Medical
File Size : 27.31 MB
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The principles and practice of diagnostics are key to administering effective treatment in traditional Chinese medicine. The ability to recognise and diagnose symptoms and complaints correctly is fundamental to deciding on appropriate remedies, and this book provides a comprehensive introduction to all the principles that students and practitioners need to know. The authors outline the key methods used in diagnosis, and describe the eight basic categories of ailment and disease: yin and yang, exterior and interior, cold and heat, and deficiency and excess. They provide detailed instructions on how to identify and rebalance the relative strengths of pathogens and Qi in the body, and how to differentiate between syndromes that might look the same, using traditional Chinese medicine methods. The book concludes with useful forms for completion in taking a diagnosis. Combining practical instruction with detailed theory, this authoritative textbook, compiled by the China Beijing International Acupuncture Training Center (CBIATC), under the editorial direction of leading Chinese clinicians Zhu Bing and Wang Hongcai, is an excellent reference for students and practitioners at all levels.
Category: Medical

A General Introduction To Traditional Chinese Medicine

Author : Men Jiuzhang
ISBN : 1420091735
Genre : Medical
File Size : 72.96 MB
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Established by the Western Han dynasty more than 2,000 years ago, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is currently finding increased acceptance. A General Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine explores the thinking behind TCM, its philosophy-based theory, and its cutting-edge uses in today’s clinical practice. The book covers: Establishment and characteristics of TCM’s theory Establishment and development of TCM’s clinical system. Basic features of TCM TCM’s philosophical bases: primordial qi, yin-yang and Five Elements TCM’s medical model, method, and architecture Organized to make information easily accessible, each chapter contains: Goals & Requirements and Key Contents to enable readers to understand the core and the outline of the chapter Endnotes for readers to learn some cultural and historical information peculiar to China Glossary for readers to understand more specific information about TCM and Chinese culture Complete with chapter outlines and ancillary material, this carefully designed guide brings a time-tested practice back to the future.
Category: Medical

The Foundations Of Chinese Medicine

Author : Giovanni Maciocia
ISBN : 9780702066313
Genre : Medical
File Size : 23.36 MB
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This highly successful textbook covers the basic theory of traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture, and discusses in detail the use of acupuncture points and the principles of treatment. The material is based on rigorous reference to ancient and modern Chinese texts, and explains the application of theory in the context of Western clinical practice. The new edition features new and updated material plus an accompanying website containing over 650 self-testing questions in a variety of formats. 25th Anniversary edition of the Western world’s best-selling book on Chinese medicine! Logical, sequential organization builds from basic theoretical concepts, through functions of individual organs, diagnosis, pathology, pattern recognition & disease categories, and the appropriate use of acupuncture points Clearly explains the theory and practice of Chinese Medicine to Western medical audiences Based on a unique and invaluable combination of extensive clinical experience in the West, current Chinese Medicine textbooks and ancient sources, in particular, the ‘Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine’ (Nei Jing) and the ‘Classic of Difficulties’ (Nan Jing) Includes Pinyin equivalents to make it immediately evident which original term is being translated Abundantly illustrated with over 750 line drawings and more than 1000 tables & boxes designed to emphasize the key facts End of chapter Learning Outcomes point out ‘must-know’ information A helpful colour-plate section provides valuable information for diagnosis Cases Studies and Case Histories apply theory to diagnosis and treatment, bringing the subject to life in a realistic context An extensive Glossary explains new terms and their origins from translation Additional Appendices list Prescriptions, Bibliography and Chinese Chronology Authored by Giovanni Maciocia, one of the Western world's leading subject matter experts An accompanying EVOLVE website provides over 650 self-testing questions and answers to help readers check their understanding of frequently complex information New Case Histories help ‘bring the subject to life’ Expanded subject area coverage including new clinical guidelines and additional acupuncture point combinations Contains further analysis of acupuncture point actions Innovative guidelines aid students learning Chinese Medicine patterns
Category: Medical

Fundamentals Of Chinese Medicine

Author : Nigel Wiseman
ISBN : 0912111445
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 75.9 MB
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"Publication of an English translation of "Fundamentals of Chinese Medicine" is an important step toward assuring that a process of serious questioning will take place and that the medical dialogue between East and West will have lasting importance and conscious direction. Only accurate information will allow the beginnings of an American or European version of Oriental medicine. A new variant of Oriental medicine must be based on careful and thoughtful study of primary sources, on reflection, and on information. Otherwise, it will be a mutant based on fantasy. Every bit of information received from the Orient must be considered a precious artifact requiring our intense examination.
Category: Health & Fitness

Curing Fibromyalgia Naturally With Chinese Medicine

Author : Bob Flaws
ISBN : 1891845098
Genre : Medical
File Size : 81.50 MB
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This book discusses the Chinese medical theories about & treatment & prevention of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), a debilitating & chronic condition which affects may Americans, & mostly women. This book gives a variety of safe, simple home remedies which are easy & inexpensive or fee. The purpose of this book is to give sufferers of this condition more power & self-determination in dealing effectively with their health problems so that they are less dependent upon outside care providers. These include: Chinese dietary therapy, Deep relaxation techniques, Acupucnture & moxibustion therapy, Aroma therapy, Chinese foot reflexology, Chinese herbs & teas & much more.
Category: Medical

Encyclopedic Reference Of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Author : Yang Xinrong
ISBN : 3540428461
Genre : Medical
File Size : 21.8 MB
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This concise reference book on Traditional Chinese Medicine provides a comprehensive introduction to the concept of TCM, its basic principles, therapy and medication. More than 5000 well structured entries are arranged in alphabetical order and cover a wide spectrum. From symptoms and diseases to acupuncture points, to herbal and other drugs used in chinese medicine the reader can get information on relevant issues. Also included are four-colour images of the most important herbs and medicinal plants that are mentioned in the reference book. This is an indispensible guide not only for medical practitioners interested in TCM but also for pharmacists and interested laypersons.
Category: Medical

Chinese Herbal Medicine

Author : Guang Xu
ISBN : 0091809444
Genre : Herbs
File Size : 78.7 MB
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The West has woken up to the potential offered by traditional Chinese herbal medicine, particularly in the treatment of skin disorders. There are over 5000 different herbs used, from which prescriptions are made up for individual patients according to their needs. Chinese herbal medicine has a reputationss for succeeding where allopathic remedies have failed, particularly with skin complaints such as allergies and eczema. This guide explains: the philosophy behind Chinese herbal medicine and its holistic view of health; diagnosis and treatment based on overall analysis of the body systems; the importance of these medicines as a preventive measure; how to take them and what to expect from the treatments; tonic herbs and their use in the treatment of common diseases and skin conditions including ME, asthma, high blood pressure, menopausal symptoms, chronic gastritis and eczema.
Category: Herbs

Keeping Your Children Healthy With Chinese Medicine

Author : Bob Flaws
ISBN : 0936185716
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 32.97 MB
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Discusses 38 common paediatric diseases and their treatment using Chinese medicine and alternative therapies
Category: Health & Fitness

Basic Theories Of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Author : Hongcai Wang
ISBN : 0857010204
Genre : Medical
File Size : 28.82 MB
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Traditional Chinese medicine has a long and complex history, yet the basic principles at the heart of practice have remained the same for hundreds of years. Without a solid understanding of these fundamental theories, effective practice is impossible, and this book provides a complete introduction to everything that students and practitioners, both new and experienced, need to know. The book describes and explains all of the fundamental principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine, including yin/yang, the five elements, the 'zang and fu' organs, Zang Xiang, Qi, and the meridians and collaterals of the body. Explaining not only the principles upon which these elements work, but also how they interrelate, the book describes how they can be used in practice to identify, treat and prevent ill-health and disease. This thorough and accessible textbook, compiled by the China Beijing International Acupuncture Training Center (CBIATC), under the editorial directorship of leading Chinese clinicians Zhu Bing and Wang Hongcai, is essential reading for students of traditional Chinese medicine, and is also a useful basic reference for TCM practitioners.
Category: Medical