Obstetrics and Gynecology in Chinese Medicine

ISBN-10: 0443104220

ISBN-13: 9780443104220

Edition: 2nd 2011

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Description: New edition of the most comprehensive Chinese Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology textbook in the English language World-renowned author and teacher Giovanni Maciocia gives a clear, detailed explanation of the physiology, pathology and aetiology of women's disorders in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and adapts these to Western conditions and patients. Seventy gynecological conditions are discussed in detail with consideration given to differentiation between conditions, the advised treatment using acupuncture and herbs, prevention and prognosis. Guidelines on lifestyle and use of the eight Extraordinary Vessels are provided, with case studies allowing easy application of theory to practice throughout. New for this edition: New attractive two-colour layout with book marks to ease navigation Endometriosis and its treatment now included and fully covered in a new chapter Infertility chapter includes recent research highlighting factors in infertility All prescriptions now removed from the text and attractively presented in three appendices: Patient Remedies, Prescriptions and Three Treasure Remedies "Obstetrics and Gynecology in Chinese Medicine is a paradigmatic work. It is tempered with reverence and innovation, meticulous archival attention and detailed modern clinical insight. When future generations look back at this work#xE2;?#xA6;they will find not only knowledge and wisdom but also reasons for inspiration and awe." From the Foreword to the first edition by Ted J. Kaptchuk, Associate Director, Centre for Alternative Medicine Research, Beth Israel Hospital; Instructor in Medicine, Harvard medical School, Boston, USA.

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Book details

List price: $109.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Elsevier
Publication date: 5/12/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1092
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 4.840
Language: English

Giovanni Maciocia is one of the most highly-regarded and respected authors and lecturers in the West. He is Visiting Associate Professor at the Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and has many years of experience in teaching and practice. Giovanni trained initially in the UK and then in China, learned Chinese to be able to study from original Chinese texts, and was one of the first practitioners and authors to introduce Chinese medicine in a clear and accessible way to a Western student audience. Giovanni Maciocia has written other best-selling books under the Elsevier Churchill Livingstone imprint - The Practice of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment of Diseases with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs, 2e (ISBN 978-0443074905), Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Guide, 1e (ISBN 9780443064487), The Channels of Acupuncture: Clinical Use of the Secondary Channels and Eight Extraordinary Vessels, 1e (ISBN 9780443074912), The Psyche in Chinese Medicine: Treatment of Emotional and Mental Disharmonies with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs, 1e (ISBN 9780702029882), and Obstetrics and Gynecology in Chinese Medicine, 2e (ISBN 9780443104220).

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Notes on the translation of Chinese medical terms
Physiology And Pathology
History of gynecology in Chinese medicine.
Women's physiology
Women's pathology
Aetiology And Diagnosis
Aetiology
Diagnosis
Methods Treatment
Principles and methods of treatment
Treatment of the Extraordinary Vessels
Menstrual Irregularities
Early Periods
Late Periods
Irregular Periods.
Heavy Periods
Scanty Periods.
Long Periods
Painful Periods
Bleeding between Periods
No Periods
Flooding and Trickling
Pre-menstrual Syndrome
Problems At Period Time
Pre-menstrual breast distension
Headaches
Oedema at period time
Diarrhoea
Body aches
Fever at period time
Epistaxis or haemoptysis
Mouth ulcers
Skin eruptions
Dizziness at Period Time
Diseases Of Pregnancy
Morning Sickness
Abdominal Pain during pregnancy
Threatened Miscarriage
Fetus not Growing
Oedema in pregnancy
Anxiety
Dizziness in pregnancy
Convulsions in pregnancy
Feelinig of suffocation
Aphonia
Cough
Painful-Urination Syndrome
Retention of Urine
Constipation during pregnancy
Habitual miscarriage
Acupuncture and herbal treatment in midwifery
Diseases After Childbirth
Post-natal depression
Abdominal Pain after Childbirth
Persistent Lochial Discharge (retention of lochia)
Urinary Difficulty
Sweating
Constipation and Haemorrhoids after Childbirth
Fever after Childbirth
Joint Pain
Breast Milk not Flowing (including acute mastitis)
Spontaneous Flow of Milk
Collapse
Convulsions after Childbirth
Miscellaneous Diseases
Infertility
Menopausal syndrome
Breast Lumps
Abdominal Masses: Ovarian cysts, polycystic ovary disease, cervical dysplasia
Endometriosis
Excessive Vaginal discharge
Vaginal Itching: Tricomonas and Candida infections, genital eczema
Prolapse of the uterus
Vulvar Sores
Prescriptions
Patent Remedies
Three Treasures Remedy
Glossary of Chinese terms
Bibliography
Cross-reference of Chinese disease-symptoms and Western Diseases
Cross-reference of Western diseases and Chinese disease-symptoms
Index
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