Foundations of Chinese Medicine A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists

ISBN-10: 0443039801

ISBN-13: 9780443039805

Edition: 1989

Authors: Giovanni Maciocia

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This comprehensive and scholarly work presents an explanation of the theories of Chinese Medicine in relation to clinical practice, as well as information on creative adaptation of Chinese Medicine theory to Western clinical conditions. The author combines scholarship with a readable style and well-structured content that can be read through or used as an easy clinical reference. By including the clinical use of over 200 acupuncture points and discussing many previously neglected aspects of Chinese Medicine, this is the most-detailed and comprehensive textbook of Chinese Medicine available in English!
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Book details

List price: $129.00
Copyright year: 1989
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 9/4/1989
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 528
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.17" tall
Weight: 3.190
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).

Yin-Yang
The 5 Phases (Or 5 Elements")
The Nature and Function of Qi, Blood, Body Fluids
The Functions of the Internal Organs
The Causes of Diseases
Differentiation of Syndromes According to the 8 Principles
Differentiation of Syndromes According to the Internal Organs
Differentiationof Syndromes According to the Channels
Principles of Treatment
The Various Classifications of Points
The Action of the Points
Appendix: Differentiation of Symptoms According to 6 Channels, 4 Levels, 3 Burners "
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