Obstetrics and Gynecology in Chinese Medicine

ISBN-10: 0443054584

ISBN-13: 9780443054587

Edition: 1997

List price: $199.00
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Written by Giovanni Maciocia, probably the most respected Western TCM practitioner and author of TCM texts, this is the most comprehensive test of its kind in the English language. It covers the principles of diseases related to obstetrics and gynecology in TCM and offers a full, clear and detailed exploration of this area. The text adapts Traditional Chinese gynecology to Western conditions and patients, reflected in over 100 case histories.
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Book details

List price: $199.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 1/5/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 992
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 4.686
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).

Physiology and Pathology: History of Gynecology in Chinese Medicine
Women's Physiology
Women's Pathology
Aetiology and Diagnosis: Aetiology
Methods of 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
Oedema at Period Time
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
Dizziness in Pregnancy
Convulsions in Pregnancy
Feeling of Suffocation
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
Constipation and Haemorrhoids After Childbirth
Fever After Childbirth
Joint Pain
Breast Milk Not Flowing (Including Acute Mastitis)
Spontaneous Flow of Milk
Convulsions After Childbirth
Miscellaneous Diseases: Infertility
Menopausal Syndrome
Breast Lumps
Abdominal Masses: Ovarian Cysts, Polycystic Ovary Disease, Cervical Dysplasia
Excessive Vaginal Discharge
Vaginal Itching: Trichomonas and Candida Infecions, Genital Eczema
Prolapse of the Uterus
Vulval Sores
Patent Remedies Glossary of Chinese Terms
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