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Foundations of Chinese Medicine A Comprehensive Text

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ISBN-10: 0702052167

ISBN-13: 9780702052163

Edition: 3rd 2014

Authors: Giovanni Maciocia

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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…    
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Book details

List price: $130.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 6/30/2015
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1320
Size: 7.44" wide x 9.69" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 5.676
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…