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Web That Has No Weaver Understanding Chinese Medicine

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ISBN-10: 0809228408

ISBN-13: 9780809228409

Edition: 2000 (Revised)

Authors: Ted J. Kaptchuk

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Completely revised and thoroughly updated, The Web That Has No Weaver is a classic, comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of Chinese medicine.
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Book details

List price: $23.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 5/2/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.474
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Foreword
Author's Note
The Pinyin Phonetic Alphabet
Introduction to New Edition
Medicine East and West: Two Ways of Seeing, Two Ways of Thinking and the landscape patterns of nature and humans
The Fundamental Textures: Qi, Blood, Essence, Spirit, and Fluids or the basic ingredients of human life
The Organs of the Body: The Harmonious Landscape and on anatomy and its absence
The Meridians: The Warp and Woof and on acupuncture and herbology
Origins of Disharmony: Stormy Weather or when a cause is not a cause
The Four Examinations: Signs and Symptoms and Aristotle and Lao Tzu revisited
The Eight Principal Patterns: The Faces of Yin and Yang the patterns' basic texture and composition
The Patterns of the Human Landscape the details of the clinical scene
Chinese Medicine as an Art or on the Penetrating Divine Illumination
The Web That Has No Weaver--and Mount Sinai or on the location of truth
Appendixes
The Stages of Disease: A Series of Clinical Scenes
Yang Organs in Disharmony
Pulses Revisited
The Curious Organs
The Scientific Encounter with East Asian Medicine: Efficacy and Adverse Effects
The Five Phases (Wu Xing)
Historical Bibliography: Links in the Chain of Transmission
Selected Bibliography
Index