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cover image - The Practice of Chinese Medicine Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780702079238
Publication Date: 06-15-2021
Page Count: 1320
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
List Price: $155.99

The Practice of Chinese Medicine Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 3rd Edition

by Sebastian Maciocia

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cover image - The Practice of Chinese Medicine Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780702079238
Publication Date: 06-15-2021
Page Count: 1320
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
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Teach students how to use Traditional Chinese Medicine in diagnosing and treating disease! Maciocia’s The Practice of Chinese Medicine, 3rd Edition describes how to apply TCM theory to the diagnosis and treatment of disorders and conditions frequently encountered in practice. Covering common, chronic, and acute conditions, Maciocia’s provides guidelines to treatment with both acupuncture and Chinese herbs. Case studies offer real-world insights into determining effective treatment care. From an expert team of editors who were close to the late Giovanni Maciocia and who practice "the Maciocia way," this practical, illustrated text makes it easier to apply TCM in Western medical practice.

    • Coverage of Traditional Chinese Medicine includes the diagnosis and treatment of 48 common diseases, conditions, and disorders.
    • Discussion of aetiology, pathology, and differential diagnoses according to TCM is provided for each disease, condition, and disorder.
    • UNIQUE! Summaries of Western differential diagnoses provide alternative treatment options.
    • Coverage of treatments includes acupuncture and herbs, with explanations of choices.
    • Reviews of clinical trials and modern Chinese literature report the experience of noted doctors of Chinese medicine.
    • Practical appendices include Identification of Patterns According to the Six Stages, the Four Levels, and the Three Burners; Prescriptions; and Suggested Substitutions of Chinese Herbs.
    • English-Pinyin Glossary of Chinese Terms is included.
    • NEW and UNIQUE! Clinical Tips provide practical guidelines to diagnosing and treating diseases.
    • NEW and UNIQUE! Red Flags list symptoms that may necessitate a referral to a Western physician.
    • NEW! Updated clinical trials and references are added.
    • NEW! Updated Western differential diagnosis sections are added.
    • NEW discussion on sexuality in Chinese medicine is added.
    • NEW! Additional tongue photos aid in diagnosing diseases, based on Chinese medicine protocols.
    • NEW! Updated, full-color photos are added.
    • NEW! Four new appendices are added, for a total of 10 appendices.
    • NEW! Reorganization of material provides easier access to key topics.
  • 1. Abdominal Masses
    2. Abdominal Pain
    3. Acid Reflux (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
    4. Allergic Rhinitis
    5. Anxiety
    6. Asthma (Allergic Asthma & Atopic Eczema)
    7. Atrophy Syndrome
    8. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
    9. Bleeding
    10. Breathlessness
    11. Chest Painful Obstruction Syndrome
    12. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    13. Common Cold and Influenza
    14. Constipation
    15. Cough
    16. Depression
    17. Diarrhoea
    18. Dizziness
    19. Emotions (The)
    20. Enuresis and Incontinence
    21. Epigastric Pain
    22. Erectile Dysfunction
    23. Fibromyalgia
    24.  Goitre (Thyroid Problems)
    25. Headaches
    26. Hypertension
    27. Hypochondrial Pain
    28. Insomnia
    29. Interstitial Cystitis
    30. Lower Back Ache
    31. Mental-Emotional Problems – Aetiology
    32. Mental-Emotional Problems – Diagnosis
    33. Mental-Emotional Problems – Patterns and their Treatment
    34. Mouth Ulcers
    35. Multiple Sclerosis
    36. Nausea/Vomiting
    37. Oedema (Edema)
    38. Painful Obstruction Syndrome
    39. Parkinson’s Disease
    40. Prostatitis
    41. Psyche (The) in Chinese Medicine
    42. Sinusitis
    43. Tinnitus
    44. Tiredness
    45. Urinary Retention
    46. Urinary Syndrome
    47. Wheezing
    48. Wind-Stroke
    Appendix 1: Identification of Patterns According to the Six Stages
    Appendix 2: Identification of Patterns According to the Four Levels
    Appendix 3: Identification of Patterns According to the Three Burners
    Appendix 4: Discussion of the Triple Burner
    Appendix 5: Shen, Yi, Shi, and Needling in the Nei Jing
    Appendix 6: Sexuality in Chinese Medicine
    Appendix 7: Prescriptions
    Appendix 8: Suggested Substitutions of Chinese Herbs
    Appendix 9: Integration of Herbal Medicine with Acupuncture
    Appendix 10: Tongue Gallery
    English-Pinyin Glossary of Chinese Terms
    Pinyin-English Glossary of Chinese Terms
    Chronology of Chinese Dynasties
  • Sebastian Maciocia
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