This book is written by Prof. Zhou Xue-sheng of Nanjing University of CM. With the help of his many years of teaching experience and his wide collection of CM manual, Prof. Zhou gives a descriptive and detailed explanation of the major contents and areas of questioning by clarifying with the help of various figures, charts and tables, which has been warmly welcomed by readers since they greatly increase the understanding and apperception. A second edition has been formulated to fit the changing of the time and to fit the need of the readers. This new edition includes all the major points and information present in the first edition, along with additional information to make it complete and appropriate for readers. With a more systemic and complete content along with descriptive charts and figures, this book provides a better explanation of CM basic theory, and serves as a important reference book for both CM teachers and students, as well as clinical staff and researchers. Features: Detailed presentation of the basic theories and concepts of CM Legible figures, tables, charts and illustrations Profound quotes from ancient classics Clarified explanation of the abstract theories
This book is organized around the 'four pillars' of TCM diagnosis: inspection, inquiry, listening and smelling, and palpation. In this text, each aspect is explained in a clear and systematic manner, with generous use of tables and illustrations. This is followed by a series of review questions for deeper understanding. A comprehensive self-examination consisting of 200 multiple choice questions, with a separate key to the answers, tests the reader's understanding of the important points of each aspect of diagnosis. These questions, many of which are presented in case study format, will help students prepare for the board exams.
Based on China's national textbook for formulae, this book covers basic knowledge about the formulae and 225 of the most commonly used formulae. Tables of formulae are laid out in a clear, concise and simple format, with indications and actions, facilitating understanding and comprehension.
Drawing on 20 years of teaching, conducting research, and practicing Chinese medicine Jia-xu (Chinese medicine diagnostics, Beijing U. of Chinese Medicine) presents a text for Chinese medicine (CM) teachers, students, clinical practitioners, and others interested in knowing more about the topic. The CM diagnostic principles are listed in tables to associate them with concrete signs and symptoms as well as differentiation syndromes. Coverage includes an introduction to CM diagnosis; various aspects of the examination-inspection, tongue, listening and smelling, inquiry, and pulse; palpation; syndrome differentiation according to the eight principles; differentiation of syndromes according to pathogenic factors; syndrome differentiation according to qi, blood, and body fluids; syndrome differentiation according to the Zang-fu organs; and additional syndromes differentiation. Translated into English by Yue Li-Feng, Ding Jie, and Mohammad Hashemipour, all of whom are CM specialists.
Easily accessible and heavily illustrated, this complete guide to diagnosis in Chinese Medicine places an emphasis on "real world" issues. Focusing on clear interpretations of signs and symptoms, it addresses the practice beyond the theory and leads readers through both basic and sophisticated levels of diagnostic interpretation. Since Chinese medicine diagnosis relies on a subtle appraisal of a patient's disharmony, many factors beyond traditional Western symptoms are considered, including a patient's voice, the absence of thirst, feeling hot or cold, the patient's smell, tone of voice, and glitter of eyes. This practical resource helps readers carefully interpret of a range of nuances. Provides a clinical understanding of Traditional Chinese Medicine Offers an unparalleled depth of information that is meticulously cross-referenced Includes all the signs and symptoms, however subtle, that a modern patient may present in the clinic Provides clinical experience and understanding from a leader in the field of Chinese medicine Clearly outlines the decision-making options in key situations to help readers through the most challenging topics Logically organized so readers can quickly find the information they need in clinical situations
This book is a study guide and exam preparation workbook for Chinese herbal medicine. Its 630 questions cover all aspects of the theory and practice of Chinese herbal medicine including materia medica; medicinal combinations; processing of medicinals; formulas and prescriptions; additions and subtractions; case history analysis. This book is extremely useful for preparing for various school, state, or national Chines herbal exams. However, no matter what your degree of expertise, answering the questions in this book can help you reach a higher level of Chinese herbal practice. -- Provided by publisher.
Now that you have made your decision to become a doctor of traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture, which is why you have chosen to enroll in a college of that nature. To insure that you have made a wise decision, I have prepared a detailed study guide which will not only help you undertake your journey through the entire program smoothly but also to prepare you for any licensing examination in traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture anywhere in the Western world. In order to benefit from this study guide to the utmost, two things you should do. First of all, the questions are listed under different courses, you should study the questions under each course you are taking to make sure that you have done your homework; in the second place, when you have difficulty in finding answers to the questions, you should take advantage of your class time to ask your instructors for assistance and also discuss those questions with your classmates to benefit from classroom interaction. 100 Foundation of TCM 101 Traditional Chinese Medicine Diagnostics 102 Chinese Herbology 103 Chinese Acupuncture (1) 105 Chinese Manipulative Therapy 109 Surface Anatomy & Acupuncture Points 110 History of Traditional Chinese Medicine 203 Chinese Acupuncture (2) 204 Chinese Herbal Formulas 212 Techniques of Acupuncture and Moxibustion 300 Chinese Acupuncture (3) 302 Traditional Chinese Medicine Classics (1) 313 Chinese Acupuncture (4) 315 Orthopedics and Traumatic Injuries in TCM 412 Traditional Chinese Medicine (Internal Medicine) 413 Traditional Chinese Medicine Gynecology 414 Traditional Chinese Medicine Dermatology and External Diseases 418 Diseases of Five Senses and Children's Diseases in Traditional Chinese Medicine 420 Traditional Chinese Medicine Food Cures 501 Modern Clinical Research in TCM and Herbal Pharmacology 502 Complimentary Traditional Chinese Medicine Treatment Modalities 503 Traditional Chinese Medicine Gerontology 504 Traditional Chinese Medicine Psychology and Preventive Medicines 505 Selected Readings from Acupuncture Classics 513 Traditional Chinese Medicine Classics (2) Answers to and
Part I: Diagnosis by Observation Section 1: Observation of the Body, Mind and Complexion 1. OBservation Of The Body Shape, Physique And Demeanor 2. OBservation Of The Mind, Spirit And Emotion 3. OBservation Of The Complexion Color 4. OBservation Of Body Movements Section 2: Parts of the Body 5. OBservation Of Head, Face And Hair 6. OBservation Of The Eyes 7. OBservation Of The Nose 8. OBservation Of Lips, Mouth, Palate, Teeth, Gums And Philtrum 9. OBservation Of The Ears 10. OBservation Of Throat And Neck 11. OBservation Of The Back 12. OBservation Of Women's Breasts 13. OBservation Of The Heartbeat 14. OBservation Of The Hands 15. OBservation Of The Nails 16. OBservation Of The Chest And Abdomen 17. OBservation Of Genitalia 18. OBservation Of The Four Limbs 19. OBservation Of The Legs 20. OBservation Of Excretions 21. OBservation Of The Skin 22. OBservation In Children Section 3: Tongue Diagnosis 23. TOngue Diagnosis 24. TOngue-Body Color 25. TOngue Body Shape 26. TOngue Coating 27. TOngue Images And Patterns Part II: Diagnosis by Interrogation 28. INtroduction 29. PAin 30. FOod And Taste 31. STools And Urine 32. THirst And Drink 33. ENergy Levels 34. HEad 35. FAce 36. THroat And Neck 37. BOdy 38. CHest And Abdomen 39. LImbs 40. SLeep 41. SWeating 42. EArs And Eyes 43. FEeling Of Cold, Feeling Of Heat And Fever 44. MEntal-Emotional Symptoms 45. SExual Symptoms 46. WOmen's Symptoms 47. CHildren's Symptoms 48. DIagnosing The Causes Of Disease Part III: Diagnosis by Palpation 49. DIagnosis by Palpation 50. PUlse Qualities 51. PAlpation Of Parts Of The Body 52. PAlpation Of Channels Part IV: Diagnosis by Hearing and Smelling 53. DIagnosis By Hearing 54. DIagnosis By Smelling Part V: Symptoms and Signs Section 1: Symptoms and Signs of Parts of the Body 55. HEad And Face 56. FAce Color 57. EArs 58. NOse 59. THroat 60. MOuth, Tongue, Teeth, Gums, Lips, Palate And Philtrum 61. EYes 62. NEck, Shoulders And Upper Back 63. CHest 64. LImbs 65. ARms 66. LEgs 67. LOwer Back 68. BOdy 69. DIgestive System And Taste 70. THirst And Drink 71. ABdomen 72. DEfecation 73. URination 74. ANus 75. MEn's Sexual And Genital Symptoms 76. SWeating 77. SKin Signs 78. EMotional Symptoms 79. MEntal And Emotional Symptoms 80. MEntal Difficulties 81. SLeep 82. FEeling Of Cold, Feeling Of Heat, Fever 83. VOice, Speech And Sounds Section 2: Gynecological Symptoms and Signs 84. MEnstrual Symptoms 85. PRoblems At Period Time 86. PRoblems Of Pregnancy 87. PRoblems After Childbirth 88. BReast Signs 89. MIscellaneous Gynecological Symptoms Section 3: Pediatric Symptoms and Signs 90. CHildren's Problems Part VI: Identification of Internal Organ Patterns 91. HEart 92. SPleen 93. LIver 94. LUngs 95. KIdneys 96. SMall Intestine 97. STomach 98. GAll-Bladder 99. LArge Intestine 100. BLadder Appendices Appendix 1: Case Histories Appendix 2: Prescriptions Appendix 3: History of Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine Glossary Bibliography Chinese Chronology
This book is an excellent resource for Chinese Medical practitioners interested in including paediatrics in their practice. It is built around numerous Chinese studies on the treatment of enuresis, enabling the reader to view and treat the problem from various perspectives. How to put all this knowledge into practice is demonstrated in quite a few well-structured case histories. An introductory section on the Western view on pathology and treatment of bed-wetting offers the most up-to-date information in an easily readable format. This book takes the integration of Western and Chinese medical approaches one step further. Through the use of some of the recommended treatments offered in this compassionate and thoughtful book, the practitioner will discover just how rapid and successful TCM can be in treating this difficult (for parents as well as the child) condition.
Chinese medicine has effective answers for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of headaches. This book explains the benefits of Chinese medicine and covers self-care and home remedies, including self-massage, magnet therapy, moxibustion, aromatherapy, Chinese patent medicines, and herbal teas.
De uitgave bespreekt de theorie van de traditionele Chinese geneeskunde en acupunctuur en beschrijft in detail de functie van de acupunctuurpunten en de behandelingsprincipes. Inhoud is gebaseerd op belangrijke referenties naar klassieke en moderne Chinese teksten en verklaart de toepassing van de theorie in een westerse praktijksetting.
What it is, how it works, and what it can do for you Second Edition
Author: Angela Hicks
Publisher: Singing Dragon
Acupuncture, Chinese herbs, qigong, tui na massage and diet therapy have been used by the Chinese for over 2000 years, and they are still the treatments of choice for millions of people throughout the East. Now, Westerners are becoming aware of the many benefits of these potent therapies and the popularity of Chinese medicine is spreading rapidly. Covering everything from the basic theory of Chinese medicine to how to find a practitioner, the book provides a definitive introductory guide to this ancient system. It includes explanations of each of the five therapies and their unique benefits as well as patients' first-hand experiences. With advice on choosing the right treatment, and comprehensive sections on useful addresses and further reading, the book provides everything readers need to know about Chinese medicine at an introductory level. A practical handbook that provides all of the essential information, this book is the perfect introduction for anyone who wants to find out more about Chinese medicine, whether as a treatment option or for general interest.