von: Ergil, M. C./ Ergil, K. V.

Pocket Atlas of Chinese Medicine

Pocket Atlas of Chinese Medicine

2009, 416 pages

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Pocket Atlas of Chinese Medicine von Ergil, M. C./ Ergil, K. V.

Superbly illustrated one-volume source on all aspects of Chinese medicine
A traditional medicine with up-to-date applications, Chinese medicine is gaining steady acceptance throughout the world.
In this exquisitely illustrated Pocket Atlas of Chinese Medicine, written by a renowned team of international experts, readers will find a concise yet comprehensive synopsis of the entire field. From the clinical practice of acupuncture and moxibustion to Chinese herbal medicine and nutrition therapy, tai ji quan, qi gong, and tui na, the book offers a deep understanding of the underlying theory, characteristics, and fundamental concepts of Chinese medicine, as well as its philosophical and cultural basis. For those needing a single volume overview of this broad and multi-faceted field, this book is unrivalled.

Full coverage of the basic tenets of Chinese medicine, from its historical roots to modern scientific research, methods, and findings
Informative chapter on diagnosis in Chinese medicine
Practical discussion of Chinese herbs and their usage with over 50 photographs of individual herbs and important herbal formulas
Insights from leading specialists on their respective disciplines
Proven pocket atlas format, with double-page spreads and juxtaposition of text and related photographs, drawings, and charts for easy comprehension
More than 150 beautifully detailed, full-color illustrations demonstrating key models

Pocket Atlas of Chinese Medicine is a must-have resource for anyone who needs an in-depth and authoritative introduction to the principles and practice of Chinese medicine. Designed for students and practitioners of Chinese medicine and acupuncture, physicians, pharmacists, practitioners of complementary therapies, and other health professionals, as well as patients and the public, this text offers both a strong foundation for future study and a comprehensive overview for immediate understanding.

Ergil, M. C.

Marnae C. Ergil, L.Ac.,
is a Professor at the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine of NYCC. She began studying Chinese language in 1981. She received her Master's degree in Anthropology in 1989 and was funded by the National Academy of Sciences to study Chinese Medicine in China for her doctoral fieldwork. She received her Master's in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in 1997. She has spent extensive time studying Chinese medicine in China. Marnae is an author and co-editor of the Pocket Atlas of Chinese Medicine, the translator of Practical Diagnosis in Traditional Chinese Medicine and co-translator of Jiao Shu-De's Ten Lectures on the Use of Chinese Medicinals. She has received advanced clinical training in acupuncture with labor and delivery, the treatment of infertility and dermatology.

Ergil, K. V.

Kevin V. Ergil,
M.A., M.S., L.Ac., Diplomate in Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), F.N.A.A.O.M., F.A.A.P.M., is an Associate Professor at the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine of NYCC. Mr. Ergil is a practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture (licensed in New York and California), since 1990. He has studied and conducted field research in Tibetan medicine. He has taught Chinese medicine since 1994 and presently teaches clinical skills, diagnosis, and a wide range of courses in Chinese herbal medicine. His clinical practice is providing acupuncture to veterans of the US military with complex pain presentations. He has served as Dean of the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, New York Campus (1992-1998) and Director of the Graduate Program in Oriental Medicine in the School of Health Sciences at Touro College (2000-2006). He has numerous publications.

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