Evidence-based Clinical Chinese Medicine Series Vol. 2

Volume 2: Psoriasis Vulgaris

  • ISBN: 9789814723138
  • 2016, 200 pages

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Evidence-based Clinical Chinese Medicine:
This Volume 2: Psoriasis Vulgaris provides a whole evidence analysis of the Chinese medicine management of psoriasis vulgaris.
Evidence from the classical Chinese medicine literature, contemporary clinical literature, and the outcomes of clinical trials and experimental studies are reviewed, analysed and synthesised.
The data from all these sources are condensed to provide evidence-based statements which will inform clinical practice and guide future research.
This book has been designed to be an easy reference at the point of care.
During a patient consultation, Chinese medicine practitioners can refer to this book for guidance on which Chinese herbal medicine formulas, specific herbs, or acupuncture points, can best treat their patient, and be confident there is evidence which supports its use.
Currently, Chinese medicine practitioners who develop a special interest in a particular health condition such as psoriasis have to consult a variety of sources to further their knowledge. Typically, they use the contemporary clinical literature to understand the theory, aetiology, pathogenesis and obtain expert opinions on the Chinese medicine management of psoriasis. They search the electronic literature to identify systematic reviews of clinical trials, if any exist, to obtain assessments of the current state of the clinical evidence for particular interventions. If they have the skills and resources, they may search the classical Chinese medicine literature for an historical perspective on treatments that have stood the test of time.
This title by Charlie Changli Xue and Chuanjian Lu provides all of this information for practitioners in one handy, easy to use reference.
This allows practitioners to focus on their job of providing high quality health care, with the knowledge it is based on the best available evidence.

Contents:
Introduction to Psoriasis Vulgaris
Psoriasis Vulgaris in Chinese Medicine
Classical Chinese Medicine Literature
Methods for Evaluating Clinical Evidence
Chinese Herbal Medicine for Psoriasis Vulgaris
Pharmacological Actions of the Common Herbs
Clinical Evidence for Acupuncture and Related Therapies
Clinical Evidence for Chinese Medicine Combination Therapy
Summary and Conclusion
Appendix 1: All Included Clinical Studies

Readership:
Graduate students and practitioners in alternative/Chinese medicine, respiratory medicine/pulnomary medicine.

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