Pocket Atlas of Chinese Medicine
- ISBN: 9783131416117
- 2009, 416 pages
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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.