Giovanni Maciocia

The Practice of Chinese Medicine

The Treatment of Diseases with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs

  • Verlag: Elsevier
  • ISBN: 9780443074905
  • 2008, 1498 pages


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The new edition of this popular clinical text describes the application of traditional Chinese medical theory to the diagnosis and treatment of up to 48 diseases, conditions and disorders. In addition to the existing 34 covered in the first edition, 14 new conditions and symptoms have been added, and these include common, chronic and acute conditions which clinicians may see in their practice.
Each chapter contains aetiology and pathology, differential diagnosis according to TCM, selection of treatments with acupuncture and herbs, with explanation of choices, case studies for illustration, summary of Western differential diagnosis, and discussion of prognosis and prevention.
This book again brings the enormous wealth of the author’s experience, and his insights in applying TCM medicine to a Western context, to the support of all clinicians whatever their own range of experiences.


Giovanni Maciocia

Giovanni Maciocia

Giovanni Maciocia studierte Chinesische Akupunktur an der Universität Nanjing. Er war Co-Direktor der School of Chinese Herbal Medicine in London, international als Dozent und Lehrer tätig sowie Ehrendozent des Nanjing College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Nanjing. Maciocia war einer der angesehensten Vertreter der Akupunktur und chinesische Kräutermedizin in Europa. Ursprünglich…