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Manual of Dermatology in Chinese Medicine

SHEN De-Hui, WU Xiu-Fen & WANG Nissi [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9780939616602

Eastland Press 2003 1st Edition

AU $79.95
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Dermatology is a field for which traditional Chinese medicine is rightly respected. Proficiency in this field, however, requires specialised knowledge that is neither taught at most schools in the West, nor readily accessible to English-speaking practitioners.This manual provides the practitioner with information needed to properly treat skin diseases. Introductory chapters discuss the history of dermatology in traditional Chinese medicine, and aspects of diagnostics, differentiation and treatment peculiar to this field. The remaining 17 chapters provide detailed discussion of the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of specific skin conditions, including those most commonly seen in the clinic. Skin diseases are organised by biomedical categories, enabling practitioners to easily cross reference available colour atlases of dermatology. Contents: >History of Traditional Chinese Dermatology >Aetiology >Diagnostics >Differentiation >Treatment >Pruritus >Bacterial Infections >Viral Infections >Fungal Infections >Spriochete Infections >Dermatoses Caused by Arthropods >Dermatoses Due to Environmental Influences >Dermatitis >Inflammatory Reactions >Scaling Disorders >Disorders of the Sweat Glands >Acne & Rosacea >Circulatory Disorders >Disorders of Pigmentation >Disorders of Keratinization >Supplemental Materia Medica >General & Historical References >Indices 'This is the best book on TCM dermatology I’ve come across, and its layout and presentation of information is most impressive.' - Pacific Journal of Oriental Medicine 'Succinct and to the point...This is a book you will want to open and use immediately.' - Oriental Medicine

255 x 180mm

382pp

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Dermatology      TCM Specialities     

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