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Acupuncture: A Comprehensive Text

SHANGHAI College of Traditional Medicine. Translated & edited by BENSKY Dan & O'CONNOR John [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9780939616008

Eastland Press

AU $150.00
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Compiled by the faculty of one of China’s most prominent traditional medical schools, this text is regarded as one of the most authoritative textbooks and reference sources in its field. Included are descriptions of more than a thousand acupuncture points, hundreds of prescriptions (ancient and modern) and detailed discussion of a variety of acupuncture techniques and modalities ranging from ear, head, hand and foot acupuncture to moxibustion, cupping and surgical techniques. There is discussion and analysis of acupuncture phenomena and ancient theory and methodology. The editors also provide a lengthy introduction to the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine, a select bibliography of current research published in English, and extensive indices. Contents: Channels: traditional physiology & pathology of the primary, miscellaneous, divergent, connecting & muscle channels * Points: location & therapeutic properties of more than 1000 acupuncture points * Techniques: dozens of acupuncture and related techniques including ear, hand, head and foot * Therapy: multiple prescriptions, both ancient & modern, for the treatment of over 100 disorders. 'Unquestionably the single most useful book in English for the study of acupuncture.' - Ted Kaptchuk, O.M.D., CA.

255 x 180mm, 200 illustrations

741pp

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