The Acupuncturist's Guide to Conventional Medicine

STEPHENSON Clare [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9781848193024

2017 2nd Edition

AU $125.00
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 The Acupuncturist''s Guide to Conventional Medicine (The Acupuncturist''s Guide to Conventional Medicine)

Now in its second edition, this comparative textbook provides everything students and practitioners of complementary medicine need to know about conventional medicine. It covers the physiological systems of the body and the conventional approach to diagnosis and treatment, enabling good relationships with conventionally trained practitioners.
Offering a systematic comparative approach to Western and Eastern medicine, this unique textbook enables students and practitioners of Chinese Medicine to develop a core understanding of conventional medical language and treatments.
Acupuncture practitioners increasingly find themselves working alongside Western healthcare professionals. This book is a guide to conventional medical diagnoses, symptoms and treatments. Using examples drawn from the author's experience and knowledge of TCM, it encourages reflection on how these diagnoses may be interpreted from a more holistic medical perspective. It includes introductory sections on physiology, pathology and pharmacology, chapters devoted to the physiological systems of the body and the conventional approach to the treatment of diseases that can affect them, and information on dealing with patients in practice.
Accompanying online material, including self-testing questions and answers and checklists for revision, is available for those wishing to use the text for systematic study.Did you ever wonder how acupuncture works? This book strips away the mystery. Each acupuncture point has unique functions, which are explained in plain English for the non-acupuncturist.
Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years to treat most health issues. You might be familiar with how acupuncture is used to treat pain, but it is also used to treat fatigue, insomnia, anxiety, infertility, colds and flu, allergies, stress, and many other ailments. When you see how each point functions, you will see why acupuncture and acupressure are so effective to treat many ailments.

279mm x 216mm

850 pp

(For this item please quote stock ID 44301)

Related Subject Areas:

TCM Chinese language      Western medicine     

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