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Contemporary Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture

Contemporary Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture - 02 edition

Contemporary Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture - 02 edition

ISBN13: 9780443065897

ISBN10: 0443065896

Contemporary Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture by Claire Monod Cassidy - ISBN 9780443065897
Edition: 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone, Inc.
Published: 2002
International: No
Contemporary Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture by Claire Monod Cassidy - ISBN 9780443065897

ISBN13: 9780443065897

ISBN10: 0443065896

Edition: 02

Summary

CONTEMPORARY PRACTICE OF ACUPUNCTURE AND ORIENTAL MEDICINE explores the theory and practice of oriental medicine, explaining what oriental medicine is and how it works. It discusses the effectiveness of oriental medicine in treating a number of common disorders, including pain control, substance abuse, asthma, digestive disorders, women's reproductive health, HIV, depression, CNS malfunctions, and more. This text gives the reader an introduction to the ancient theoretical foundations of Chinese medicine, along with glimpses into what a day in the life of a modern practitioner is actually like. Part of the Medical Guides to Complementary and Alternative Medicine series, this book was written with the traditional health care provider in mind.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Section 1: The Theory of Oriental Medicine Overview
Theory

Section 2: The Practice of Oriental Medicine Diagnostic Techniques of Oriental Medicine
Acupuncture and Moxibustion. Herbal Medicine
Diet, Massage, Moving Meditation

Section 3: The Experience of Oriental Medicine Putting it All Together: Practicing Oriental Medicine
Grand Rounds: Practitioners Present
Inside an Acupuncture Detox Clinic
A Day in the Life: Practitioners Reflect on Their Professional Lives

Section 4: Effectiveness of Oriental Medicine Introductory Comments
Western Scientific Efforts to Understand How Acupuncture Works
What Do Patients Say? User Satisfaction with Acupuncture & Oriental Medical Care
Pain Control and Oriental Medicine
Substance Abuse and Oriental Medicine
Asthma and Oriental Medicine
Digestive Disorders. Women's Reproductive Health
HIV and Other Infection and Oriental Material
Depression and Oriental Medicine
Stroke, Coma, Paralysis, and other CNS Malfunctions and Oriental Medicine

Section 5: Using Oriental Medicine The Expansion and Professionalization of Oriental Medicine
Referring Patients for Acupuncture and Oriental Medical Care Glossary
References
Index

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