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Easily accessible and heavily illustrated, this complete guide to diagnosis in Chinese Medicine places an emphasis on "real world" issues.

Author: Giovanni Maciocia

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780702059506

Category: Medical

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Easily accessible and heavily illustrated, this complete guide to diagnosis in Chinese Medicine places an emphasis on "real world" issues. Focusing on clear interpretations of signs and symptoms, it addresses the practice beyond the theory and leads readers through both basic and sophisticated levels of diagnostic interpretation. Since Chinese medicine diagnosis relies on a subtle appraisal of a patient's disharmony, many factors beyond traditional Western symptoms are considered, including a patient's voice, the absence of thirst, feeling hot or cold, the patient's smell, tone of voice, and glitter of eyes. This practical resource helps readers carefully interpret of a range of nuances. Provides a clinical understanding of Traditional Chinese Medicine Offers an unparalleled depth of information that is meticulously cross-referenced Includes all the signs and symptoms, however subtle, that a modern patient may present in the clinic Provides clinical experience and understanding from a leader in the field of Chinese medicine Clearly outlines the decision-making options in key situations to help readers through the most challenging topics Logically organized so readers can quickly find the information they need in clinical situations
2013-09-19 By Giovanni Maciocia

Giovanni Maciocia (1945–2018) was one of the most highly respected practitioners of acupuncture and Chinese herbal ... experience helped by his ability to read Chinese, therefore gaining access to the Chinese medicine textbooks, ...

Author: Elsevier Ltd

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780702079214

Category: Medical

Page: 1320

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Use Traditional Chinese Medicine in diagnosing and treating disease! Maciocia’s The Practice of Chinese Medicine, 3rd Edition describes how to apply TCM theory to the diagnosis and treatment of disorders and conditions frequently encountered in practice. Covering common, chronic, and acute conditions, Maciocia’s provides guidelines to treatment with both acupuncture and Chinese herbs. Case studies offer real-world insights into determining effective treatment care. From an expert team of editors who were close to the late Giovanni Maciocia and who practice "the Maciocia way," this practical, illustrated text makes it easier to apply TCM in Western medical practice. Coverage of Traditional Chinese Medicine includes the diagnosis and treatment of 48 common diseases, conditions, and disorders. Discussion of aetiology, pathology, and differential diagnoses according to TCM is provided for each disease, condition, and disorder. UNIQUE! Summaries of Western differential diagnoses provide alternative treatment options. Coverage of treatments includes acupuncture and herbs, with explanations of choices. Reviews of clinical trials and modern Chinese literature report the experience of noted doctors of Chinese medicine. Practical appendices include Identification of Patterns According to the Six Stages, the Four Levels, and the Three Burners; Prescriptions; and Suggested Substitutions of Chinese Herbs. English-Pinyin Glossary of Chinese Terms is included. NEW and UNIQUE! Clinical Tips provide practical guidelines to diagnosing and treating diseases. NEW and UNIQUE! Red Flags list symptoms that may necessitate a referral to a Western physician. NEW! Updated clinical trials and references are added. NEW! Updated Western differential diagnosis sections are added. NEW discussion on sexuality in Chinese medicine is added. NEW! Additional tongue photos aid in diagnosing diseases, based on Chinese medicine protocols. NEW! Updated, full-color photos are added. NEW! Four new appendices are added, for a total of 10 appendices. NEW! Reorganization of material provides easier access to key topics.
2021-04-21 By Elsevier Ltd

The new edition features new and updated material plus an accompanying website containing over 650 self-testing questions in a variety of formats. "For the student or practitioner of Chinese medicine this is a definitive text book.

Author: Giovanni Maciocia

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780702052163

Category: Medical

Page: 1289

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De uitgave bespreekt de theorie van de traditionele Chinese geneeskunde en acupunctuur en beschrijft in detail de functie van de acupunctuurpunten en de behandelingsprincipes. Inhoud is gebaseerd op belangrijke referenties naar klassieke en moderne Chinese teksten en verklaart de toepassing van de theorie in een westerse praktijksetting.
2015-01-01 By Giovanni Maciocia

the practice of Chinese medicine could actually delay the opportunity for the correct diagnosis and treatment necessary to save the patient's life. Yet headache is just a symptom in Western medicine, not a disease.

Author: Wanzhu Hou

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780702036248

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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TREATING AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES WITH CHINESE MEDICINE clearly describes the integration of Chinese and Western medicine in the treatment of autoimmune diseases. This book clearly describes how Chinese medicine can treat autoimmune diseases by clearly presenting recommendations for acupuncture point and herbal treatment when the patient presents with different symptoms, different blood results and may be taking different medications. Written by highly qualified, American-based practitioners with long experience of working in both Chinese and Western medical environments Addresses the use of Chinese medicine in a wide range of autoimmune diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, and psoriasis Includes treatments using both acupuncture and Chinese herbs
2009-07-21 By Wanzhu Hou

The practice of Chinese medicine is maturing in the West. In the quarter century since it began to be known outside of the communities of overseas Chinese, we have watched it move into mainstream Western culture, seen the establishment ...

Author: Jane Lyttleton

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780702054327

Category: Medical

Page: 520

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The second edition of this popular text systematically addresses all aspects of treatment of infertility using Chinese medicine. Clinically focused and with a new easy-to-navigate design, the book begins by covering all the essential fundamentals you will need to understand and treat infertility, before going on to look at what Chinese medicine offers in the way of treatment for functional infertility in men and women, gynecological disorders which contribute to infertility and relevant lifestyle factors. Jane Lyttleton importantly devotes a large part of the book to discussing ways in which Chinese medicine and Western medicine might work together to overcome infertility, and details the increased experience over the past decade in working with IVF patients and their specialists. Leaps forward have also been made in the understanding of conditions such as Polycystic ovarian syndrome and immune infertility. New Features · Greatly expanded section on the place of Chinese medicine and IVF in treatment of infertility · New information on Polycystic ovarian disease and immune infertility and how Chinese medicine approaches their treatment · Updated and balanced advice on pre-conception care · Clinically focused, with easy-to-navigate design Detailed and clear Chinese medicine treatment strategies are described. Information on reproductive biology and Western physiology are included to provide an understanding of the complexity of a patient's symptoms and conditions. Western treatment options that may impact Chinese medicine treatment are described, along with details about how these two perspectives can work together. Clinical approaches to supporting the early stages of a pregnancy and preventing miscarriage are included. Advice is offered on pre-conception help and the optimum diet and lifestyle choices for preparing for a pregnancy. The author is a well-known specialist in this field.
2013-04-15 By Jane Lyttleton

was This book on diagnosis in Chinese medicine complements my previous books on the basic theory of Chinese medicine (Foundations of Chinese Medicine), the application of this theory to the treatment of diseases (Practice of Chinese ...

Author: Giovanni Maciocia

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780702075100

Category: Medical

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Written by world-renowned author and teacher Giovanni Maciocia, Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine, 2nd Edition is a comprehensive, highly illustrated, and easy-to-understand resource. With a focus on clear interpretations of "real world" signs and symptoms, this new edition addresses the practice beyond the theory and leads you through both basic and sophisticated levels of diagnostic interpretation. Since Chinese medicine diagnosis relies on a subtle appraisal of a patient's disharmony, many factors beyond traditional Western symptoms are considered, including a patient's voice, the absence of thirst, feeling hot or cold, the patient's smell, tone of voice, and glitter of eyes. This practical resource helps students and practitioners alike carefully interpret a wide range of diagnostic nuances. One-of-a-kind text gives you a clinical understanding of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Rich, unique content offers an unparalleled depth of information that is meticulously cross-referenced. Includes all the signs and symptoms that a modern patient may present in the clinic, no matter how subtle. Outlines the decision-making options in key situations to help you through the most challenging topics. Case histories with diagnoses present common conditions that professionals will often find in practice. Logically organized to help you quickly find the information you need in clinical situations. Written by a leader in the field of Chinese medicine provides you with an expert’s clinical experience and understanding. NEW! Clinical and Treatments notes provide practical information on acupuncture – including herbal treatment, when appropriate – for most symptoms and signs, giving the book a clinical application in therapy. NEW! UPDATED full-color design and color photographs depict external clinical signs for more accurate clinical recognition. NEW! Learning outcomes summarize the basics that you should know after completing a chapter. NEW! Thoroughly updated content from an expert author clarifies the best practices for diagnosis in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
2018-03-22 By Giovanni Maciocia

of Chinese medical texts to Japan (Bowers, 1970). In 562, Zhi Cong came from southern China with more than 100 books on the practice of Chinese medicine (Huard et al, 1968), including the Systematic Classic of Acupuncture (and ...

Author: Marc S. Micozzi

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9781437727050

Category: Medical

Page: 624

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Focusing on emerging therapies and those best supported by clinical trials and scientific evidence, Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine describes some of the most prevalent and the fastest-growing CAM therapies in use today. Prominent author Dr. Marc Micozzi provides a complete overview of CAM, creating a solid foundation and context for therapies in current practice. Coverage of systems and therapies includes mind, body, and spirit; traditional Western healing; and traditional ethnomedical systems from around the world. Discussions include homeopathy, massage and manual therapies, chiropractic, a revised chapter on osteopathy, herbal medicine, aromatherapy, naturopathic medicine, and nutrition and hydration. With its wide range of topics, this is the ideal CAM reference for both students and practitioners! An evidence-based approach focuses on treatments best supported by clinical trials and scientific evidence. Coverage of CAM therapies and systems includes those most commonly encountered or growing in popularity, so you carefully evaluate each treatment. Global coverage includes discussions of traditional healing arts from Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Longevity in the market makes this a classic, trusted text. Expert contributors include well-known writers such as Kevin Ergil, Patch Adams, Joseph Pizzorno, Victor Sierpina, and Marc Micozzi himself. Suggested readings and references in each chapter list the best resources for further research and study. New, expanded organization covers the foundations of CAM, traditional Western healing, and traditional ethnomedical systems from Asia, Africa, and the Americas, putting CAM in perspective and making it easier to understand CAM origins and contexts. NEW content includes legal and operational issues in integrative medicine, creative and expressive arts therapies, ecological pharmacology, hydration, mind-body thought and practice in America, osteopathy, reflexology, South American healing, traditional medicines of India, and Unani medicine. Revised and updated chapters include aromatherapy, classical acupuncture, energy medicine, biophysical devices (electricity, light, and magnetism), massage and touch therapies, traditional osteopathy, reflexology, vitalism, and yoga. New research studies explain how and why CAM therapies work, and also demonstrate that they do work, in areas such as acupuncture, energy healing, and mind-body therapies. Expanded content on basic sciences includes biophysics, ecology, ethnomedicine, neurobiology, and pschoneuroimmunology, providing the scientific background needed to learn and practice CAM and integrative medicine. Expanded coverage of nutrition and hydration includes practical information on Vitamin D and healthy hydration with fluid and electrolytes.
2010-04-01 By Marc S. Micozzi

A detailed, clinical look at Chinese medicine.

Author: Giovanni Maciocia

Publisher: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 0702044148

Category: Medical

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Part I: Diagnosis by Observation Section 1: Observation of the Body, Mind and Complexion 1. OBservation Of The Body Shape, Physique And Demeanor 2. OBservation Of The Mind, Spirit And Emotion 3. OBservation Of The Complexion Color 4. OBservation Of Body Movements Section 2: Parts of the Body 5. OBservation Of Head, Face And Hair 6. OBservation Of The Eyes 7. OBservation Of The Nose 8. OBservation Of Lips, Mouth, Palate, Teeth, Gums And Philtrum 9. OBservation Of The Ears 10. OBservation Of Throat And Neck 11. OBservation Of The Back 12. OBservation Of Women's Breasts 13. OBservation Of The Heartbeat 14. OBservation Of The Hands 15. OBservation Of The Nails 16. OBservation Of The Chest And Abdomen 17. OBservation Of Genitalia 18. OBservation Of The Four Limbs 19. OBservation Of The Legs 20. OBservation Of Excretions 21. OBservation Of The Skin 22. OBservation In Children Section 3: Tongue Diagnosis 23. TOngue Diagnosis 24. TOngue-Body Color 25. TOngue Body Shape 26. TOngue Coating 27. TOngue Images And Patterns Part II: Diagnosis by Interrogation 28. INtroduction 29. PAin 30. FOod And Taste 31. STools And Urine 32. THirst And Drink 33. ENergy Levels 34. HEad 35. FAce 36. THroat And Neck 37. BOdy 38. CHest And Abdomen 39. LImbs 40. SLeep 41. SWeating 42. EArs And Eyes 43. FEeling Of Cold, Feeling Of Heat And Fever 44. MEntal-Emotional Symptoms 45. SExual Symptoms 46. WOmen's Symptoms 47. CHildren's Symptoms 48. DIagnosing The Causes Of Disease Part III: Diagnosis by Palpation 49. DIagnosis by Palpation 50. PUlse Qualities 51. PAlpation Of Parts Of The Body 52. PAlpation Of Channels Part IV: Diagnosis by Hearing and Smelling 53. DIagnosis By Hearing 54. DIagnosis By Smelling Part V: Symptoms and Signs Section 1: Symptoms and Signs of Parts of the Body 55. HEad And Face 56. FAce Color 57. EArs 58. NOse 59. THroat 60. MOuth, Tongue, Teeth, Gums, Lips, Palate And Philtrum 61. EYes 62. NEck, Shoulders And Upper Back 63. CHest 64. LImbs 65. ARms 66. LEgs 67. LOwer Back 68. BOdy 69. DIgestive System And Taste 70. THirst And Drink 71. ABdomen 72. DEfecation 73. URination 74. ANus 75. MEn's Sexual And Genital Symptoms 76. SWeating 77. SKin Signs 78. EMotional Symptoms 79. MEntal And Emotional Symptoms 80. MEntal Difficulties 81. SLeep 82. FEeling Of Cold, Feeling Of Heat, Fever 83. VOice, Speech And Sounds Section 2: Gynecological Symptoms and Signs 84. MEnstrual Symptoms 85. PRoblems At Period Time 86. PRoblems Of Pregnancy 87. PRoblems After Childbirth 88. BReast Signs 89. MIscellaneous Gynecological Symptoms Section 3: Pediatric Symptoms and Signs 90. CHildren's Problems Part VI: Identification of Internal Organ Patterns 91. HEart 92. SPleen 93. LIver 94. LUngs 95. KIdneys 96. SMall Intestine 97. STomach 98. GAll-Bladder 99. LArge Intestine 100. BLadder Appendices Appendix 1: Case Histories Appendix 2: Prescriptions Appendix 3: History of Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine Glossary Bibliography Chinese Chronology
2018-03-28 By Giovanni Maciocia

xx Kathryn Montgomery Kathryn Montgomery, PhD, is Julia and David Uihlein Professor of Medical, ... into clinical practice, the interpretation of textbooks by teachers, and the explanation of Chinese medical concepts to patients.

Author: Volker Scheid

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780702048364

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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Traditional East Asian healthcare systems have moved rapidly from the fringes of healthcare systems in the West towards the centre over the past 50 years. This change of status for traditional medicines presents their practitioners with both opportunities and challenges as the focus shifts from one of opposition towards one of integration into biomedically dominated healthcare systems. Integrating East Asian Medicine into Contemporary Healthcare examines the opportunities and challenges of integrating East Asian medicine into Western healthcare systems from an interdisciplinary perspective. Volker Scheid and Hugh MacPherson bring together contributions from acknowledged experts from a number of different disciplines - including clinical researchers, Chinese Medicine practitioners, historians, medical anthropologists, experts in the social studies of science, technology and medicine - to examine and debate the impact of the evidence-based medicine movement on the ongoing modernization of East Asian medicines. The book considers the following questions: •What are the values, goals and ethics implicit within traditional East Asian medical practices? • What claims to effectiveness and safety are made by East Asian medical practices? •What is at stake in subjecting these medical practices to biomedical models of evaluation? • What constitutes best practice? How is it to be defined and measured? • What are the ideologies and politics behind the process of integration of East Asian medical practices into modern health care systems? • What can we learn from a variety of models of integration into contemporary healthcare?
2011-10-24 By Volker Scheid

tice of acupuncture despite the fact that acupuncturists in the state are licensed medical practitioners and their services are routinely requested by hospital patients. In each example, considerations not directly linked to the ...

Author: Patrick Coughlin

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780702035890

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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Part of the Medical Guides to Complementary and Alternative Medicine Series, this comprehensive resource offers brief, yet thorough coverage of alternative and complementary hands-on therapies, including Chiropractic, Healing Touch/Therapeutic Touch, Reiki, and massage. Focusing on manipulative techniques and their therapeutic applications to common and un-common disorders, it addresses both Eastern and Western approaches to the discipline. Ideal for comparing and contrasting the various forms of manual therapeutics, it describes the basic philosophy and theories of the different methods, as well as the techniques themselves. It also provides an overview of the principal manual therapies practiced worldwide, the theories and rationale behind them, and practice algorithms.
2002-05-13 By Patrick Coughlin