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I’m going maciocoa be reading this for the next 3 years, so I might as well say here and now that it’s fantastic. Contents 2 The Functions of the Internal Organs.

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Print Product Page Name: A redesigned layout complements the accessible writing style and makes the material even easier to follow. Cynthia rated it it was amazing Jul 09, Expanded subject area coverage including new clinical guidelines and additional acupuncture point combinations.

Icons to make it easier to locate desired sections of information. More patterns are included, and combined patterns have been added to the individual pattern chapters. May 31, Anindya rated it really liked it. The actions and functions of acupuncture points are thoroughly discussed, both from the classics and from the author’s own experience.


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A Comprehensive Text for Coundations The new edition features new This successful Chinese medicine textbook covers the theory of traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture, and discusses in detail the use of acupuncture points and the principles of treatment. No trivia or quizzes yet. Michael Nova rated it liked it Mar 13, By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

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The Foundations of Chinese Medicine : A Comprehensive Text

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You have no items in your shopping cart. The material is based on rigorous reference to ancient and modern Chinese texts, and explains the application of theory in a Western practice context.

Every time I go back to this book, I’m amazed at how much information is there. This is the cornerstone textbook for first year acupuncture students. The new edition features new and updated material, including discussion of 50 additional acupuncture points and more patterns. Concepts are clearly explained, including those that are complex and obscure material. Good translation from Chinese.

Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x He is Visiting Associate Professor at the Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and has many years of experience in teaching and practice.

More information is provided on pathological processes, relative weighting of symptoms, and identification of patterns.