Cross-sectional Anatomy of Acupoints

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Churchill Livingstone, 1995 - Medical - 244 pages
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This book is a two colour atlas that gives precise guidance to the acupuncturist on 378 acupuncture points, using detailed illustrations showing human anatomy and point location in cross-section. Coverage of 378 points makes it the most comprehensive atlas available, covering 147 points more than the nearest competitor. For each point the accompanying text gives the reader: the point location - in terms of superficialanatomy operational method - finding the point on the patient the needle and moxibustion method (technique and expected response) the cross-sectional anatomy of the needle passage functions or actions of each point a wide range of clinical indications for the use of a particular point warnings, where appropriate, on location and needle techniques at a point This is a very practical basic atlas that will aid needling and enhance general skill. It can be used as a 'refresher' atlas for the busy practitioner, or as an excellent and thorough textbook. Chinese knowledge matched with a western practitioner's perspective makes the text particularly accessible. Features: * Gives the reader access to an exceptionally wide range and large number of points to enhance their everyd

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Preface
1
extremities
49
Crosssectional anatomy of the trunk
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