Innovation in Chinese Medicine
In a series of pioneering case-studies, twelve contributors, from a range of disciplines, explore the history of Chinese medicine and the transformations that have taken place from the fourth century BC to the present day. Topics of discussion include diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, pharmacotherapy, the creation of new genres of medical writing and schools of doctrine. Given the growing interest in Chinese medicine, the volume promises to make a valuable and innovative contribution. Its interdisciplinarity, a hallmark of the field, will ensure a wide readership amo ngst scholars and practitioners.
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Mai and qi in the Western Han
The influence of nurturing life culture on the development of Western
how mai and qi determine bing
Iatromancy diagnosis and prognosis in Early Chinese medicine
The system of the five circulatory phases and the six seasonal influences
Dietetics and pharmacotherapy
The canons revisited in Late Imperial China
an innovation in natural history?
Medical case histories
Medical rationale in the Peoples Republic
two case studies from contemporary China
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