Clinical Acupuncture and Ancient Chinese Medicine

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Oxford University Press, 2017 - Medical - 664 pages
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Clinical Acupuncture and Ancient Chinese Medicine weaves together historical perspectives, ancient wisdom, and modern medicine to provide a holistic, effective, and rewarding way to understand and apply acupuncture in clinical practice. Methodology for memorizing the function of acupuncture meridians and points is supplemented by nearly 600 high-quality images that illustrate point locations and needle insertion techniques. Algorithms for making diagnostic formulations, developing treatment strategies, and implementing effective therapeutic interventions are emphasized. Chapters also cover published outcomes data, the critical role of human psychology and spirituality in healing, and adjunctive therapies to acupuncture such as medicinal herbs and cupping. Authored by Dr. Jingduan Yang and Dr. Daniel A. Monti, two internationally known leaders and teachers of Chinese Medicine and Integrative Health, Clinical Acupuncture and Ancient Chinese Medicine is an ideal resource for a diverse range of health care practitioners and trainees including physicians, chiropractors, and licensed acupuncturists.
 

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Contents

1 Human Energy and Vital Substances
1
2 Energetics of Humans and Nature
11
3 Human Energetic Anatomy
23
4 Physiology of the Internal Organs
75
5 Psychology of the Internal Organs
85
6 Pathophysiology of Qi and Vital Substances
93
7 Pathophysiology of Yin and Yang
101
8 Pathophysiology of Energetic Channels
111
12 Acupuncture Points on the Eight Extra Channels
397
13 The Extra Acupuncture Points
439
14 Therapeutic Strategy of Acupuncture
489
15 Point Selection and Combination
497
16 Acupuncture Therapy
515
17 Adjunctive Therapies
531
18 SelfCare for the Body Mind and Spirit
551
19 Modern Studies of Acupuncture
561

9 Evaluation of Human Energy
117
10 Acupuncture Points of Six Principal Yin Channels
151
11 Acupuncture Points of Six Principal Yang Channels
229

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Dr. Jingduan Yang, MD is a board-certified psychiatrist with extensive training and practice in neurology, clinical psychopharmacology, psychiatry and integrative medicine in the Fourth Military Medical University, China, Oxford University, UK, Thomas Jefferson University and Arizona University in US. Dr. Yang is also a fifth generation of doctor and teacher of Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine and author of a populous book: Facing East: Ancient Health+Beauty Secrets for Modern Age.

Daniel A. Monti, MD, MBA is a Senior Vice-President, Professor, and Ellen and Ron Caplan Director at the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health at Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health in Philadelphia.

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