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Acupuncture : an anatomical approach

Author: H C Dung; Curtis P Clogston; Joeming W Dunn
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2004.
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Addressing acupuncture from a unique perspective, Acupuncture: An Anatomical Approach abandons the traditional oriental medicine approach in favor of a carefully analytic scientific presentation. The tightly-focused book describes the progression of chronic pain in the peripheral nervous system, demonstrates that points conducting pain impulses through the peripheral nerves become more tender to palpation throughout  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Dung, H.C.
Acupuncture.
Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003069581
(OCoLC)53903774
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: H C Dung; Curtis P Clogston; Joeming W Dunn
ISBN: 020349296X 9780203492963
OCLC Number: 57241960
Description: 1 online resource (180 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Acknowledgments --
Preface --
The Authors --
1 Acupuncture and Medicine --
CONTENTS --
1.1 A BRIEF HISTORY --
1.2 CURRENT MEDICAL LITERATURE --
1.3 AN ANATOMICAL APPROACH --
1.4 A BRIEF NOTE ABOUT THE TERM NEUROMODULA TION --
REFERENCES --
2 Characteristics of Acupoints and Their Significance --
CONTENTS --
2.1 ACUPUNCTURE, ACUPOINTS, AND TRIGGER POINTS --
2.2 ACUPOINTS AS AFFERENT NERVES --
2.3 PHASES OF ACUPOINTS --
2.4 SIGNIFICANCE OF PHASES OF ACUPOINTS IN ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT --
2.5 CONVERSION OF ACUPOINTS FROM LATENT TO PASSIVE --
2.6 FEATURES PREDISPOSINGACUPOINTS TO CONVERT TO PASSIVE PHASE --
2.7 PAIN QUANTIFICATION USING PASSIVE ACUPOINTS --
REFERENCES --
3 Pain Quantification --
CONTENTS --
3.1 INTRODUCTION --
3.2 PAIN QUANTIFICATION USING THORACIC SPINOUS PROCESSES (METHOD ONE) --
3.3 DISCUSSION OF METHOD ONE OF DETERMINING PAIN SENSITIVITY AND THE SIGNIFICANCE OF PAIN LEVELS --
3.4 PAIN QUANTIFICATION USING REPRESENTATIVE ACUPOINTS (METHOD TWO) --
REFERENCES --
4 The Primary Acupoints --
CONTENTS --
4.1 INTRODUCTION --
4.2 PRIMARY ACUPOINTS --
REFERENCES --
5 The Secondary Acupoints --
CONTENTS --
5.1 INTRODUCTION --
5.2 SECONDARY ACUPOINTS --
6 The Tertiary Acupoints --
CONTENTS --
6.1 INTRODUCTION --
6.2 TCRTIARY ACUPOINTS --
7 The Nonspecific Acupoints --
CONTENTS --
7.1 INTRODUCTION --
7.2 NONSPECIFIC ACUPOINTS --
REFERENCES --
8 The Treatment Plan --
CONTENTS --
8.1 OVERVIEW OF A COURSE OF THERAPY --
8.2 PATIENT POSITIONING --
8.3 GENERAL NEEDLE PLACEMENT --
9 Complications of Treatment and Other Physiological Reactions --
CONTENTS --
9.1 MAJOR COMPLICATIONS --
9.2 MINOR COMPLICATIONS --
9.3 IMMEDIATE REACTIONS --
REFERENCES --
10 Needles, Accessories, and the Treatment Session --
CONTENTS --
10.1 ACUPUNCTURE NEEDLES --
10.2 NEEDLE STORAGE AND STERILIZATION --
10.3 ACUPUNCTURE ACCESSORIES AND ALTERNATIVES TO NEEDLES --
10.4 EAR STAPLES --
10.5 NEEDLE INSERTION --
STERILE TECHNIQUE --
10.7 ANGLE AND DEPTH OF INSERTION --
10.8 COURSE OF A TREATMENT SESSION --
10.9 THE NEW PATIENT AND FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS --
11 Conditions of the Face and Head --
CONTENTS --
11.1 INTRODUCTION TO SPECIFIC CONDITIONS BY ANATOMICAL REGION --
11.2 OVERVIEW OF CONDITIONS OF THE FACE AND HEAD --
11.3 ACUPUNCTURE AND NEUROANATOMY OF THE HEAD AND NECK --
11.4 ACUPUNCTURE AND PAINFUL CONDITIONS OF THE FACE AND HEAD --
11.5 TRIGEMINAL PAIN --
11.6 BELL'S PALSY --
11.7 SINUS ALLERGY --
11.8 TINNITUS AND VERTIGO --
11.9 SMOKING CESSATION, WEIGHT LOSS, AND OTHER ADDICTIONS --
11.10 CONDITIONS AFFECTING THE SPECIAL SENSES --
11.11 OTHER CONDITIONS --
11.12 CONCLUSION --
REFERENCES --
12 Conditions of the Neck, Shoulders, and Upper Extremities --
CONTENTS --
12.1 OVERVIEW --
12.2 ACUPUNCTURE AND NEUROANATOMY OF THE NECK AND SHOULDERS --
12.3 ACUPUNCTURE APPLIED TO CONDITIONS OF THE NECK, SHOULDER, AND UPPER EXTREMITY --
REFERENCES --
13 Conditions of the Thorax, Abdomen, and Pelvis --
CONTENTS --
13.1 OVERVIEW --
13.2 ACUPUNCTURE AND NEUROANATOMY --
13.3 ACUPUNCTURE APPLIED TO C.
Responsibility: Houchi Dung, Curtis P. Clogston, Joeming W. Dunn.
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