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Acupuncture : Textbook and Atlas

Author: Gabriel Stux; Bruce Pomeranz
Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1987.
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Following an introduction to the philosophical and theoreti- cal background of traditional Chinese medicine, the dia- gnostic system is presented: the Chinese system of channels and functional organs, the significance of pointsand point categories, methods of needling and moxibustion. There is a chapter on treatment based on western diagnosis.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriel Stux; Bruce Pomeranz
ISBN: 9783642717420 364271742X
OCLC Number: 851754439
Description: 1 online resource (98 illustrations)
Contents: 1 Scientific Basis of Acupuncture --
1.1 Acupuncture Analgesia (Basis Research) --
1.2 Acupuncture Analgesia for Chronic Pain --
1.3 Drug Addiction --
1.4 Asthma, Nerve Regeneration and Cardiovascular Effects of Acupuncture --
1.5 Acupuncture Points (Do They Really Exist?) --
2 History of Acupuncture --
3 Background and Theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine --
3.1 Tao, Yin and Yang --
3.2 The Cosmic Vital Energy: Qi --
3.3 Jing, the Life Essence --
3.4 Shen, or Psychic Energy --
3.5 Disturbances of Qi --
3.6 The System of Five Phases --
3.7 External Climatic Factors --
3.8 Internal Emotional Factors --
4 Diagnosis in Traditional Chinese Medicine --
4.1 Eight Diagnostic Criteria, Ba gang --
4.2 Interior and Exterior Li, Biao --
4.3 Excess and Deficiency Shi, Xu --
4.4 Heat and Cold Re, Han --
4.5 Yin and Yang --
4.6 Four Examinations Si zh?n --
4.7 Visual Observation Wàng zh?n --
4.8 Listening and Smelling Wén zh?n --
4.9 Questioning Wèn zh?n --
4.10 Physical Examination Qie zh?n --
5 Chinese System of Channels, Organs and Points --
5.1 Channels and Organs --
5.2 Presentation of the Point Categories --
5.3. Methods of Point Location --
6 Systematic Description of Channels and Points --
6.1 Lung Channel --
6.2 Large Intestine Channel --
6.3 Stomach Channel --
6.4 Spleen Channel --
6.5 HeartChannel --
6.6 Small Intestine Channel --
6.7 Urinary Bladder Channel --
6.8 Kidney Channel --
6.9 Pericardium Channel --
6.10 Sanjiao Channel --
6.11 Gallbladder Channel --
6.12 LiverChannel --
6.13 Du Mai --
6.14 Ren Mai --
6.15 Chong Mai --
6.16 Dai Mai --
6.17 Yangqiao --
6.18 Yinqiao --
6.19 Yangwei --
6.20 Yinwei --
6.21 Extra Points --
7 Regions with Important Acupuncture Points --
7.1 Face --
7.2 NeckArea --
7.3 Dorsal Side of the Trunk --
7.4 Abdominal Area --
7.5 Shoulder Area --
7.6 Points Around the Knee Joint --
8 Technique of Acupuncture --
8.1 Acupuncture Needles --
8.2 Technique of Insertion and Stimulation of the Needles --
8.3 De Qi Sensation --
8.4 Tonifying and Sedating Methods of Stimulation --
8.5 Electroacupuncture, Electrostimulation --
8.6 Sterilization of the Needles --
8.7 Complications of Acupuncture Treatment --
9 Moxibustion --
9.1 Indications and Methods --
9.2 Direct Moxibustion --
9.3 Indirect Moxibustion with Ginger Slice Isolation --
9.4 Moxibustion with 'Moxa Cigars' --
9.5 Moxibustion by Heating Acupuncture Needles --
9.6 Infrared Moxibustion --
10 Laser Acupuncture --
11 Acupressure --
12 Ear Acupuncture --
12.1 Technique of Ear Acupuncture --
12.2. Representation of the Body on the Auricle --
12.3 Numbering of Ear Points --
12.4 Rules for Selection of Ear Points --
13 Scalp Acupuncture --
13.1 Fourteen Lines for Treatment --
13.2 Method of Needling --
14 Hand Acupuncture --
14.1 Points of the Dorsum of the Hand --
14.2 Points on the Palm --
15 Acupuncture Treatment --
15.1 Principles of Acupuncture and Major Rules of Point Selection --
15.2 Locomotor Disorders --
15.3 Respiratory Disorders --
15.4 Cardiovascular Disorders --
15.5 Gastroenterological Disorders --
15.6 Mental Disturbances and Illnesses --
15.7 Neurologic Disorders --
15.8 Gynecological Disorders --
15.9 Urological Disorders --
15.10 SkinDisorders --
15.11 Disorders of the Sense Organs --
15.12 Acute Disorders and Emergencies --
Appendixes A-H --
A. World Health Organization List of Indications for Acupuncture --
B. Nomenclature and Abbreviations for Channels and Points --
C. Glossary of Chinese Terms --
D. Translation of Chinese Ideograms and Point Names --
E. Alphabetic List of Chinese Point Names --
F. Index of Indications for Acupuncture --
H. System of the Five Phases --
Literature.
Responsibility: by Gabriel Stux, Bruce Pomeranz.

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Following an introduction to the philosophical and theoreti- cal background of traditional Chinese medicine, the dia- gnostic system is presented: the Chinese system of channels and functional organs, the significance of pointsand point categories, methods of needling and moxibustion. There is a chapter on treatment based on western diagnosis.

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