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The web that has no weaver : understanding Chinese medicine

Author: Ted J Kaptchuk
Publisher: New York : Congdon & Weed ; Chicago, Ill. : Distributed by Contemporary Books, [1987], ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An American fully trained in the practice of Chinese medicine explains this "non-scientific" but often effective system of healing.--From publisher description.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ted J Kaptchuk
ISBN: 0809229331 9780809229338
OCLC Number: 17317409
Description: xxi, 402 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Medicine East and West : two ways of seeing, two ways of thinking --
The fundamental substances : qi, blood, jing, shen, and fluids --
The organs of the body : the harmonious landscape --
The meridians : the warp and woof --
Origins of disharmony : stormy weather --
The four examinations : signs and symptoms --
The eight principal patterns : the faces of yin and yang --
The patterns of the bodily landscape --
Chinese medicine as an art --
The web that has no weaver, and Mount Sinai --
Appendix A. The stages of disease : a series of clinical scenes --
Appendix B. Yang organs in disharmony --
Appendix C. Patterns and chief complaints --
Appendix D. Pulses revisited --
Appendix E. Chinese patterns and some common Western diseases --
Appendix F. The curious organs --
Appendix G.A further look at the looking examination --
Appendix H. The five phases (wu xing) --
Appendix I. Historical bibliography : links in the chain of transmission.
Responsibility: Ted J. Kaptchuk.

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"Demystifies Oriental medicine in a remarkably rational analysis of both its strengths and weaknesses". -- Science Digest  Read more...

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