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Encounters with Qi : exploring Chinese medicine

Author: David Eisenberg, M.D.; Thomas Lee Wright
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Bill Moyers visited China to explore the mysteries, and the healing potential, of Chinese medicine for his acclaimed PBS series "Healing and the Mind," he sought out David Eisenberg as his guide.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Eisenberg, M.D.; Thomas Lee Wright
ISBN: 0393312135 9780393312133
OCLC Number: 32998368
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 260 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The woman on the bus --
Preface --
First encounter: Dr. Fang and the Yellow Emperor --
Tongues, pulses, and strange dagnosis --
Acupuncture: unanswered questions --
Second encounter: the sisters Wang --
In the clinic: acupuncture and massage --
In the clinic: herbal medicine --
Third encounter: the Qi Gong masters --
Dai-Fu: "the doctors" --
On mental illness: "Freud's no here" --
Fourth encounter: testing Qi --
The marriage of Chinese and Western medicine.
Responsibility: David Eisenberg, with Thomas Lee Wright.

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"Vivid-highly readable." -- New York Times Book Review "No other firsthand account so vividly reveals ... the puzzles and promises of traditional Chinese medicine." -- H. Jack Geiger, M.D., City Read more...

 
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