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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 54.00
Acupuncture is widely practised in the 21st century in scientifically developed countries for a wide range of ailments ranging from chronic pain, giddiness and high blood pressure to gastrointestinal disorders and sexual dysfunction. Yet the reasons for its vaunted efficacy remain a matter of controversy. In traditional Chinese medical theory, the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 129.95
Practiced for more than 2,000 years, acupuncture was once restricted to the realm of alternative medicine. It was thought to be based on mythical elements and not easily understood by those in the scientific community. Acupuncture: An Anatomical Approach, Second Edition dispels these notions and brings this once backroom therapy into the forefront?explaining... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 160.00
At the 1998 Annual Representative Meeting of the BMA a resolution was passed that the Board of Science and Education should "investigate the scientific basis and efficacy of acupuncture and the quality of training and standards of competence in its practitioners''. This report summarizes literature sources and research on acupuncture, looks at safety... more...
- World Health Organization 2002; US$ 31.50
The therapy of acupuncture has a long history. In its 2500 years of development, a wealth of experience has been accumulated, attesting to the wide range of diseases and conditions that can effectively be treated with its approach. In the past two decades, there have been extensive studies on acupuncture and great efforts have been undertaken to conduct... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 164.95
While ancient concepts of yin and yang and meridians have been effective for sustaining traditional knowledge of acupuncture, contemporary clinicians need a more scientific structure to apply these complex teachings. A book that examines this Eastern medicine through the systematic principles of anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry is long overdue.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 150.00
Alternative medicine is a fifty billion dollar per year industry. But is it all nonsense? The Whole Story rounds up the latest evidence on the placebo effect, the randomized control trial, personalized genetic medicine, acupuncture, homeopathy, osteopathy and more. It reaches a provocative conclusion: alternative therapies' whole-body approach might... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 179.00
Cancer is one of the leading killers in the world and the incidence is increasing, but most cancer patients and cancer survivors suffer much from the disease and its conventional treatments' side effects. In the past, clinical data showed that some complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) possessed anticancer abilities, but some clinicians... more...
- How To Books 2008; US$ 17.95
Acupuncture is a holistic therapy which originated in China over 5000 years ago. It is now widely practised in the Western world to relieve the symptoms of a wide range of physical and psychological conditions. Acupuncture, as in all Chinese medicine, views the patient as a 'whole' and treats nearly all chronic disease as a manifestation of... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2012; US$ 19.95
An invaluable guide for anyone beginning a career in acupuncture, this book offers insights into likely challenges and pitfalls of the first years of practice. It addresses styles of working, common mistakes, confidence with patients, and success and failure in the treatment room, helping novice acupuncturists to reflect on their practice. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 19.95
Dieses Buch beweist, dass es möglich ist, westliche Medizin mit traditionellen chinesischen Konzepten zu verbinden: Einerseits wird das chinesische System von Meridianen und funktionellen Organen und die 120 wichtigsten Akupunkturpunkte gut verständlich beschrieben und ergänzt durch eine Einführung in Philosophie und Tradition der chinesischen Medizin.... more...