This is a concise handbook providing a quick clinical reference on Chinese medicinal treatments for many diseases, based on traditional Chinese medicine theory and practice. Organized by different clinical conditions and diseases, it provides clinicians and healthcare professionals with definitions and recommended treatment methods, especially herbal medicine formulae. In addition to being a comprehensive quick reference source, this handbook also conveys a generalized understanding of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Chinese History vs. Chinese Medicine
Misunderstandings of Chinese Medical History
Obstacles in Chinese Medical History
Milestones in Chinese Medical History
Pre-scientific, Qualitative, and Philosophical Medicine
Complexity of Chinese Medicine
Methodology of Chinese Medicine
Chinese Medicine vs. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
Fundamental Characteristics of Chinese Medicine
Research and Regulation on Chinese Medicine
Nomenclature of Chinese Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Readership: All TCM clinicians, health professionals, and practitioners. Individuals in the following fields: medicine, psychology, psychopathology, life and health sciences, philosophy, humanities, sociology, education, and anthropology. Members of the lay public.
By (author): Bob Xu (American Chinese Medicine Association, USA) By (author): Chun-Su Yuan (University of Chicago, USA)