Five Element Constitutional Acupuncture, 1e

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9780443071706: Five Element Constitutional Acupuncture, 1e

This exciting new textbook gives a clear, detailed, and accessible presentation of the main features of constitutional five element acupuncture treatment. It covers the context and history of this form of acupuncture, as well as the relevant Chinese medicine theory. After examining the elements themselves, and the functions of the Organs, the book explores the basis of diagnosis in five element acupuncture, possible blocks to treatment, and the treatment itself. It puts this style of treatment into the context of other styles of acupuncture treatment ― especially Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as it is used in the West today.

  • A clear and authoritative exploration of five element constitutional acupuncture.
  • An description of the principle aspects of diagnosis within this system, ironing out inconsistencies often present in discussions of these aspects.
  • An inspirational encapsulation of a popular style and approach in acupuncture, of interest to all schools of thought in Oriental medicine.
  • Overall revisions keep the material in this book up-to-date.
  • New information on calculation of sample size and effect size features material of increasing importance in the field.
  • Updating of all references keep the reader current with the latest real-world work in the field.
  • Additional student activities within the text offer the reader even more help in learning new material or brushing up on the latest.
  • New appendix features an exceptional critique of a published research paper.
  • Two-color format makes the text visually appealing.

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Angela Hicks, MA, DipCHM, MBAcC, MRCHM, Joint Principal of the college of Integrated Chinese Medicine, Reading, Berkshire, UK; John Hicks, PhD, DrAc, DipCHM, MBAcC, MRCHM, Joint Principal of the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine, Reading, Berkshire, UK; and Peter Mole, MA (Oxon), MAc, MBAcC, Dean of Studies, College of Integrated Chinese Medicine, Reading, Berkshire, UK

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