From their own experience with learning, teaching and, practicing acupuncture, the authors of this team know very well where the problems are. Once again, this team focused on the educational situation. They supplemented the previous multimodal system - textbook and refresher sections - by introducing the modular TCM system which serves as a key to applied TCM.
Key subjects in this text include:
-Systematic acupuncture with references to TCM and practical tips
-Topography training following the familiar head-to-toe pattern
-TCM training designed for practice-oriented learning
-Cupping with information on the fundamental aspects, application, and practical tips of this practice
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Combining the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) with Western medical acupuncture, this eagerly awaited book and CD-ROM brings the entire field of acupuncture to a new professional standard. The authors, leading experts from diverse disciplines, systematically guide you though the channels, point locations and trigger points in the body, from head to toe. Each acupuncture point is shown in vivo and then explained in detail, using illustrations that show its exact anatomical location and characteristics.
In addition, you will benefit from state-of-the-art information never published before, including: a universal point localization system based on anatomic principles; a comprehensive discussion of potential contraindications and side effects of acupuncture; and a focus on outcome-based models and scientific studies throughout.
Ideal for those who practice Traditional Chinese Medicine as well as anyone studying for certification, this book covers all acupuncture point locations, as well as the fundamental concepts and methods of this ancient art. It is indispensable for practitioners who need the most complete, scientifically based, and reliable information available anywhere.About the Author:
General Practitioner in Private Practice in Munich; Founder and Medical Director of the Academy for Acupuncture and TCM (afat), Bochum, Germany
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Book Description Thieme, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111588902447
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