Clinical Introduction to Medical Acupuncture

Publication Date:
January 2007 
Edition:
1
Pages:
336
Illustrations:
244
Format:
Hardback
Print ISBN:
9781588902214
E-Book ISBN:
9781604066289
An introduction to the theory and practice of acupuncture

An introduction to the theory and practice of acupuncture

This introductory text presents a systematized and in-depth clinical approach to medical acupuncture. Covering basic concepts in anatomy, physiology, and pathology, Clinical Introduction to Medical Acupuncture will give practitioners the confidence to apply acupuncture and ancillary techniques, such as needling, moxibustion, cupping and electroacupunture, to treat a wide range of acute and chronic diseases and conditions.

Features:

  • Succinct descriptions of theory and points
  • Tips on using anatomical landmarks to ensure precise point localization
  • Clinical pearls on how to apply techniques for common conditions
  • Clear illustrations and comprehensive tables that synthesize key information on indications, acupuncture points, and treatment plans, ideal for quick review and reference
  • Short self-study quizzes for each topic and a comprehensive final exam that help the practitioner identify areas requiring additional study
  • Discussion of the importance of self-care and cultivation, Qi Gong, and other techniques to enhance healing

This book will benefit not only acupuncturists and complementary medicine practitioners, but also Western medical practitioners in family medicine, physical and rehabilitation medicine, pain medicine, neurology, oncology, rheumatology, gynecology, dentistry and other specialties. Practitioners studying for certification and licensing exams in medical acupuncture will also find this book an indispensable tool.

An introduction to the theory and practice of acupuncture

An introduction to the theory and practice of acupuncture

An introduction to the theory and practice of acupuncture

This introductory text presents a systematized and in-depth clinical approach to medical acupuncture. Covering basic concepts in anatomy, physiology, and pathology, Clinical Introduction to Medical Acupuncture will give practitioners the confidence to apply acupuncture and ancillary techniques, such as needling, moxibustion, cupping and electroacupunture, to treat a wide range of acute and chronic diseases and conditions.

Features:

  • Succinct descriptions of theory and points
  • Tips on using anatomical landmarks to ensure precise point localization
  • Clinical pearls on how to apply techniques for common conditions
  • Clear illustrations and comprehensive tables that synthesize key information on indications, acupuncture points, and treatment plans, ideal for quick review and reference
  • Short self-study quizzes for each topic and a comprehensive final exam that help the practitioner identify areas requiring additional study
  • Discussion of the importance of self-care and cultivation, Qi Gong, and other techniques to enhance healing

This book will benefit not only acupuncturists and complementary medicine practitioners, but also Western medical practitioners in family medicine, physical and rehabilitation medicine, pain medicine, neurology, oncology, rheumatology, gynecology, dentistry and other specialties. Practitioners studying for certification and licensing exams in medical acupuncture will also find this book an indispensable tool.

Rate this product

Get NEWS!

Sign up and be the first to get exclusive offers, sales, events, and more!

Yes, I would like to receive email newsletters with the latest news and information on products and services from Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc and selected cooperation partners in medicine and science regularly (about once a week). I agree to the use and processing of my personal information for this purpose. I can opt out at any time by clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the end of each newsletter.

Further information about data processing and your corresponding rights.

*Required field; all other fields are voluntary. We only use this information to personally address you in your newsletter.