Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion 中国针灸
Publishing House of Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
The compilation of this book is marked by conciseness, diagrams and systematic introduction to the basic knowledge, theory and techniques of acupuncture and moxibustion as well as specific therapeutic methods for the treatment of various diseases for the benefit of the international readers in learning acupuncture and moxibustion. Therefore, in the arrangement of contents and compilation, the following aspects are emphasized:
- Systematic introduction to the knowledge of meridians and acupoints.
- Emphasis is made on the relation between basic theory and clinical techniques. Apart from introduction to the location of acupoints, the way to locate acupoints are discussed. The discussion does not include topography and techniques for acupuncture and moxibustion. Comprehensive explanations of the anatomy and needling methods for various acupoints are given in the third chapter.
- Seventy diseases clinically proved and applicable to the clinical application abroad are introduced in terms of the conception, syndrome differentiation, usage and needling methods.