Pediatrics of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chinese-English

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Compiled by Nanjing University of TCM (traditional Chinese Medicine)
Translated & Published by Shanghai University of TCM
ISBN: 7-81010-653-8; 1st Edition 2002; 3rd Printing 2005
Language: Chinese-English333 Pages; Size: 6.75:x9.5”; Paperback

Brief Description
‘A Practical English-Chinese Library of Traditional Chinese Medicine (more info)’ is a 14-volume landmark work presented by the joint efforts from two renowned universities on TCM field in China: Shanghai University of TCM & Nanjing University of TCM. This book is one of the 14-volume set. 

Pediatrics of TCM is a medical science developing under the guidance of the theoretical system of TCM.  Its main therapeutic methods include traditional Chinese drugs, acupuncture and moxibustion as well as tuina (naprapathy).  It concentrates on the study of the growth and development of children from fetus to teenagers as well as physiology, pathology, feeding', health care and the prevention and treatment of various diseases. This book, one of the fascicles of A Newly Compiled Practical English-Chinese Library of TCM, expounds the physiological and pathological characteristics of infants, briefly discusses the essentials for diagnosis and treatment and centres the introduction of the diagnosis, syndrome differentiation and treatment of 40 kinds of commonly-encountered diseases in clinic. It is hoped that the study of this book may enable you to have a general and comprehensive understanding about pediatrics of TCM.

This book is composed of two major parts, General Introduction and Specific Discussions. There are 5 chapters including 43 sections. In the General Introduction, the pediatric basis of TCM is expounded. In the Specific Discussions, the infantile diseases are discussed in the following aspects:
Introduction: Introduction of the conception, pathogens, nomenclature of both TCM and modem medicine, etiological factors and pathogenesis.
Essentials for diagnosis: Introduction of the main points of the symptoms, signs, case history and both physical and chemical tests in diagnosis.
Treatment by Differentiating syndrome: The essentials for differentiating syndromes and therapeutic principles are elucidated first. Then detailed analysis about differentiation of individual syndrome is discussed, including the main syndromes, therapeutic methods, prescriptions as well as their modifications.
Other therapeutic methods: The commonly used patent drugs of TCM, empirical prescriptions and external therapies are introduced. The dosage mentioned in this book usually refers to the dosage for the children of from to 12 years old except the dosage for the neonatal administration.

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