Skills of Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Chinese-English

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Author: Yan Jie; Publishing house: Hunan Science & Technology Press
ISBN: 7-5357-4484-2; 1st edition in 1992; 2nd edition 2006; 2nd printing in 2006
Language: Chinese-English with illustrations; 499 pages; Size: 5.5"x8";; Paperback


Brief Description:
The book has been welcomed by readers of all over the world since its first publication in 1992. This listing is the 2006 2nd edition.

"As a monograph of acupuncture-moxibustion techniques, it has gathered and collected the acupuncture-moxibustion manipulation skills and techniques of diverse academic schools and doctors in modern and ancient times, and introduces and explains them with words and figures.  So, it can give guidance and directions to acupuncture and moxibustion manipulation.  Moreover, with some new ideas by dividing acupuncture-moxibustion techniques into skills relating to acupoints, abstract or basic skills, and clinical skills, it makes valuable exploration to the establishment of an applied science - acupuncture-moxibustion technique." -Prof. Wang Xuetai, Chairman of the World Federation of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Societies.

The book is divided into two parts: Part One and Part Two. Part One mainly introduces the basic knowledge about the meridians, acupoints and equipments of acupuncture & moxibustion. The Part Two includes two chapters: (I) A General Discussion on Techniques of Acupuncture and Moxibustion; and (II) Clinical Application of Techniques of Acupuncture and Moxibustion.

This book is written in Chinese with English translation and lays emphasis on clinical practice.  It is easy to be understood as it comes with many illustrations. Ideal for overseas amateurs of acupuncture and moxibustion and medical workers.

Table of Content
Part One Preparation of Knowledge
Chapter One: The summary of meridians, collaterals and acupoints
Section 1 The meridians and their collaterals
Section 2 Acupoints
Section 3 The courses and commonly used acupoints of the fourteen meridians
Section 4 The commonly used extraordinary points
Chapter Two: Location and indications of otopoints, scalp acupuncture lines and wrist-ankle acupuncture points
Section 1 Anatomical terminology of the auricular surface and location and indications of otopoints
Section 2 Location and indications of commonly used scalp and puncture lines
Appendix: Standard nomenclature of Chinese scalp acupuncture lines
Section 3 Location and indications of wrist-ankle acupuncture points
Chapter Three Commonly used instruments in acupuncture and moxibustion and sterilization
Section 1 Commonly used needle apparatuses
Section 2 Commonly used other instruments and materials
Section 3 Common methods of sterilization
Part Two Skill of Acupuncture and Moxibustion
Chapter Four A general discussions on the skill of acupuncture and moxibustion
Section 1 Acupuncture with the filiform needle
Section 2 Acupuncture with the three-edged needle
Section 3 Acupuncture with the intradermal needle
Section 4 Acupuncture with the skin needle
Section 5 Acupuncture with the dull needle
Section 6 Acupuncture with the hot needle
Section 7 Electro acupuncture
Section 8 Hydro acupuncture(Point injection)
Section 9 Otopuncture
Section 10 Scalp acupuncture
Section 11 Wrist-ankle acupuncture
Section 12 Moxibustion
Chapter Five Clinical application of skill of acupuncture and moxibustion
Section 1 Diseases or syndromes in internal medicine
Section 2 Gynecological diseases
Section 3 Diseases or syndromes in dermatology, surgery and traumatology
Section 4 Diseases of eye, ears, nose and throat
Section 5 Emergency diseases 


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