Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

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Charles Buck draws on three decades of study, practice and teaching in this book to provide a relevant and engaging account of the origins of acupuncture and Chinese medicine. From its pre-Han dynasty roots to Chinese medicine as we know it today, Buck covers the key texts, the main scholars and the concepts they have contributed, emphasising those that are more relevant to clinicians wishing to understand the authentic tradition. The information presented is based on diverse sources including original translations of Chinese sources and interpretations of the work of many prominent medical sinologists. With Buck's lucid and engaging style, Roots of Modern Practice provides an accessible and authoritative resource that will help practitioners and students deepen their understanding of this great medical tradition. A practical and modern appreciation of China's medical wisdom, this book will be of great value to students and practitioners of Chinese medicine and acupuncture, and anyone interested in the roots of this time-honoured medicine.One answer is to be found in the realisation that the technical terms used in the Chinese traditions were not subjected to ... The power of scientific investigation and analysis gives us the chance to re-visit the facts and assumptions of ancient doctrine. ... Appendix 1 GLOSSARY Bagang Eight-principle patterns, a modern term for 326 ACUPUNCTURE AND CHINESE MEDICINE APPENDIX 1: GLOSSARY.

Title:Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
Author:Charles Buck
Publisher:Singing Dragon - 2014-09-21


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