Clinical Wonders of Acupuncture-Moxibustion
Compiled by Zheng Qiwei and Qian Chunyi
Translated by Du Wei, Hong Tao, Hu Ronghui, Huang Hui, Lu Xiaozhen, Wang Fang, Wang Yue, and Zhang Yongmei
Published by Foreign Languages Press, Beijing, 2002
Paperback, 547 pages
This is a specialized treatise on acupuncture and moxibustion for clinical use, collecting the therapeutic techniques used in these methods of treatment for 130 kinds of common and intractable diseases in the fields of internal medicine, surgery, gynecology, pediatrics, ENT and dermatology. For each disease, the etiology and pathogenesis, major clinical manifestations, routine methods of syndrome differentiation and acupoint prescription are elaborated respectively in three parts, i.e., “Introduction,” “Clinical Experience” and “Remarks.” However, the book concentrates on examples of simple, practical, and markedly effective clinical experience (about 2,000 instances). at the same time, the precautions that need to be taken during treatment are also pointed out. Appended are the “Index of Extra Acupoints” and the “Index of Chinese Materia Medica,” for reade's reference.