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Typical TCM Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis

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An English-Chinese Guide to Clinical Treatment of Common Diseases: Typical TCM Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Compiled by Wu Chengyu Shen Weixing
Translated by Tao Jinwen
Published by Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Press
Paperback, 850mm x 1168mm, 299 pages, 2004
ISBN: 7810107909

Chinese medicine has achieved remarkable result in the study and treatment of this disease. This book is focused on summation of distinctive effective therapeutic methods of the physicians and folks in different times to be taken as the reference for clinical workers. It is also useful for the patients in their health preservation. The book consists of three parts. Part one mainly includes general introduction with key points for diagnosis and understanding of this disease in terms of Chinese medicine. It may help the readers have a brief understanding to rheumatoid arthritis. Part two introduces the special therapeutic methods in details for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis with essentials. The disease can be divided into active and stable stages. During the active stage, it can be differentiated into bi-syndrome due to wind, damp and cold and bi-syndrome due to wind, damp and heat; during the stable stage, it can be differentiated into obstruction of channels due to stagnation of phlegm and blood stasis, weakness of the liver and kidney and deficiency of qi and blood, deficiency of yin with heat in the interior, deficiency of kidney yang and deficiency of both yin and yang etc. Treatment of each type includes seven therapies: internal treatment, external treatment, acupuncture, tuina, dietotherapy, physical therapy and apitherapy. Some of them are both therapeutic and health preservative, and are easy to practice with good results. Part three has collected the point views, special experiences of treatment and case histories of Jiao Shude, Zhou Zhongying and Zhang Qi, the three contemporary prominent doctors who are experts in treatment of Bi syndrome. The book is distinctive with conciseness, originality, simplicity and good effect.

Contents

Part One General Introduction

Chapter One Outline

Chapter Two Essentials for Diagnosis

Section One Clinical Manifestations
Section Two Laboratory Test and Examination
Section Three Standards for Diagnosis

Chapter Three Knowledge of the Disease in Chinese Medicine

Part Two Distinctive Therapeutic Methods

Chapter One Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis at the Stage of Attack

Section One Internal Treatment
Section Two External Treatment
Section Three Acupuncture Therapy
Section Four Tuina Therapy
Section Five Dietotherapy
Section Six Physical Therapy
Section Seven Melissotherapy (Apitherapy)

Chapter Two Treatment for Stable Stage of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Section One Internal Treatment
Section Two External Treatment
Section Three Acupuncture Therapy
Section Four Tuina Therapy
Section Five Dietotherapy
Section Six Physical Therapy
Section Seven Apitherapy

Chapter Three Health Preservation and Rehabilitation for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Section One Prevention of Aggravation of Pathological Condition due to Recurrence
Section Two Balance between Labor and Rest for the Recovery
Section Three Rational Diet and Scientific Food Combination

Part Three Clinical Experiences of Prominent Doctors

Chapter One Dr. Jiao Shude’s Clinical Experience

Section One Understanding to the Pathogenesis of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Section Two Features in Diagnosis and Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Section Three Case Example

Chapter Two Dr. Zhou Zhongying’s Clinical Experience

Section One Understanding to the Pathogenesis of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Section Two Features in Diagnosis and Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Section Three Case Example

Chapter Three Dr. Zhang Qi’s Clinical Experience

Section One Understanding to the pathogenesis of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Section Two Features in Diagnosis and Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Section Three Case Example

Index

An English-Chinese Guide to Clinical Treatment of Common Diseases

We compiled the series of "an English-Chinese Guide to Clinical Treatment of Common Diseases" in order to assist foreign students to have a better study of clinical knowledge of TCM. The series also meet the need of Chinese doctors when they spread TCM for foreign practitioners. The series are scientifically-organized reference books which could generally reflect the updated development of clinic in TCM.

The series were written and compiled by medical professionals and English experts from 7 TCM universities or colleges including Nanjing University of TCM, Shanghai University of TCM, Guangzhou University of TCM, etc. The faculty from Nanjing University of TCM compiled the Chinese part. Shanghai University of TCM with other colleges and universities were responsible for the translation. The proposal was drafted in 1998. After 5-year continuous adaptation, the whole series were finally completed in 2003.

The first series include ten books. They cover ten commonly-encountered diseases of viral hepatitis, primary glomerulonephritis, chronic gastritis, lung cancer, bronchial asthma, diabetes, primary hypertension, rheumatoid arthritis, cervical spondylosis, and cholelithiasis and their special treatment in traditional Chinese medicine. Each book consists of three parts. Part one discusses the major points in diagnosis and pathogenesis and pathology of the disease. Part two focuses on the typical therapy in TCM. It covers internal therapy, external therapy, acupuncture and moxibustion, Tuina (Chinese massage), physiotherapy, dietetic therapy, mental therapy, and regimen. Part three illustrates the academic experience of 3-4 celebrated doctors and the effective cases that they treated.

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ISBN:
7810107909

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