Acupuncture in Practice: Case History Insights from the West (7th Revised edition)

Acupuncture in Practice: Case History Insights from the West (7th Revised edition)

By: Ted J. Kaptchuck (editor), Hugh MacPherson (editor)Hardback

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Written by the leading lights in the field of integrating acupuncture into a Western medical system, this book bridges the gap between the theoretical foundations of acupuncture and its application in a modern Western clinical context. Each case history focuses on the complexities and dilemmas of treatment that are tackled, providing valuable insights by experienced practitioners into the management of a course of acupuncture treatment.

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Contents

The Cruel Virus: a Case of HIV and AIDS. Harry. Diabetic Neuropathy in the Lower Extremities. Ockham's Razor and a Case of Ankylosing Spondylitis. Africa, Malaria and a 'Virus'. A Heart-Sink Patient. Treating the Untreatable. Maria's Children. Pregnancy, Nausea and Multiple Sclerosis. Depression and Fatigue After Giving Birth. A Case of Postpartum Complications?. Elinor in the Dance. A Case of Tropical Acne. Palpations, Periods and Purpose. Shouting for Sympathy. The Tip of the Volcano. Hysterectomy: Is It Necessary?. The Young Woman Who Could Only Crawl. Early Damage. Judy, A Left-Handed Caucasian. California Dreaming. Challenges that Take Their Toll. Out of My Head Into My Heart. Like Mother, Like Daughter. Undescended Testicles. A Case of a Gastric Ulcer. Unwinding a Volvulus to Cure a Migraine. Epigastic Pain. Irritable Bowel Syndrome and a Painful Shoulder. An Achilles' Heel. Coffee, Marijuana and Back Pain. A Crushing Pain in the Chest. Unresolved Shock. Surrender or Control?. Managing Pharmaceutical Drug Withdrawal. Solidity and Fragility. Anxiety, Agitation and Angry Determination. A Clear Case of Possession. Fleas, Ponies, Doctors, Angels. Headaches, Angels and Guiding Spirits

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/11/1996
  • ISBN13: 9780443050497
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 482
  • ID: 9780443050497
  • weight: 1240
  • ISBN10: 044305049X
  • edition: 7th Revised edition

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