Encyclopedic Reference of Traditional Chinese Medicine / Edition 1

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A comprehensive introduction to the concept of Traditional Chinese Medicine, its basic principles, therapy and medication. More than 5000 well structured entries are arranged in alphabetical order and cover a wide spectrum, from symptoms and diseases to acupuncture points, to herbal and other drugs used in Chinese medicine. Also included are color images of the most important herbs and medicinal plants. This is an indispensable guide not only for medical practitioners interested in TCM but also for pharmacists and interested laypersons.

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"This concise reference book provides a comprehensive introduction to the basics of Chinese medicine, its concepts, its basic principles, therapy and medication. … it will be an indispensable guide for medical practitioners and pharmacists wanting to increase their knowledge of the field. It would also be a useful addition for reference in a medical library." (Lindsey Baker, Reference Reviews, Vol. 17 (8), 2003)

"This concise reference book on Traditional Chinese Medicine provides a comprehensive introduction to the concept of TCM … . More than 5000 well structured entries are arranged in alphabetical order and cover a wide spectrum. … This is an indispensable guide not only for medical practitioners interested in TCM but also for pharmacists and interested laypersons." (Johan Nguyen, Acupuncture & Moxibustion, Vol. 2 (3), 2003)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540428466
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 7/29/2003
  • Edition description: 2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 660
  • Product dimensions: 6.42 (w) x 9.42 (h) x 1.66 (d)

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