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Written by Giovanni Maciocia, probably the most respected Western TCM practitioner and author of TCM texts, this is the most comprehensive test of its kind in the English language. It covers the principles of diseases related to obstetrics and gynecology in TCM and offers a full, clear and detailed exploration of this area. The text adapts Traditional Chinese gynecology to Western conditions and patients, reflected in over 100 case histories.
|Publisher:||Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.70(w) x 9.80(h) x 2.10(d)|
Table of Contents
SECTION 1 PHYSIOLOGY and PATHOLOGY: History of Gynecology in Chinese Medicine. Women's Physiology. Women's Pathology SECTION 2 AETIOLOGY and DIAGNOSIS: Aetiology. Diagnosis SECTION 3 METHODS of TREATMENT: Principles and Methods of Treatment. Treatment of the Extraordinary Vessels SECTION 4 MENSTRUAL IRREGULARITIES: Early Periods. Late Periods. Irregular Periods. Heavy Periods. Scanty Periods. Long Periods. Painful Periods. Bleeding Between Periods. No Periods. Flooding and Trickling. Pre-Menstrual Syndrome SECTION 5 PROBLEMS at PERIOD TIME: Pre-Menstrual Breast Distension. Headaches. Oedema at Period Time. Diarrhoea. Body Aches. Fever at Period Time. Epistaxis or Haemoptysis. Mouth Ulcers. Skin Eruptions. Dizziness at Period Time SECTION 6 DISEASES of PREGNANCY: Morning Sickness. Abdominal Pain During Pregnancy. Threatened Miscarriage. Fetus Not Growing. Oedema in Pregnancy. Anxiety. Dizziness in Pregnancy. Convulsions in Pregnancy. Feeling of Suffocation. Aphonia. Cough. Painful-Urination Syndrome. Retention of Urine. Constipation During Pregnancy. Habitual Miscarriage. Acupuncture and Herbal Treatment in Midwifery SECTION 7 DISEASES AFTER CHILDBIRTH: Post-Natal Depression. Abdominal Pain After Childbirth. Persistent Lochial Discharge (Retention of Lochia). Urinary Difficulty. Sweating. Constipation and Haemorrhoids After Childbirth. Fever After Childbirth. Joint Pain. Breast Milk Not Flowing (Including Acute Mastitis). Spontaneous Flow of Milk. Collapse. Convulsions After Childbirth SECTION 8 MISCELLANEOUS DISEASES: Infertility. Menopausal Syndrome. Breast Lumps. Abdominal Masses: Ovarian Cysts, Polycystic Ovary Disease, Cervical Dysplasia. Excessive Vaginal Discharge. Vaginal Itching: Trichomonas and Candida Infecions, Genital Eczema. Prolapse of the Uterus. Vulval Sores APPENDIX 1: Prescriptions APPENDIX II: Patent Remedies Glossary of Chinese Terms Bibliography