The Art and Practice of Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine

The Art and Practice of Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848193147
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 05/18/2017
Pages: 792
Sales rank: 1,047,842
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.90(d)

About the Author

Nigel Ching is a lecturer in Chinese Medicine and course director at the Nordisk Akupunktur Uddannelse, Denmark. With over 25 years of clinical experience, Nigel lectures widely in Scandinavia, Germany, UK, Greece and Finland and is the author of The Fundamentals of Acupuncture, also published by Singing Dragon. Nigel trained in England, but has lived and taught in Denmark for a number of years.

Table of Contents

Foreword. Preface. Part 1. The Diagnostic Pillars. 1. The Diagnostic Pillar - Visual Observation. 2. The Diagnostic Pillar - Listening and Smelling. 3. The Diagnostic Pillar - Palpation. 4. The Diagnostic Pillar - Interviewing. Part 2. The Diagnostic Models. 5. Diagnosis according to the Eight Principles. 6. Diagnosis according to xie qi. 7. Diagnosis according to qi, xue and jinye imbalances. 8. Diagnosis according zangfu organ pattern. 9. Diagnosis in relation to the Six stages, four levels and san jiao. 10. Diagnosis in relation to the Six stages. 11. Diagnosis according to Four Levels. 12. Diagnosis according to san jiao theory. 13. Diagnosis in relation to the 12 regular channels. 14. Diagnosis in relation to the eight extraordinary vessels. 15. Diagnosis in relation to the Five Phases. Appendix 1. Supporting the treatment of the patient through yangsheng. Appendix 2. Food energetics. Appendix 3. Herbal formulas utilised in the text. Glossary. References. Further Reading.

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