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Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Guide (Hardcover)

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by Giovanni Maciocia

Description
Easily accessible and heavily illustrated, this complete guide to diagnosis in Chinese Medicine places an emphasis on "real world" issues. Focusing on clear interpretations of signs and symptoms, it addresses the practice beyond the theory and leads readers through both basic and sophisticated levels of diagnostic interpretation. Since Chinese medicine diagnosis relies on a subtle appraisal of a patient's disharmony, many factors beyond traditional Western symptoms are considered, including a patient's voice, the absence of thirst, feeling hot or cold, the patient's smell, tone of voice, and glitter of eyes. This practical resource helps readers carefully interpret of a range of nuances.

Key Features

- Provides a clinical understanding of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
- Offers an unparalleled depth of information that is meticulously cross-referenced.
- Includes all the signs and symptoms, however subtle, that a modern patient may present in the clinic.
- Provides clinical experience and understanding from a leader in the field of Chinese medicine.
- Clearly outlines the decision-making options in key situations to help readers through the most challenging topics.
- Logically organized so readers can quickly find the information they need in clinical situations.

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Table of Contents

PART 1: DIAGNOSIS BY OBSERVATION Section 1: Observation of the Body, Mind and Complexion 1. Observation Of The Body Shape, Physique And Demeanour 2. Observation Of The Mind, Spirit And Emotion 3. Observation Of The Complexion Colour 4. Observation Of Body Movements Section 2: Parts of the Body 5. Observation Of Head, Face And Hair 6. Observation Of The Eyes 7. Observation Of The Nose 8. Observation Of Lips, Mouth, Palate, Teeth, Gums And Philtrum 9. Observation Of The Ears 10. Observation Of Throat And Neck 11. Observation Of The Back 12. Observation Of Women´s Breasts 13. Observation Of The Heartbeat 14. Observation Of The Hands 15. Observation Of The Nails 16. Observation Of The Chest And Abdomen 17. Observation Of Genitalia 18. Observation Of The Four Limbs 19. Observation Of The Legs 20. Observation Of Excretions 21. Observation Of The Skin 22. Observation In Children Section 3: Tongue Diagnosis 23. Tongue Diagnosis 24. Tongue-Body Colour 25. Tongue Body Shape 26. Tongue Coating 27. Tongue Images And Patterns

PART 2: DIAGNOSIS BY INTERROGATION 28. Introduction 29. Pain 30. Food And Taste 31. Stools And Urine 32. Thirst And Drink 33. Energy Levels 34. Head 35. Face 36. Throat And Neck 37. Body 38. Chest And Abdomen 39. Limbs 40. Sleep 41. Sweating 42. Ears And Eyes 43. Feeling Of Cold, Feeling Of Heat And Fever 44. Mental-Emotional Symptoms 45. Sexual Symptoms 46. Women´s Symptoms 47. Children´s Symptoms 48. Diagnosing The Causes Of Disease

PART 3: DIAGNOSIS BY PALPATION 49. Diagnosis by Palpation 50. Pulse Qualities 51. Palpation Of Parts Of The Body 52. Palpation Of Channels

PART 4: DIAGNOSIS BY HEARING AND SMELLING 53. Diagnosis By Hearing 54. Diagnosis By Smelling

PART 5: SYMPTOMS AND SIGNS Section 1: Symptoms and Signs of Parts of the Body 55. Head And Face 56. Face Colour 57. Ears 58. Nose 59. Throat 60. Mouth, Tongue, Teeth, Gums, Lips, Palate And Philtrum 61. Eyes 62. Neck, Shoulders And Upper Back 63. Chest 64. Limbs 65. Arms 66. Legs 67. Lower Back 68. Body 69. Digestive System And Taste 70. Thirst And Drink 71. Abdomen 72. Defecation 73. Urination 74. Anus 75. Men´s Sexual And Genital Symptoms 76. Sweating 77. Skin Signs 78. Emotional Symptoms 79. Mental And Emotional Symptoms 80. Mental Difficulties 81. Sleep 82. Feeling Of Cold, Feeling Of Heat, Fever 83. Voice, Speech And Sounds Section 2: Gynaecological Symptoms and Signs 84. Menstrual Symptoms 85. Problems At Period Time 86. Problems Of Pregnancy 87. Problems After Childbirth 88. Breast Signs 89. Miscellaneous Gynaecological Symptoms Section 3: Paediatric Symptoms and Signs 90. Children´s Problems

PART 6: IDENTIFICATION OF PATTERNS Section 1: Internal Organ Patterns 91. Heart 92. Spleen 93. Liver 94. Lungs 95. Kidneys 96. Small Intestine 97. Stomach 98. Gall-Bladder 99. Large Intestine 100. Bladder Section 2: Qi, Blood and Body Fluids Patterns 101. Identification Of Patterns According To Qi, Blood, Yang, And Yin 102. Identification Of Patterns According To Body Fluids Section 3: Pathogenic Factors Patterns 103. Identification Of Patterns According To Pathogenic Factors 104. Identification Of Patterns According To The 4 Levels 105. Identification Of Patterns According To The 6 Stages 106. Identification Of Patterns According To The 3 Burners 107. Residual Pathogenic Factor Section 4: Patterns Of the 8 Principles, 12 Channels, 8 Extraordinary Vessels and 5 Elements 108. Identification Of Patterns According To The 8 Principles 109. Identification Of Patterns According To The 12 Channels 110. Identification Of Patterns According To The 8 Extraordinary Vessels 111. Identification Of Patterns According To The 5 Elements

Appendices
Appendix 1: Case Histories
Appendix 2: Prescriptions
Appendix 3: History of Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine

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