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Blood Stasis

China's classical concept in modern medicine

BLOOD STASIS: CHINA'S CLASSICAL CONCEPT IN MODERN MEDICINE covers the area of blood stasis in Traditional Chinese Medicine, drawing from a huge range of original Chinese material. The book discusses many Western diseases including diabetes, gynecological disorders, stroke, tumors, myocardial infarction, and the interaction of these with other pathological factors. The book also provides both classical and modern differentiations and treatments, including both herbs and acupuncture in all categories with appropriate case histories.

Hardbound, 384 Pages

Published: November 2006

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-10185-4


  • About the Author



    Dedication and Acknowledgements

    Notes on Translation Style

    Notes on Terminology

    Abbreviations Used in the Text

    Section 1 Theory and Background Knowledge

    1. Introduction: Thought Models in Chinese Medicine

    2. History and Development of Blood Stasis and Its Pathological Mechanisms

    3. Comprehension and Diagnostics of Blood Stasis in Conventional Medicine

    4. Aetiology of Blood Stasis in Chinese Medicine

    5. Traditional Diagnosis and Syndrome Differentiation of Blood Stasis

    Section 2 Practical Application

    6. Examples of Treatment Principles for Blood Stasis

    7. Blood Stasis Related Medicinals, Their Application and Combination

    a. Blood stasis related medicinals

    b. Tables and Boxes on Blood Invigorating Chinese Medicinals

    c. Pei Yao: The Most Common Combinations of Blood Invigorating Medicinals

    8. Blood Stasis in the Practice of TCM - Formulas and Acupuncture

    9. Practical Cases: 20 Further Case Studies From the Ancient and Modern Practice of Famous TCM Physicians

    Section 3 Classical texts

    10. Wang Qing-Ren's 'Yi Lin Gai Cuo' (Corrections of Mistakes in the Medical World)

    a. Wang's Anatomical Studies

    b. Wang's Famous Formulas and Their Indications

    c. Wang's Clinical Studies and Methodology

    11. Excerpts Relating to Blood Stasis from Six Other Classical Texts (In Chronological Order)


    Appendix 1 Glossary of Essential TCM Terms

    Appendix 2 Glossary of Essential Terms in Hemorheology

    Appendix 3 List of Chinese Medicinals with Their Western Pharmacological Actions

    Appendix 4 Index of Materials and Formulas

    Appendix 5 List of Formulas in This Book, Chinese-English with Quantities

    Appendix 6 Epilogue - Inspector White Coat

    Appendix 7 Bibliography

    Appendix 8 Eminent Chinese Physicians and Their Works

    Appendix 9 Short Bibliography of Author's Publications (In Chronological Order)


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