Health Communication in Traditional Chinese Medicine


  • Anika Al-Shura, Dr. Anika Niambi Al-Shura, Bachelor in Professional Health Sciences, Master in Oriental Medicine, Director, CEU Instructor, NiambiWellness, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine

Health Communication in Traditional Chinese Medicine Cardiology presents an overview of health communications including history, cardiovascular prevalence and role of Chinese medicine, interpersonal communications between practitioners and patients, and explores methods in epidemiology to follow symptom, diagnostic, treatment and follow-up patterns in the clinic.

The book integrates the role of Chinese medicine in public health efforts, classifying the identity of the practitioner and the needs of certain patient types who require this kind of matching for better health and research methods to help sharpen the focus for specializing practitioners.

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This book is intended for U.S. based licensed TCM practitioners, cardiologists and researchers of TCM and cardiology.


Book information

  • Published: March 2014
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-800125-7

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: History of Health Communications
Chapter 2: Key Elements and Scientific Theories
Chapter 3: Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence and TCM
Chapter 4: Physician and Patient Types
Chapter 5: Patient and Provider Communications
Chapter 6: Palliative Care
Chapter 7: Epidemiological Overview
Chapter 8: Crisis Communications
Chapter 9: Research Methods and Establishing Private Practice