A Western Scientific ApproachEdited by
- Jacqueline Filshie, MBBS, FRCA, MB BS FRCS, Consultant Anaesthetist, The Royal Marsden NHS Trust; Honorary Senior Lecturer, Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey, UK
- Adrian White, PhD, MA, BM, BCh, MA MD BM BCh, Clinical Research Fellow, Primary Care Research, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Plymouth, UK. Editor, Acupuncture in Medicine.
This text provides a detailed and authoritative reference on acupuncture treatment. Based on a thorough review of scientific data, this resource provides a practical introduction to and exploration of acupuncture in its various Western applications. Up-to-date and scientific, it draws on the latest studies and distills the knowledge and wisdom of leading authors and medical acupuncture practitioners.
Hardbound, 456 Pages
Published: February 1998
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
- Introduction: Acupuncturein Context. History and TCM. Neuroanatomy, Neurophysiology and Neuropharmacology. Applied Physiology. Methods of Acupuncture. Trigger Point Acupuncture. Segmental Acupuncture. Periosteal Acupuncture. Neuropathic Pain. Acupuncture for Rheumatological Problems. Acupuncture in a Pain Clinic. Acupuncture Through the Systems. Electroacupuncture and Acupuncture Analgesia/ Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. Laser Therapy. Acupuncture for the Withdrawal of Habituating Substances. Acupuncture for Nausea and Vomiting. Side Effects and Complications. Acupuncture in Clinical Research Methodology. The Future