Key Features

  • Presented in a small, portable and quick-referenced form
  • Includes both western medicine differential diagnosis and Chinese medicine differential diagnosis
  • Suitable for both students and practitioners of acupuncture
  • Attractive two colour design

Table of Contents

Each page is cut horizontally once, making four sections on a double page spread. As described above, the top pair of sections will be occupied by the Western and Chinese medicine differential diagnosis of a given condition. The sections below will be occupied by one of the Chinese medicine syndromes listed together with the acupuncture and lifestyle advice appropriate. The cut pages can be turned independently to enable rapid reference and comparison.


Western Medicine and Chinese medicine differential diagnosis


Headaches
Dizziness
Breathlessness
Wheezing
Asthma
Allergic rhinitis
Sinusitis
Cough
Mental-emotional problems
Insomnia
Tinnitus
Tiredness and diabetes
Chest Painful Obstruction Syndrome
Epigastric Pain
Hypochodrial Pain
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Masses
Diarrhoea
Constipation
Painful Urination Syndrome
Enuresis and incontinence
Oedema (nephritis)
Lower backache and sciatica
ME, (PVS, Epstein Barr)
Parkinsons disease and multiple sclerosis
Wind stroke
Bleeding and Dysmenorrhoea
Menorrhagia and metrorrhagia and PMT
Menopause
Common cold and influenza
Infertility and polycystic ovary syndrome
Skin problems
Musculoskeletal and painful obstruction syndrome


Chinese Medicine Syndromes


Bladder Heat (or Damp Heat)
Blood Heat
Cold in the Intestines
Cold Invading the Stomach
Cold Phlegm
Damp Heat
Damp Heat in the Intestines
Damp Heat in the Spleen
Dampness in the Spleen
Damp Phlegm (or Cold Phlegm) in the Lungs
Deficiency of Qi and Empty Cold in the Abdomen
Gall Bladder Damp Heat
Gall Bladder deficiency
Gall Bladder Fire (or Heat)
Heart Blood Deficiency
Heart Blood Stasis
Heart Fire
Heart Qi Deficiency
Heart Yang Deficiency
Heart Yin Deficiency
Heat in Intestines
Kidney Essence Deficiency
Kidney Yang Deficiency
Kidney Yin Deficiency
Liver Blood Deficiency
Liver Fire Blazing<

Details

No. of pages:
120
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702036163
Print ISBN:
9780443068676

About the author

Susanna Dowie

Affiliations and Expertise

Principal, London College of Traditional Acupuncture, London, UK