Advanced Clinical Therapies in Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine

Advanced Clinical Therapies in Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine

1st Edition - April 25, 2014

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  • Author: Anika Al-Shura
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128006405
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128001226

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Description

Advanced Clinical Therapies in Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine is a reference on cardiovascular diseases that can be treated with Chinese medicine in both outpatient and inpatient settings in China. The book also examines the scope of practice of TCM in treating cardiovascular disease in a private or multi-disciplinary setting. This book is aimed at US-based licensed TCM practitioners as well as cardiology researchers.

Key Features

  • Realistically describes diseases that are commonly treated using Chinese medicine
  • Guides the treatment of cardiovascular disease in the hospital and private clinic settings in China as a reference
  • Prepares the practitioner to sit for the Niambi Wellness Integrative anatomy and pathophysiology in cardiology final online exam

Readership

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

Table of Contents

    • Dedication
    • Acknowledgments
    • Introduction
      • Approving Agencies
      • Course Description
      • Course Objectives
    • Section I: Overview of Diseases
      • Chapter 1. Cardiovascular Disorders in TCM
        • Chapter Objectives
        • 1.1 Part 1: Constitutional Theory
        • 1.2 Part 2: Lipoprotein Disorders
        • 1.3 Part 3: Hypertension
        • 1.4 Part 4: Arrhythmia
        • 1.5 Part 5: Sick Sinus Syndrome
        • 1.6 Part 6: Angina Pectoris
        • 1.7 Part 7: Rheumatic Fever
        • 1.8 Part 8: Endocarditis
        • 1.9 Part 9: Cardiogenic Shock
        • 1.10 Part 10: Thromboangiitis Obliterans
        • 1.11 Part 11: Takayasu Arteritis
        • Notes
      • Chapter 2. Listing of Primary TCM Differentiations for Cardiovascular Disorders
        • Chapter Objectives
        • 2.1 Part 1: Lipoprotein Disorders
        • 2.2 Part 2: Hypertension
        • 2.3 Part 3: Atrial Fibrillation
        • 2.4 Part 4: Arrhythmia
        • 2.5 Part 5: Sick Sinus Syndrome
        • 2.6 Part 6: Angina Pectoris
        • 2.7 Part 7: Rheumatic Fever
        • 2.8 Part 8: Endocarditis
        • 2.9 Part 9: Cardiogenic Shock
        • 2.10 Part 10: Takayasu Arteritis
        • 2.11 Part 11: Thromboangiitis Obliterans
        • Notes
    • Section II: Cardiac Rhythm Diseases
      • Chapter 3. Key Points of Cardiac Rhythm Disorders
        • Chapter Objectives
        • 3.1 Part 1: Arrhythmia
        • 3.2 Part 2: Sick Sinus Syndrome
        • Notes
      • Chapter 4. Key Points of Cardiac Rhythm Disorders in TCM
        • Chapter Objectives
        • 4.1 Part 1: Arrhythmia
        • 4.2 Part 2: Sick Sinus Syndrome
        • Notes
      • Chapter 5. Integrative Treatments for Rhythm Disorders
        • Chapter Objectives
        • 5.1 Part 1: Arrhythmia
        • 5.2 Part 2: Sick Sinus Syndrome
        • 5.3 Part 3: Basic Method for Indicating or Contraindicating
        • Notes
    • Section III: Chamber and Valve Diseases
      • Chapter 6. Key Points of Chamber and Valve Disorders
        • Chapter Objectives
        • 6.1 Part 1: Hypertension
        • 6.2 Part 2: Rheumatic Fever
        • 6.3 Part 3: Endocarditis
        • Notes
      • Chapter 7. Key Points of Chamber and Valve Disorders in TCM
        • Chapter Objectives
        • 7.1 Part 1: Hypertension
        • 7.2 Part 2: Rheumatic Fever
        • 7.3 Part 3: Endocarditis
        • Notes
      • Chapter 8. Integrative Treatments for Valve Disorders
        • Chapter Objectives
        • 8.1 Part 1: Hypertension
        • 8.2 Part 2: Rheumatic Fever
        • 8.3 Part 3: Endocarditis
        • 8.4 Part 4: Basic Method for Indicating or Contraindicating
        • Notes
    • Section IV: Vascular System Diseases
      • Chapter 9. Key Points of Vascular Disorders
        • Chapter Objectives
        • 9.1 Part 1: Hypertension
        • 9.2 Part 2: Angina Pectoris
        • 9.3 Part 3: Hyperlipidemia
        • 9.4 Part 4: Thromboangiitis Obliterans
        • 9.5 Part 5: Takayasu Arteritis
        • Notes
      • Chapter 10. Key Points of Vascular Disorders in TCM
        • Chapter Objectives
        • 10.1 Part 1: Hypertension
        • 10.2 Part 2: Angina Pectoris
        • 10.3 Part 3: Hyperlipidemia
        • 10.4 Part 4: Thromboangiitis Obliterans
        • 10.5 Part 5: Takayasu Arteritis
        • Notes
      • Chapter 11. Integrative Treatments for Vascular Disorders
        • Chapter Objectives
        • 11.1 Part 1: Hypertension
        • 11.2 Part 2: Angina Pectoris
        • 11.3 Part 3: Hyperlipidemia
        • 11.4 Part 4: Thromboangiitis Obliterans
        • 11.5 Part 5: Takayasu Arteritis
        • 11.6 Part 6: Basic Method for Indicating or Contra-indicating
        • Notes
    • Section V: Genetic Disorders in Cardiology
      • Chapter 12. Genetic Disorders in Cardiology
        • Chapter Objectives
        • 12.1 Part 1: Cardiac Rhythm Diseases
        • 12.2 Part 2: Chamber and Valve Diseases
        • 12.3 Part 3: Vascular System Diseases
        • Notes

Product details

  • No. of pages: 84
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2014
  • Published: April 25, 2014
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128006405
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128001226

About the Author

Anika Al-Shura

Dr. Anika Niambi Al-Shura is originally from Louisville, Ky, USA. She has one son, one grandson and resides in Kentucky and Florida, USA. She enjoys cultivating medicinal plants and formulating medicinal herb recipes, soap making, fine art, travelling internationally to meet people for learning new cultures and ways of living, mountain hiking and relaxing on the beach near the ocean. Dr. Al-Shura has 14 continuous years of formal education involving Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) clinical practice, advanced medical study, research and education between the United States, Italy and China. In 2004, her master’s degree in Oriental Medicine was earned from East West College of Natural Medicine in Florida, USA. In mainland China between 2004 and 2014, she earned hospital study, advanced scholar and specialty certificates in Chinese medicine, internal medicine and surgery and cardiology from several university affiliated hospitals. Those hospitals include Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shandong Provincial Hospital and Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Her subspecialty training in TCM is in interventional cardiology involving the catherization lab. Dr. Al-Shura earned her PhD in medical education in 2014 through the University Ambrosiana program. Her dissertation on Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine (ICCM) became her first textbook entitled, “Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine: A Personalized Medicine Perspective”. This book was one of 7 textbooks written to introduce the concepts of ICCM. All were published and released together through Elsevier Academic Press in 2014. Those textbooks are utilized for the level 1 program studies in ICCM with continuing medical education (CME) courses. Eight additional textbooks were written on the establishment and development of intermediate ICCM theories and practices. Those textbooks are utilized for the level 2 program CME studies in ICCM. Those 8 textbooks are part of the Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine series and were published and released together through Elsevier Academic Press in 2019. Dr. Al-Shura is currently a faculty member at Everglades University in Florida, where she teaches medical and healthcare course in the Bachelors of Alternative Medicine program. She also has Niambi Wellness Institute, based in Florida and Kentucky, where Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine research and work continues. It includes a natural pharmacy lab and a continuing medical education (CME) program. The natural pharmacy researches, formulates, manufactures and distributes various patented and original formulations using TCM herbs. The CME program includes TCM cardiology courses which grant credits towards NCCAOM, state medical board and state TCM board license renewals in the United States.

Affiliations and Expertise

Niambi Wellness Institute, Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine, FL, USA

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