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Diagnosing in Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128001219, 9780128006399

Diagnosing in Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine

1st Edition

Author: Anika Al-Shura
Paperback ISBN: 9780128001219
eBook ISBN: 9780128006399
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 15th April 2014
Page Count: 84
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Description

Diagnosing in Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine instructs readers on the finer details of cardiovascular patient examination techniques used in western medicine, together with TCM examination techniques. It explains the six basic signs and symptoms connected to cardiac diseases, along with their clinical significance, and shows the methods and techniques used in physical examination to detect the signs.

This book is intended for US-based licensed TCM practitioners as well as cardiology researchers.

Key Features

  • Guides the diagnosing of cardiovascular disease through western medicine and TCM differential diagnosing
  • Provides examination and inquiry techniques using western and TCM methods
  • 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: Chest Pain
    • Chapter 1. Clinical Significance of Chest Pain
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 1.1 Part 1: Definition
      • 1.2 Part 2: Etiology
      • Notes
    • Chapter 2. Inquiry and Examination of Chest Pain in Western Medicine and TCM
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 2.1 Part 1: Inquiry and Examination
      • 2.2 Part 2: Acute Chest Pain
      • 2.3 Part 3: Chronic Chest Pain
      • Notes
  • Section II: Breathing Difficulties
    • Chapter 3. Clinical Significance of Dyspnea and Orthopnea
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 3.1 Part 1: Definition
      • 3.2 Part 2: Etiology
      • Notes
    • Chapter 4. Inquiry and Examination of Dyspnea and Orthopnea in Western Medicine and TCM
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 4.1 Part 1: Inquiry and Examination
      • 4.2 Part 2: Dyspnea
      • 4.3 Part 3: Orthopnea
      • Notes
  • Section III: Heart Rhythm
    • Chapter 5. The Clinical Significance of Palpitations
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 5.1 Part 1: Definition
      • 5.2 Part 2: Etiology
      • Notes
    • Chapter 6. Inquiry and Examination of Palpitations in Western Medicine and TCM
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 6.1 Part 1: Inquiry
      • 6.2 Part 2: Physical Examinations
      • 6.3 Part 3: Cardiac Concerns
      • 6.4 Part 4: Vascular Concerns
      • 6.5 Part 5: Auscultation
      • 6.6 Part 6: EKG Confirmations
      • Notes
  • Section IV: Fainting Spells
    • Chapter 7. Clinical Significance of Syncope
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 7.1 Part 1: Definition
      • 7.2 Part 2: Etiology
      • Notes
    • Chapter 8. Inquiry and Examination of Syncope in Western Medicine and TCM
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 8.1 Part 1: Inquiry
      • 8.2 Part 2: Physical Examinations
      • 8.3 Part 3: Cardiac Concerns
      • 8.4 Part 4: Cerebral Concerns
      • Notes
  • Section V: Swellings and Fluid Build-Up
    • Chapter 9. Clinical Significance of Edema
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 9.1 Part 1: Definition
      • 9.2 Part 2: Etiology
      • Notes
    • Chapter 10. Inquiry and Examination in Western Medicine and TCM
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 10.1 Part 1: Inquiry
      • 10.2 Part 2: Physical Examinations
      • Notes
  • Section VI: Gait
    • Chapter 11. Clinical Significance of Claudication
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 11.1 Part 1: Definition
      • 11.2 Part 2: Etiology
      • Notes
    • Chapter 12. Inquiry and Examination of Claudication in Western Medicine and TCM
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 12.1 Part 1: Inquiry
      • 12.2 Part 2: Physical Examinations
      • Notes

Details

No. of pages:
84
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2014
Published:
15th April 2014
Imprint:
Academic Press
Paperback ISBN:
9780128001219
eBook ISBN:
9780128006399

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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