COVID-19 Update: We are currently shipping orders daily. However, due to transit disruptions in some geographies, deliveries may be delayed. To provide all customers with timely access to content, we are offering 50% off Science and Technology Print & eBook bundle options. Terms & conditions.
Hematology in Traditional Chinese Medicine Cardiology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128001240, 9780128006429

Hematology in Traditional Chinese Medicine Cardiology

1st Edition

Author: Anika Al-Shura
Paperback ISBN: 9780128001240
eBook ISBN: 9780128006429
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 8th April 2014
Page Count: 56
Sales tax will be calculated at check-out Price includes VAT/GST
Price includes VAT/GST

Institutional Subscription

Secure Checkout

Personal information is secured with SSL technology.

Free Shipping

Free global shipping
No minimum order.


Hematology in Traditional Chinese Medicine Cardiology instructs readers on the blood, complement and immune system from the western and Chinese medicine perspectives. The book focuses on the cardiovascular issues concerning blood and the immune system, provides laboratory values concerning blood and the cardiovascular system, and covers cardiovascular diseases from the Chinese medicine and western medicine perspectives. It compares the eight principles in traditional Chinese medicine with basic science perspectives in western medicine, analyzes laboratory blood testing for heart diseases, and discusses the use of blood results for diagnosing and monitoring.

Key Features

  • Balances basic theories in Chinese medicine with basic medical sciences on blood, immune system and cardiovascular diseases
  • Provides laboratory tests and values necessary for the monitoring of blood quality, and other tests for monitoring cardiovascular diseases in integrative Chinese medicine
  • Prepares the practitioner to sit for the Niambi Wellness Integrative anatomy and patho-physiology in cardiology final online exam


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

Table of Contents

  • Dedication
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
    • Approving Agencies
    • Course Description
    • Course Objectives
  • Section I: Basic Anatomy and Physiology
    • Chapter 1. Biomedicine Perspective of Blood and Lymph
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 1.1 Part 1: Blood
      • 1.2 Part 2: Lymphatic System
      • 1.3 Part 3: Genetics
      • Notes
    • Chapter 2. Essence, Qi, and Blood
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 2.1 Part 1: Essence
      • 2.2 Part 2: Qi
      • 2.3 Part 3: Blood
      • Notes
  • Section II: Red Blood Cells
    • Chapter 3. Red Blood Cell Development
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 3.1 Part 1: Red Blood Cell Development
      • Notes
    • Chapter 4. Hemoglobin
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 4.1 Part 1: Protein Subunits
      • 4.2 Part 2: The Heme Group
      • 4.3 Part 3: The Bohr Effect
      • Notes
  • Section III: The Integrative Immune System
    • Chapter 5. The Six Stages
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 5.1 Part 1: Purpose of the Six Stages in Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine
      • 5.2 Part 2: The Six Stages
      • Notes
    • Chapter 6. The Four Levels
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 6.1 Part 1: Purpose of the Fours Levels in Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine
      • 6.2 Part 2: The Four Levels
      • Notes
    • Chapter 7. Immune System 1: Leukocytes
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 7.1 Part 1: Types of Leukocytes
      • 7.2 Part 2: Leukocyte Disorders
      • Notes
    • Chapter 8. Laboratory Differentials
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 8.1 Part 1: Complete Blood Count
      • 8.2 Part 2: Cardiac Markers
      • 8.3 Part 3: Lipid Panel
      • 8.4 Part 4: Inflammatory Tests
      • 8.5 Part 5: Hormone Tests
      • Notes
  • Section IV: Lab Charts
    • Chapter 9. Blood Differentiations in Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine
      • Chapter Objectives
      • 9.1 Differentiations in Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine
      • Notes


No. of pages:
© Academic Press 2014
8th April 2014
Academic Press
Paperback ISBN:
eBook ISBN:

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

Ratings and Reviews