Hematology in Traditional Chinese Medicine Cardiology

Hematology in Traditional Chinese Medicine Cardiology

1st Edition - April 8, 2014

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  • Author: Anika Al-Shura
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128006429

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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


U.S. based licensed TCM practitioners, cardiologists and researchers of TCM and cardiology

Table of Contents

  • 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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 56
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2014
  • Published: April 8, 2014
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128006429

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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