Medical Empathy, Pharmacological Systems, and Treatment Strategies in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128175743

Medical Empathy, Pharmacological Systems, and Treatment Strategies in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine

1st Edition

Authors: Anika Al-Shura
Paperback ISBN: 9780128175743
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st September 2019
Page Count: 208
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Description

Medical Empathy, Pharmacological Systems, and Treatments Strategies in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine, volume two in the Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine series, presents sections on holism and humanity in medicine, considering the patient, medical empathy in prescribing, modifying and weaning, an overview of pharmacologic systems, an overview of pharmacology sciences and the cardiovascular drug classes and types as revealed from perspectives of Chinese and Western medicine, including descriptions of pharmaceutical drugs from China and the United States, with current pictures and inpatient directions. Finally, principles and treatments according to disease stages for each cardiovascular disease within the scope of integrative medicine is outlined.

This important reference will aid cardiovascular researchers in the study of integrative Chinese and Western medicine and provide a clear, structured base to guide clinical practice and encourage collaboration between Chinese and Western medicine practitioners

Key Features

  • Integrates Western and Chinese Medicine for a realistic and complete scope of cardiology treatment, establishing the basis for standardization and rationale of inclusion of Traditional Chinese Medicine in cardiology
  • Identifies and inspires ideas where future research can develop and strengthen
  • Contains a breakdown comparison of herb and drug formula constituents on the pharmacokinetic and dynamic level
  • Includes personalized medicine explaining the human genetics associated with the use of medicines and the advantages/disadvantages of herbs and/or drugs within treatment

Readership

Researchers in biomedical science studying cardiology and clinicians practicing Chinese Medicine within the cardiovascular field

Table of Contents

Part I: Medical Empathy in Prescribing, Modifying and Weaning
1. Discussion of Disease Stages and Rationale During Treatments
2. Partnering with Compliant Patients

Part II Basic Overview of Pharmacologic Systems
3. Discussion of Drug Classes and Types
4. Traditional Chinese Medicine
5. Nutritional Supplements
6. Pharmaceutical Drugs

Part III Treatment Principles and Strategies
7. Treating According to Disease Stages
8. Lipoprotein, Hypertension and Diabetes
9. Cardiac Rhythm Diseases
10. Chamber and Valve Diseases
11. Vascular Diseases

Details

No. of pages:
208
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2019
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Paperback ISBN:
9780128175743

About the Author

Anika Al-Shura

Anika Niambi Al-Shura, MSOM, PhD is originally from Louisville, KY and founded Niambi Wellness Institute, LLC in 1994. Since that time Dr. Anika has been transitioning practice perspectives from alternative healthcare in medical massage therapy to integrative Chinese medicine. In 2004, Dr. Anika earned her bachelors in Professional Health Sciences and masters degree in Oriental Medicine from East West College of Natural Medicine, travelled to China and continued her 10 year medical study and a career in teaching until 2014.

Dr. Anika studied at Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital, Jujiiang Medical University Hospital and Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital. She earned study certificates in Chinese internal medicine, internal medicine and general surgery, and a specialty in Chinese medicine cardiology.

During her teaching career, Dr. Anika taught medical subjects and research at Shandong Medical University, Jiujiang Medical College and Tianjin Medical University. While teaching, she completed her dissertation on Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine, and received her doctorate in medical education in 2014.

Since 2014, Dr. Anika has been living in Florida, where she is developing the Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine (ICCM) study program at Niambi Wellness. There are 8 courses in the program which were approved by NCCAOM and Florida Medical Board of Acupuncture for awarding CE credits to licensed practitioners. The course textbooks for the program were published by Elsevier Academic Press. Eligibility and registration information can be found at www.niambiwellness.com.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, CEU Instructor, Niambi Wellness Institute, LLC, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine

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