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Understanding Acupuncture By Stephen Birch

Understanding Acupuncture
by Stephen Birch

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Offers a developed analysis of the practice of acupuncture and its theoretical bases. This book addresses: What is acupuncture, in all its diverse forms of practice? What are the key concepts, which underpin current practice? Exactly which historical and cultural factors have shaped the present and past development of acupuncture?
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Understanding Acupuncture by Stephen Birch

Understanding Acupuncture offers a fully developed analysis of the practice of acupuncture and its theoretical bases. With clarity and insight, the book addresses: What is acupuncture, in all its diverse forms of practice? What are the key concepts, which underpin current practice? Exactly which historical and cultural factors have shaped the present and past development of acupuncture? What is the reliable evidence on acupuncture, and what scientific studies have yet to be done? When is acupuncture a realistic form of treatment? Built on a thorough review of historical and scientific material, Understanding Acupuncture offers analysis, examples, cases and issues for discussion, forming a unique bridge between science and tradition.Suitable for both the acupuncture student and practitioner and also the medical reader Provides the acupuncture student with the historical and theoretical basis of their professionIncludes what is reliably known about acupuncture Describes the breadth of practice approaches in the professionProvides the medical reader with enough information to know when to choose acupuncture as a referral option and what to tell their patients about it

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Table of Contents


SECTION 1: What is Acupuncture? History. The Acculturation and Re-Acculturation of Acupuncture. The Theoretical Bases of Acupuncture. How Does Acupuncture Work? SECTION 2: How is Acupuncture Practiced? When Do You Choose Acupuncture?. Diagnosis. Treatments. SECTION 3: Conclusions and Appendices.

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GOR003774922
Understanding Acupuncture by Stephen Birch
Stephen Birch
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Elsevier Health Sciences
1999-07-07
340
0443061793
9780443061790
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.