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Pocket Atlas of Tongue Diagnosis : With Chinese Therapy Guidelines for Acupuncture, Herbal Prescriptions, and Nutrition : 2nd Edition - Claus C. Schnorrenberger

Pocket Atlas of Tongue Diagnosis

With Chinese Therapy Guidelines for Acupuncture, Herbal Prescriptions, and Nutrition : 2nd Edition

Paperback Published: 26th January 2011
ISBN: 9783131398321
Number Of Pages: 302

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In this fully up-to-date Second Edition, experts in Chinese medicine explain how traditional Chinese tongue diagnosis can be used in daily practice to complement conventional Western methods.

The guide begins with a brief introduction to the history, anatomy, physiology, and methodology of tongue diagnosis followed by basic techniques and systematic procedures for identifying the manifold individual characteristics of the tongue’s shape and its many modifications. Full-color photographs of tongues then demonstrate a variety of clinical scenarios to help readers develop a holistic approach to diagnosis.

Book features :

  • An in-depth review of the tongue’s most important anatomic and physiologic features, including the lingual papillae, the tongue muscles, arterial supply, and much more
  • More than 180 full-color illustrations and high-quality clinical photographs of Western tongues enhance the text
  • Treatment suggestions for using acupuncture, herbs, and nutrition accompany each clinical image
  • Medical assessment of 28 case histories with real-life photographs from the authors’ practice The Second Edition of Pocket Atlas of Tongue Diagnosis is an essential resource for every practitioner or student of Chinese medicine, acupuncture, or complementary medicine.

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    "The authors take a comprehensive approach to treatment by including acupuncture, herbs and diet; the photos are good; and the cases are interesting."
    The Lantern: A Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine

  • Introduction

    History and Scientific Basis of Tongue Diagnosis
    Technique
    Tongue Characteristics
    Case Studies
    Typical changes in the Tongue and their Diagnoses
    The Course of Illnesses and how they Change the Tongue
    Diagnosing Headache
    Conclusion

    Appendices:
    Food Groups
    Medicine Groups according to TCM.

    ISBN: 9783131398321
    ISBN-10: 3131398329
    Series: Complementary Medicine (Thieme Paperback)
    Audience: Professional
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 302
    Published: 26th January 2011
    Country of Publication: DE
    Dimensions (cm): 18.8 x 12.7  x 2.29
    Weight (kg): 0.43
    Edition Number: 2
    Edition Type: New edition

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