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Scientific Basis of Acupuncture - Bruce Pomeranz

Scientific Basis of Acupuncture

By: Bruce Pomeranz, Gabriel Stux, Jisheng Han (Contribution by)

Paperback Published: January 1989
ISBN: 9783540193357
Number Of Pages: 199

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Scientific Bases of Acupuncture summarizes the major scientific advances from 1976 - 1988 on the mechanisms of acupuncture. Outstanding researchers from Western countries, Japan and China report their findings in the format of review articles. The individual reviews summarize each author's personal research while also referring to the overall literature in the field of acupuncture and TENS.

Contents: G. Stux, B. Pomeranz: Introduction.- Han Jisheng: Central Neurotransmitters and Acupuncture Analgesia.- B. Pomeranz: Acupuncture Research Related to Pain, Drug Addiction and Nerve Regeneration.- C. Takeshige: Mechanism of Acupuncture Analgesia Based on Animal Experiments.- D. Le Bars, J-C. Willer, T. de Broucker, L. Villanueva: Neurophysiological Mechanisms Involved in Pain-Relieving Effects of Counterirritation and Related Techniques Including Acupuncture.- Kang Tsou: Activation of the Enkephalinergic System by Acupuncture.- R.S.S. Cheng: Neurophysiology of Electroacupuncture Analgesia.- Jin Mo Chung: Neurophysiological Mechanisms of Acupuncture Analgesia in Experimental Animal Models.- M.H.M. Lee, M. Ernst: Clinical and Research Observations on Acupuncture Analgesia and Termography.- G.A. Ulett: Studies Supporting the Concept of Physiological Acupuncture.- B. Pomeranz: Appendix.

ISBN: 9783540193357
ISBN-10: 3540193359
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 199
Published: January 1989
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 24.41 x 16.99  x 1.17
Weight (kg): 0.35