Acupuncture for Pain Management, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1461452759
  • ISBN-13: 9781461452751
  • DDC: 616.0472
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 276 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released July 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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 Acupuncture for Pain Management is intended as the premier resource for learning the fundamentals of the art of medical acupuncture. Edited by top pain medicine specialists at Harvard and UCLA, and based on their popular annual workshop at the American Society for Anesthesiologists, the book is the perfect synthesis of Western and Chinese medicine. Anesthesiologists, pain medicine specialists, primary care physicians, osteopaths, neurologists, psychiatrists, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, and other health professionals looking to add acupuncture to their repertoire will benefit from the concise and practical approach of the book.  Features:Each individual meridian discussed in detailAcupuncture for 25 clinical conditions, including headache, menstrual pain, low back pain, insomnia, and moreAimed at acupuncturists as well as practitioners who want to add acupuncture to their clinical armamentarium

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication Page.
1: General Consideration.
2: History of Acupuncture.
3: Basic Theories of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
4: Pattern Discrimination in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).
5: Mechanisms of Acupuncture Analgesia.
6: Common Acupuncture Practices.
7: Perioperative Acupuncture.
8: Acupuncture Pain Research: Quantitative and Qualitative.
9: Auricular Acupuncture.
10: Acupuncture Channels.
11: Acupuncture Qi Flow and Points Measurement.
12: Hand Tai Yin Lung Meridian 手太陰肺經穴.
13: Hand Yang Ming Large Intestine Meridian 手陽明大腸經穴.
14: Foot Yang Ming Stomach Meridian 足陽明胃經穴.
15: Foot Tai Yin Spleen Meridian 足太陰睥經穴.
16: The Hand Shao Yin Heart Meridian 手少陰心經穴.
17: The Hand Tai Yang Small Intestine Meridian 手太陽小腸經穴.
18: Foot Tai Yang Bladder Meridian 足太陽膀胱經穴.
19: Foot Shao Yin Kidney Meridian 足少陰腎經穴.
20: Hand Jue Yin Pericardium Meridian 手厥陰心包經穴.
21: Hand Sho Yang Triple Energizer Meridian 手少陽三焦經穴.
22: Foot Shao Yang Gall Bladder Meridian 足少陽膽經穴.
23: Foot Jun Yin Liver Meridian 足厥陰肝經穴.
24: Conception Vessel 任脈經穴.
25: Governor Vessel 督脈經穴.
26: The Extra Acupuncture Points 奇穴.
27: Clinical Conditions.
28: Headache.
29: Facial Nerve Palsy.
30: Vertigo.
31: Toothache.
32: Neck Pain.
33: Chest Pain.
34: Epigastric Pain.
35: Abdominal Pain.
36: Dysmenorrhea.
37: Upper Back Pain.
38: Frozen Shoulder.
39: Low Back Pain.
40: Arthritis, Joint Pain.
41: Coccygeal Pain.
42: Elbow Pain.
43: Wrist Pain.
44: Ankle Pain.
45: Heel Pain.
46: Insomnia.
47: Nausea and Vomiting.
48: Sedation.
49: Dizziness.