World Century Compendium To TCM: Volume 1: Fundamentals Of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1st Edition

  • Volume 1
  • Published By: World Century Publishing Company
  • ISBN-10: 193813429X
  • ISBN-13: 9781938134296
  • DDC: 610.951
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 460 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This book is compiled to allow the majority of readers to understand the theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and its methods of diagnosing and treating diseases in a relatively short period of time. It provides a brief introduction to the basic characteristics and theory of TCM, and a detailed schedule of learning commonly occurring diseases and patterns and their estimated 60 corresponding prescriptions. This is a great attempt in initiating more people to understand and apply the theory of TCM to diagnose and treat common diseases and provide corresponding formulas.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The First Week.
2: Introduction.
3: The Theory of Essence, Qi and Spirit.
4: The Second Week.
5: The Theory of Yin and Yang.
6: The Theory of Five Elements.
7: The Third Week.
8: The Theory of Visceral Manifestation.
9: The Fourth Week.
10: The Fifth Week.
11: The Sixth Week.
12: Qi, Blood, and Body Fluid.
13: The Seventh Week.
14: The Theory of Meridians and Collaterals.
15: The Eighth Week.
16: Body Constituents, Sensory Organs and Orifices.
17: The Ninth Week.
18: Etiology and Nosogenesis.
19: The Tenth Week.
20: Pathogenesis.
21: The Eleventh Week.
22: The Twelfth Week.
23: Life Cultivation, Therapeutic Principles and Methods.
24: The Thirteenth Week.
25: The Fourteenth Week.