By: Cheng Xinnong
This definitive text, used in licensing exams in many states, is the 1999 revised edition. This edition features standardization of the localization of certain meridian points, and additional material on standard nomenclature, as well as new illustrations.
Chapters include the history of acupuncture; yin-yang relationships; the five element theories; techniques of acupuncture, moxibustion and cupping; the major organs; the role of qi; blood and body fluids; major meridians, collaterals, and acupoints; etiology and pathogenesis of disease; diagnostic methods of differentiation; general principles of treatment; internal and gynecological diseases, anesthesia, and much more. An essential reference volume for professionals and students.
Includes bibliography and index.