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Obstetrics & Gynecology in Chinese Medicine

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Titel:Obstetrics & Gynecology in Chinese Medicine
Autor:Maciocia Giovanni
Preis:Euro 138.00

Written by Giovanni Maciocia, probably the most respected Western TCM practitioner and author of TCM texts, this is the most comprehensive obstetrics and gynaecology textbook in the English language. It covers the principles of diseases related to obstetrics and gynaecology in TCM and offers a full, clear and detailed exploration of this area. The text adapts Traditional Chinese gynaecology to Western conditions and patients, reflected in over 100 case histories. It includes an extensive chapter on the aetiology of gynaecological problems with: guidelines on womens lifestyle, in-depth discussion of 64 patterns and a discussion of Western differentiation of each, and in-depth discussion of eight extraordinary vessels.

- Comprehensive coverage of a popular area in Traditional Chinese Medicine
- Clear accounts of the aetiology and pathology of womens disorders in traditional chinese medicine, in-depth discussion of 64 O & G conditions
- Diagnostic signs and symptoms explored in full
- Full coverage of treatment principles and actual suggested treatments, including acupuncture, herbs, patent remedies, and prognosis
- Over 100 detailed case histories
- Includes a chapter on acupuncture in childbirth written by experienced midwives
- A long-awaited text from a major international author on a subject area which is as yet scantily covered in existing texts

SECTION 1 PHYSIOLOGY and PATHOLOGY: History of Gynecology in Chinese Medicine. Womens Physiology. Womens Pathology SECTION 2 AETIOLOGY and DIAGNOSIS: Aetiology. Diagnosis SECTION 3 METHODS of TREATMENT: Principles and Methods of Treatment. Treatment of the Extraordinary Vessels SECTION 4 MENSTRUAL IRREGULARITIES: Early Periods. Late Periods. Irregular Periods. Heavy Periods. Scanty Periods. Long Periods. Painful Periods. Bleeding Between Periods. No Periods. Flooding and Trickling. Pre-Menstrual Syndrome SECTION 5 PROBLEMS at PERIOD TIME: Pre-Menstrual Breast Distension. Headaches. Oedema at Period Time. Diarrhoea. Body Aches. Fever at Period Time. Epistaxis or Haemoptysis. Mouth Ulcers. Skin Eruptions. Dizziness at Period Time SECTION 6 DISEASES of PREGNANCY: Morning Sickness. Abdominal Pain During Pregnancy. Threatened Miscarriage. Fetus Not Growing. Oedema in Pregnancy. Anxiety. Dizziness in Pregnancy. Convulsions in Pregnancy. Feeling of Suffocation. Aphonia. Cough. Painful-Urination Syndrome. Retention of Urine. Constipation During Pregnancy. Habitual Miscarriage. Acupuncture and Herbal Treatment in Midwifery SECTION 7 DISEASES AFTER CHILDBIRTH: Post-Natal Depression. Abdominal Pain After Childbirth. Persistent Lochial Discharge (Retention of Lochia). Urinary Difficulty. Sweating. Constipation and Haemorrhoids After Childbirth. Fever After Childbirth. Joint Pain. Breast Milk Not Flowing (Including Acute Mastitis). Spontaneous Flow of Milk. Collapse. Convulsions After Childbirth SECTION 8 MISCELLANEOUS DISEASES: Infertility. Menopausal Syndrome. Breast Lumps. Abdominal Masses: Ovarian Cysts, Polycystic Ovary Disease, Cervical Dysplasia. Excessive Vaginal Discharge. Vaginal Itching: Trichomonas and Candida Infecions, Genital Eczema. Prolapse of the Uterus. Vulval Sores APPENDIX 1: Prescriptions APPENDIX II: Patent Remedies Glossary of Chinese Terms Bibliography
959 pages, hc.