Presents an overview of the theoretical foundations of electroacupuncture, together with experimental and clinical evidence for the efficacy of electroacupuncture in its various forms. This book also provides guidance on the effective clinical practice of electroacupuncture, illustrated with informative case histories.
- Limba : Engleza
- Cuprins : Part 1 Initial Orientation. Introduction. Electroacupuncture East and West: the historical context. Part 2 Electromagnetism and vibration: concepts and terminology. Electroacupuncture in context: the effects of electrotherapy. Neurophysiology, acupoints and meridians: Western and Eastern perspectives. How electroacupuncture works I Observations from experimental and animal studies. II Gathering the threads - from observations to mechanisms and models. Does electroacupuncture work? Evaluating the controlled clinical trials. Acupuncture in clinical practice; an overview, . Psychological and nervous conditions. Stroke and cerebrovascular disease. Peripheral motor disorders. The immune system and the endocrine system. Disorders of the skin and hair., eye and ear, nose, throat and mouth. Obstetrics, gynaecology and the breast. The cardiovascular system. The respiratory system. The gastrointestinal system, liver, gallbladder and pancreas. The genitourinary tract. Pain and its treatment. Neurogenic pain - Head and
- Data Publicarii : 02 May 2007
- Format : Hardback
- Numar pagini : 404
- ISBN : 9780443063695