A General Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine

A General Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine

by Men Jiu Zhang, Gao Lei

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A General Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine is an introductory book on Traditional
Chinese Medicine (TCM). It attempts to guide readers to learn TCM’s academic
thoughts, theoretical system, and clinical practice. The book is trying to provide beginners
with TCM’s peculiar way of thinking, more than 2,000 years’ history, and TCM’s philosophybased
theoretical system.
The book covers:
• Establishment and characteristics of TCM’s theoretical system.
• Establishment and development of TCM’s clinical system.
• Basic features of TCM.
• TCM’s philosophical bases: primordial qi, yin-yang, and Five Elements, and
• TCM’s medical model, method, and architecture.
The book has been carefully designed to be as accessible as possible, with
• Goals & Requirements and Key Contents are at the beginning of every chapter
to enable readers to understand the core and the outline of the chapter.
• Endnotes, not only as one essential part of references for readers to learn more about
TCM, but also as a guide for foreign readers to learn some cultural and historical
information peculiar to China.
• Glossary for readers to understand more specific information about TCM and Chinese culture.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013591752
Publisher: Alan Falkner
Publication date: 11/09/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 290 KB

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