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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This is the cornerstone textbook for first year acupuncture students.

Luong-Chau Nguyen rated viovanni it was amazing Feb 16, Su Xin Ming Foreword by. Books by Giovanni Maciocia. It seems redundant at times, but that’s mostly because I read it through instead of using it as a reference. It may only take another thousand years for Western medicine to realize that Chinese medicine has had things pretty well figured out Product Description This highly successful textbook covers the basic theory of traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture, and discusses in detail the use of acupuncture points and the principles of treatment.

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The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists

Giovanni Maciocia No preview available – Logical, sequential organization builds from basic theoretical concepts, through functions of individual organs, to disease categories, and the appropriate use of points. New larger, two-color format goivanni reader-friendly design emphasize essential facts and make it easier to navigate the text.

Titles by same author. Cases Studies and Case Histories apply theory to diagnosis and treatment, bringing the subject to life in a maaciocia context. Return to Book Page.


An accompanying CD-ROM provides self-testing questions and answers to help students check their understanding of material.

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