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Pediatrics of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Pediatrics of Traditional Chinese Medicine

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ISBN 9787810106535
Publisher Publishing House of Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Publication Date December 2002
Pages 334 pages, paperback
Product Dimensions 9.2 x 6.7 x 0.6 inches
Language English, Chinese
Series Newly Compiled Practical English-Chinese Library of Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Newly Compiled Practical English-Chinese Library of Traditional Chinese Medicine: Pediatrics of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Compiler-in-Chief: Ding Shuhua
Translators-in-Chief: Zhang Dengfeng and Yang Mingshan
Compiled and Translated by Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Published by Publishing House of Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, SHANGHAI
Language: Chinese-English
Paperback, 787mm X 1092mm, 334 pages
ISBN 7810106538

Pediatrics of TCM is a medical science developing under the guidance of the theoretical system of TCM. Its main therapeutic methods include traditional Chinese drugs, acupuncture and moxibustion as well as tuina (naprapathy). It concentrates on the study of the growth and development of children from fetus to teenagers as well as physiology, pathology, feeding', health care and the prevention and treatment of various diseases. This book, one of the fascicles of A Newly Compiled Practical English-Chinese Library of TCM, expounds the physiological and pathological characteristics of infants, briefly discusses the essentials for diagnosis and treatment and centres the introduction of the diagnosis, syndrome differentiation and treatment of 40 kinds of commonly-encountered diseases in clinic. It is hoped that the study of this book may enable you to have a general and comprehensive understanding about pediatrics of TCM.

This book is composed of two major parts, General Introduction and Specific Discussions. There are 5 chapters including 43 sections. In the General Introduction, the pediatric basis of TCM is expounded. In the Specific Discussions, the infantile diseases are discussed in the following aspects:

Introduction: Introduction of the conception, pathogens, nomenclature of both TCM and moderm medicine, etiological factors and pathogenesis.

Essentials for diagnosis: Introduction of the main points of the symptoms, signs, case history and both physical and chemical tests in diagnosis.

Treatment by Differentiating syndrome: The essentials for differentiating syndromes and therapeutic principles are elucidated first. Then detailed analysis about differentiation of individual syndrome is discussed, including the main syndromes, therapeutic methods, prescriptions as well as their modifications.

Other therapeutic methods: The commonly used patent drugs of TCM, empirical prescriptions and external therapies are introduced. The dosage mentioned in this book usually refers to the dosage for the children of from 6 to 12 years old except the dosage for the neonatal administration.

This book is compiled by the Pediatrics Teaching Section of Nanjing University of TCM. General Introduction and the second chapter in the Specific Discussions were written by Doctor Wan Lisheng, the first chapter of Specific Discussions was written by Doctor Chen Yonghui and Doctor Zhao Xia. The whole book was polished by Professor Wang Shouchuan and translated by Li yongan, master of medical English in Shanxi TCM College.

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