By Cheng Xinnong Zhu Bing & Zhi xian
Trade paperback book
222 pages, 6.00 x 9.00″
Combining practical instruction with detailed theory, this textbook has been compiled by the China Beijing International Acupuncture Training Center (CBIATC), under the editorial direction of leading Chinese clinicians and the oversight of Cheng Xinnong, chief editor of Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. An introductory workbook for Western students of TCM, it outlines the key methods used in diagnosis, and describe the eight basic categories of ailment and disease. It provides detailed instructions on how to identify and rebalance the relative strengths of pathogens and Qi in the body, and how to differentiate between syndromes that might look the same, using TCM methods. There are useful forms for diagnostic intake practice.