New edition of the most comprehensive Chinese Medicine Obstetrics and Gynaecology textbook in the English language.World-renowned author and teacher Giovanni Maciocia gives a clear, detailed explanation of the physiology, pathology and aetiology of women's disorders in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and adapts these to Western conditions and patients.
Seventy gynaecological conditions are discussed in detail with consideration given to differentiation between conditions, the advised treatment using acupuncture and herbs, prevention and prognosis. Guidelines on lifestyle and use of the eight Extraordinary Vessels are provided, with case studies allowing easy application of theory to practice throughout. New for this edition: New attractive two-colour layout with book marks to ease navigation. Endometriosis and its treatment now included and fully covered in a new chapter. Infertility chapter includes recent research highlighting factors in infertility. All prescriptions now removed from the text and attractively presented in three appendices: Patient Remedies, Prescriptions and Three Treasure Remedies.