- Hardcover: 1320 pages
- Publisher: Churchill Livingstone; 3 edition (July 27, 2015)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0702052167
- ISBN-13: 978-0702052163
- Product Dimensions: 7.3 x 2.1 x 9.8 inches
- Shipping Weight: 6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars See all reviews (27 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #74,728 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text, 3e 3rd Edition
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About the Author
Giovanni Maciocia is one of the most highly-regarded and respected authors and lecturers in the West. He is Visiting Associate Professor at the Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and has many years of experience in teaching and practice. Giovanni trained initially in the UK and then in China, learned Chinese to be able to study from original Chinese texts, and was one of the first practitioners and authors to introduce Chinese medicine in a clear and accessible way to a Western student audience.
Giovanni Maciocia has written other best-selling books under the Elsevier Churchill Livingstone imprint - The Practice of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment of Diseases with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs, 2e (ISBN 978-0443074905), Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Guide, 1e (ISBN 9780443064487), The Channels of Acupuncture: Clinical Use of the Secondary Channels and Eight Extraordinary Vessels, 1e (ISBN 9780443074912), The Psyche in Chinese Medicine: Treatment of Emotional and Mental Disharmonies with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs, 1e (ISBN 9780702029882), and Obstetrics and Gynecology in Chinese Medicine, 2e (ISBN 9780443104220).
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I don't necessarily agree with all, and annoyed that Boards are TCM that are open to interpretation. That being said--a must for licensing
until such time as revamping back towards Classics.
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excellent book to study oriental medicine.
I bought the electronic book instead of a paper one by mistake.
I need to return the book please and get my refund so I can by a paperbook.Read more