Clinical Acupuncture: Scientific Basis by Gabriel StuxClinical Acupuncture: Scientific Basis by Gabriel Stux

Clinical Acupuncture: Scientific Basis

EditorGabriel Stux, Richard HammerschlagContribution byB.M. Berman

Paperback | September 27, 2000

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Acupuncture is rapidly moving out of the arena of "alternative" medicine, in large part because it is grounded more firmly than other alternative treatments in research. This book provides readers with the up-to-date information on the clinical bases of acupuncture.
Title:Clinical Acupuncture: Scientific BasisFormat:PaperbackDimensions:238 pagesPublished:September 27, 2000Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540640541

ISBN - 13:9783540640547

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Table of Contents

Review of Neurophysiological Research.- Mechanisms of Acupuncture Analgesia Produced by Low-frequency Electrical Stimulation of Acupuncture Points.- Endogenous Opioid and Anti-opioid Peptides: A Model for Yin-Yang Balance in Acupuncture Mechanisms.- The Past, Present and Future of Meridian System Research.- Functional Magnetic Imaging of the Brain in the Investigation of Acupuncture.- Neurophysiological Basis of Auricular Acupuncture.- Assessing Clinical Efficacy of Acupuncture: What has been learned from Systematic Reviews of Acupuncture Trials?.- An Overview of Acupuncture in the Treatment of Stroke, Addiction and Other Health Problems.- Getting the Story, Feeling the Facts: Qualitative Research Methods for Oriental Medicine.- Proposed Standards of Acupuncture Treatment for Clinical Studies.- Considerations for Designing Future Acupuncture Trials.- Future Directions in Physiological Research.

Editorial Reviews

 If you have any interest in how effective your acupuncture may be, in carrying out research, or in supporting the ever-growing momentum of the acupuncture research movement, this book is an essential vade-mecum. Do read it. David F. Mayor, Clinical Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine  Practitioners of Chinese medicine, teachers, students, researchers, and health policy makers alike will benefit form reading this stimulating collection of essays. Highly recommended! Velia Wortman, Anglo-Dutch Institute for Oriental Medicine, Duinlust, Overveen, the Netherlands