Chinese Medical Obstetrics (eBook)
de Eddie Dowd
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Focusing on a practical approach to obstetrics, this straightforward and authoritative handbook for acupuncturists and Chinese medicine doctors covers both a full understanding of the process of pregnancy and birth, and the common conditions occuring.Each chapter is devoted to a particular issue, and provides a full description of the symptoms from both Chinese and western medicine perspectives for diagnostic and comparative purposes, followed by an explanation of the appropriate and effective treatments, which include acupuncture, Qigong, and herbal formulae. Based on the Chinese approach to nutrition as medicine, it also features recipes and appropriate food combinations for home use by patients. This valuable reference book provides a very wide range of protocols for Chinese medicine practitioners working with patients before, during, and after pregnancy.