Oriental medicine: an introduction.

  title={Oriental medicine: an introduction.},
  author={D Ehling},
  journal={Alternative therapies in health and medicine},
  volume={7 4},
  • D Ehling
  • Published 2001 in Alternative therapies in health and medicine
This article covers introductory concepts regarding Oriental medicine, its historical context, yin and yang principles, and Five-Phase theory. It discusses organ theory, patient examination, diagnosis, the meridian network system, and treatment modalities such as acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, giving a brief overview of the different acupuncture and Oriental medical styles practiced in the United States. Included also are helpful tables, graphs, and photographs to provide a better… CONTINUE READING
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