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Dermatology in Traditional Chinese Medicine
By Xu Yihou
Edited by Trina Ward, Aruna Sahni
784 pages
51 illustrations
Size 285 x 217 mm
ISBN 9781901149036
List Price £65.00
Special Offer Price £60.00
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Book Content

Written by one of China’s foremost dermatologists, Dermatology in Traditional Chinese Medicine draws on the author’s vast spectrum of clinical experience to provide an in-depth survey of 120 commonly seen and difficult skin disorders likely to be encountered by TCM practitioners in their daily practice. Full pattern identification and a comprehensive array of treatment options for each condition, backed up by a wide-ranging and informative selection of case histories and up-to-date clinical observation studies, make this book an indispensable companion for the practising dermatologist and advanced student.

Main Features
• Huge range of skin disorders commonly treated by TCM with a special emphasis on eczema, psoriasis, urticaria, and acne• More than 50 illustrations• Detailed clinical manifestations with full TCM pattern identification and explanations for each skin disorder• Treatment options include internal herbal medicine, topical applications, and acupuncture• Unique selection of case histories from eminent Chinese TCM dermatologists• Wide spectrum of up-to-date clinical experience from a variety of Chinese sources not previously made available to practitioners outside China• Greatly expands practitioners’ treatment strategies

About the author Xu Yihou is Chief Doctor and Professor of the Dermatology Department of Wuhan Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, where he has worked for more than 40 years. Professor Xu is currently working by invitation at the China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine Clinical Research Center in the IACH Hong Kong Baptist University. He has published a number of books on skin disorders; many of his articles have also appeared in international journals.