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There are very few texts in English that address the subject of classical Chinese medicine and fewer still that do it as well as Introductory Readings in Classical Chinese Medicine. The book comprises 60 texts from 32 sources selected from a Chinese medical literature that spans 2000 years. The texts are presented in ten lessons and cover issues that have gained the most attention in the West: general values, structure and functions of the human organism, concepts of illness and diagnosis, principles of treatment, pharmaceutics, and needle treatment. Each text is presented first in Chinese, then in transliteration, and finally
Introductory Readings in Classical Chinese Medicine: Sixty Texts with Vocabulary and Translation, a Guide to Research Aids and a General Glossary. Ann Intern Med. 1989;111:447. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-111-5-447_2
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