The first systematic monograph on neurological
disorders treated by acupuncture.
Professor Kuang Peigen, the author of the present book, is an
eminent and authoritative neurologist in China
who is also an expert in combining Chinese and Western medicine, engages in
treating neurological disorders alternatively by means of modern and/or
traditional modalities according to the individual condition of patients.
She has extensively rich clinical experience and obtained satisfactory
therapeutic results. Professor Kuang often carries out basic investigations
in an attempt to establish the reliable evidence so as to provide a
scientific basis for guiding clinical practice.
The book is
written in a practical way to make it easily understood. It defines and
briefly describes the etiology, pathology, pathogenesis, clinical
manifestations, diagnosis and / or prognosis for each of the neurological
disorders presented, objectively points out the indications and
contraindications of acupuncture, presents in detail clinical information
for treating 28 kinds of neurological disorders, with selection of acupoints
and manipulation of needles. It also provides illustrative cases with
clinical records mentioning treatment course, therapeutic efficacy and
results of follow-up.
This book is
intended for acupuncturists, acupuncture research workers and enthusiasts.
It may also serve as a suitable textbook for both WM and TCM doctors to
enrich their professional knowledge and / or enhance their clinical