212 pages, 6" x 9"
Handbook of Obstetrics & Gynecology in Chinese Medicine:
An Integrated Approach
by Yu Jin, M.D.
One of the most exciting developments in modern Chinese medicine is the integration of traditional medical knowledge with modern biomedicine. The center for this important and stimulating work is Shanghai, and one of its best known proponents is Yu Jin, M.D.
Drawing on four decades of experience as a clinician, researcher, and teacher of obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Yu has written a handbook for practitioners which presents an integrated approach to obstetric and gynecologic disorders, the first of its kind in a Western language.
Dr. Yu presented the evidence for the use of acupuncture in the treatment of gynecologic, endocrine, and reproductive indications at the 1997 National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference on Acupuncture in Washington, D.C.
"We are still a long way from ... a unified model that would encompass the
insights and terminologies of both Western and Chinese medical systems. But it is
important to start on this path."
"Rich in valuable clinical advice, e.g., prognosis for most conditions (including
timescale) and relative effectiveness and strategies according to different modern medical
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