Shen's Textbook on the Management of Autoimmune Diseases with Chinese Medicine is one of the most recommandable book for all kinds of autoimmune diseases. The book of Prof. Shen one of the best experts for autoimmune diseases gives a detailled and comprehensive overview of autoimmune diseases. From a clinical perspective it provides a step-by-step methodology for the evaluation and combination of herbal medicine and acupuncture in the management of these generally chronic and often distressing conditions, fully recognizing the application of Chinese medicine alongside Western medicine where appropriate.
Written by one of Chinas foremost specialists in the field, this book draws on the authors 50 years of clinical experience to provide an in-depth analysis of his highly practical approach to treatment of the main autoimmune diseases, making it an indispensable companion for all Chinese medicine practitioners and all health professionals with an interest in understanding how Chinese medicine can help their patients.
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Some of the main features:
Detailed description and analysis of the main autoimmune diseases from a Chinese medicine perspective.
Diseases discussed in depth include rheumatoid arthritis, ulcerative colitis, Graves disease, systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjögrens syndrome, Crohns disease, and multiple sclerosis plus many more.
Full pattern identification and a comprehensive array of clinically effective treatment options for each condition, incorporating herbal medicine and acupuncture as well as diet therapy.
Extensive and informative selection of case histories demonstrating the translation of theory into practice.
Wide spectrum of up-to-date clinical experience from highly regarded Chinese sources, thus broadening the information available to practitioners outside China.
Practical discussion of the role of Chinese medicine alongside Western medicine.
More than 40 color photos.
With a foreword by Mazin Al-Khafaji.
Professor Shens writings impress not only by the clarity of the concepts he expounds, but crucially by the practical relevance and applicability of his work to the reality of the clinic. I can thoroughly recommend this excellent work.
--- Mazin Al-Khafaji