By the Shanghai College of Traditional Medicine, translated & edited by John O'Connor & Dan Bensky.
The introduction to this work covers each of the main elements of diagnosis and treatment.
The main body of text is a modern point reference developed by the Shanghai College of TCM, translated and edited by John O'Connor & Dan Bensky.
The work is organized by body area. This book was the first English language point reference for TCM acupuncture, a text that made it possible for the field to develop.
It is one of the handful of English-language texts to have been given scholarly recognition.
Since its translation into English in 1981, it has become a standard text used throughout the world.