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A Manual of Acupuncture

4.55 of 5 stars 4.55  ·  rating details  ·  141 ratings  ·  13 reviews
Once in a great while an extraordinary book is published that sets an entirely new standard in its field. A Manual of Acupuncture, published by Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, is just such a book. Painstakingly researched over many years by Peter Deadman, editor-in-chief of The Journal of Chinese Medicine, and colleagues Mazin Al-Khafaji and Kevin Baker, this boo ...more
Hardcover, 671 pages
Published January 1st 2001 by Journal of Chinese Medicine (first published 1998)
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Cintain 昆游龍
My main reference for acupuncture points in the clinic. I use this book daily. I especially love the commentaries in each of the individual point entries: they're always thought-provoking for me. I love the way the information is presented, the illustrations are clear and precise, and the introductory chapters have lots of valuable information on special point groupings (one of my favorite aspects of acupuncture point theory). One caveat: no information on moxibustion.

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what's all the hype?!?!? it's big book with neat protocols and point locations... for many schools it's there bible (next to "foundations of chinese medicine" by maciocia). in all actuality it's nuisance. chinese medicine isn't a cookbook, and this book doesn't do any service for people who want to learn chinese medicine. nevertheless, i do like the contraindications as well as the chinese names, but that's the extent for the point locations is horrible and the internal pathways ain't so good ei ...more
I've just started Chinese Medicine School and have focused most of my energy on school, but I also have discovered many books from the YA section at the library fit nicely into my free time right now.
Aug 15, 2007 Phyllis rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: acupuncture students, myself
Extremely informative with great illustrations and a lot of high-falutin language talky. It will make a great coffee table book when I graduate.
KL Dilley
This my friends, is where I have been for the past three years. Aesthetically pleasing and thankfully straight-forward.
Apr 29, 2007 Finbar rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: acupuncture students
Shelves: acupuncture
The fundamental guidebook for point location. Between this and CAM you will find everything you need.
Andrea Hejtmanek
I will always have to read this manual. i learn something new every time I flip a page.
Dian Susanti
Buku wajib pegangan hidup buat terapis akupunture, bener2...membantu...
Bruce Park
Recently I realized that I need to finish this manual of my job.
kids- if you really want to know how i spend my time....
The bible for all acupuncturists, a must have book
a must if you're interested in Chinese medicine/acupuncture
Reggie Zaballa
procedures of doing acupuncture
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