The Resource Acupuncture : theories and evidence, editor, Hong Hai, (electronic resource)

Acupuncture : theories and evidence, editor, Hong Hai, (electronic resource)

Label
Acupuncture : theories and evidence
Title
Acupuncture
Title remainder
theories and evidence
Statement of responsibility
editor, Hong Hai
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Acupuncture is widely practised in the 21st century in scientifically developed countries for a wide range of ailments ranging from chronic pain, giddiness and high blood pressure to gastrointestinal disorders and sexual dysfunction. Yet the reasons for its vaunted efficacy remain a matter of controversy. In traditional Chinese medical theory, the mechanism of action in acupuncture was understood in terms of the flow of qi and the balance of yin and yang through the body's meridians, a complex network painstaking charted but never found. Modern medical researchers have examined old and new nee
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
  • 615.8/92
  • 615.892
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
RM184
LC item number
.A28 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hong, Hai
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Acupuncture
Label
Acupuncture : theories and evidence, editor, Hong Hai, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Mechanisms of acupuncture in pain : a physiological perspective in a clinical context / Thomas Lundeberg -- Traditionally based systems of acupuncture : their explanatory nature, models, needs and requirements for testing them / Stephen Birch -- The ontological status of meridians / Hong Hai -- Modern scientific explanation of traditional acupuncture theory / Ching-Liang Hsieh -- Cognitive neuroscience, acupuncture and pain treatment, does a sting always hurt? / Konstantina Theodoratou -- Frequent weaknesses in acupuncture trials / Edzard Ernst -- The complexities inherent in placebo-controlled acupuncture studies / Lao Lixing and Zhang Ruixin -- Research methodology in acupuncture / Lee Tat Leang and Zheng Zhen -- The use of placebos in acupuncture trials / Dylan Evans -- Improving the quality of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in acupuncture / Bian Zhaoxiang ... [et al.] -- Acupuncture treatment for addiction / Leung Ping Cheung ... [et al.] -- Dense cranial electroacupuncture stimulation for neuropsychiatric disorders : rationale and clinical application / Zhang Zhang-Jin and Man Sui-Cheung
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (201 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789814452021
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000001019261
  • (EBL)1168154
  • (OCoLC)841913839
  • (SSID)ssj0000855711
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11457032
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000855711
  • (PQKBWorkID)10792378
  • (PQKB)11507625
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1168154
  • (WSP)00008723
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001019261
Label
Acupuncture : theories and evidence, editor, Hong Hai, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Mechanisms of acupuncture in pain : a physiological perspective in a clinical context / Thomas Lundeberg -- Traditionally based systems of acupuncture : their explanatory nature, models, needs and requirements for testing them / Stephen Birch -- The ontological status of meridians / Hong Hai -- Modern scientific explanation of traditional acupuncture theory / Ching-Liang Hsieh -- Cognitive neuroscience, acupuncture and pain treatment, does a sting always hurt? / Konstantina Theodoratou -- Frequent weaknesses in acupuncture trials / Edzard Ernst -- The complexities inherent in placebo-controlled acupuncture studies / Lao Lixing and Zhang Ruixin -- Research methodology in acupuncture / Lee Tat Leang and Zheng Zhen -- The use of placebos in acupuncture trials / Dylan Evans -- Improving the quality of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in acupuncture / Bian Zhaoxiang ... [et al.] -- Acupuncture treatment for addiction / Leung Ping Cheung ... [et al.] -- Dense cranial electroacupuncture stimulation for neuropsychiatric disorders : rationale and clinical application / Zhang Zhang-Jin and Man Sui-Cheung
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (201 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789814452021
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000001019261
  • (EBL)1168154
  • (OCoLC)841913839
  • (SSID)ssj0000855711
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11457032
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000855711
  • (PQKBWorkID)10792378
  • (PQKB)11507625
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1168154
  • (WSP)00008723
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001019261

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