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Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

Angela Gabriel and Tiffany C. Hoyt.

in Integrative Geriatric Medicine

November 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Geriatric Medicine; Primary Care. 4745 words.

This chapter introduces Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and discusses how it can serve the geriatric population. Aging is viewed in TCM as a natural progression of the life cycle, with a...

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Acupuncture Points of Six Principal Yang Channels

Jingduan Yang and Daniel A. Monti.

in Clinical Acupuncture and Ancient Chinese Medicine

September 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Primary Care. 21087 words.

This chapter describes in detail the location, energetic function, and special features of each point in six principal Yang channels: Large Intestine, Small Intestine, San Jiao, Stomach,...

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Acupuncture Points of Six Principal Yin Channels

Jingduan Yang and Daniel A. Monti.

in Clinical Acupuncture and Ancient Chinese Medicine

September 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Primary Care. 11495 words.

This chapter describes in detail the location, energetic function, and special features of each point in six principal Yin Channels: Heart, Lungs, Pericardium, Liver, Spleen, and Kidney. It...

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Acupuncture Points on the Eight Extra Channels

Jingduan Yang and Daniel A. Monti.

in Clinical Acupuncture and Ancient Chinese Medicine

September 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Primary Care. 5077 words.

This chapter describes in detail the location, energetic functions, and special features of each point in the eight extra channels (known as Qi Jing Ba Mai): Du, Ren, Chong, Dai, Yin Wei,...

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Acupuncture Therapy

Jingduan Yang and Daniel A. Monti.

in Clinical Acupuncture and Ancient Chinese Medicine

September 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Primary Care. 4020 words.

This chapter describes the final steps for a successful clinical intervention using acupuncture. They include the creation of a healing environment, discussion of the benefits and...

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ADHD in Preschool Children

Edited by Jaswinder Ghuman and Harinder Ghuman.

December 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 256 pages.

This resource provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date information regarding assessment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents, including...

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Adjunctive Therapies

Jingduan Yang and Daniel A. Monti.

in Clinical Acupuncture and Ancient Chinese Medicine

September 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Primary Care. 6567 words.

Acupuncture is one of the major therapeutic modalities in the system of ancient Chinese medicine, and it must be used in the context of Chinese medicine as an effective and complete...

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The Age of Chemicals in the 21st Century

Carol F. Kwiatkowski.

in Integrative Environmental Medicine

February 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Public Health. 6743 words.

Chapter 1 profiles the history, exposure routes, and health effects of chemicals in categories such as pesticides, solvents, flame retardants, plastics, and antimicrobials. Human exposure...

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Aging, Brain Plasticity, and Integrative Preventive Medicine

Michael M. Merzenich.

in Integrative Preventive Medicine

November 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Public Health; Clinical Medicine. 12658 words.

This chapter reviews aging and the brain from an important, alternative, still-underappreciated scientific and medical perspective. It briefly describes the history of brain...

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Anderson, Garland

James V. Hatch.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 1191 words.

Anderson, Garland (1886–31 May 1939), playwright and minister, was born in Wichita, Kansas. Little is known about his parents, although his mother is said to have been an active reformer...

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