Pediatric Acupuncture

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By May Loo, MD
ISBN
9780443070327
Publication Date
02-10-2002
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  • A clear and realistic description is provided for the appropriate use of acupuncture in the treatment of children.
  • Conventional child development theories are integrated with the TCM paradigms to help devise more appropriate and effective treatment plans.
  • Non-invasive acupuncture-related techniques are offered to assist in treating children who have a fear of needles.
  • Treatment plans are provided for 22 common childhood conditions - including asthma and eczema.
  • Concerns and issues related to diet and immunization in childhood are explored.
  • The author is a practicing pediatrician with many years experience in both working with children and as an acupuncture practitioner.
  • This practical introduction to pediatric acupuncture and related techniques explores the important concepts of childhood development and integrates conventional theories with those of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Provides effective acupuncture techniques for treating 22 common childhood conditions, with special emphasis on treatments that are safe, simple, non-invasive, and readily accepted by children.

    Key Features
    • A clear and realistic description is provided for the appropriate use of acupuncture in the treatment of children.
    • Conventional child development theories are integrated with the TCM paradigms to help devise more appropriate and effective treatment plans.
    • Non-invasive acupuncture-related techniques are offered to assist in treating children who have a fear of needles.
    • Treatment plans are provided for 22 common childhood conditions - including asthma and eczema.
    • Concerns and issues related to diet and immunization in childhood are explored.
    • The author is a practicing pediatrician with many years experience in both working with children and as an acupuncture practitioner.
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    ISBN 9780443070327
    Author Informaiton By May Loo, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Department of Pediatric Anesthesiology, Stanford Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA; Director, Neurodevelopmental Program, Department of Pediatrics, Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center, San Jose, CA
    Table of Content Foreword
    Acknowledgements
    Introduction
    History of pediatrics
    The beginning of life
    Understanding the physiology and pathophysiology of childhood illnesses
    Childhood development according to the Five Elements
    Evaluation of children
    Pediatric acupuncture modalities and treatment protocols
    Dietary management
    Childhood infections and immunizations - update and controversies:
    Measles
    Mumps
    Rubella
    Pertussis
    Diphtheria
    Tetanus
    Polio
    Haemophilus influenzae
    Pneumococcus
    Hepatitis B
    Varicella
    Common pediatric conditions - East and West
    Introduction
    Abdominal pain
    Acne
    Asthma
    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Colic
    Conjunctivitis
    Constipation
    Diaper rash
    Diarrhea
    Drooling
    Eczema
    Enuresis
    Fever
    Headache
    Hiccups
    Immune system
    Inflammatory bowel disease
    Otitis media
    Pharyngitis
    Seizures
    Upper respiratory tract infection
    Urinary tract infection
    Appendix: Acupuncture meridians
    Bibliography of general Chinese medicine texts
    Index
    Publication Date 02-10-2002
    Pages 372
    Stock Status In Stock
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