Evidence-Based Clinical Chinese Medicine - Volume 5: Allergic Rhinitis-Original PDF

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Evidence-based Clinical Chinese Medicine provides a “whole evidence” analysis of the Chinese medicine management of allergic rhinitis. Evidence from the classical Chinese medicine literature, contemporary clinical literature, and the outcomes of clinical trials and experimental studies are reviewed, analysed and synthesized. The data from all these sources are condensed to provide evidence-based statements which will inform clinical practice and guide future research.

This book has been designed to be an easy reference at the point of care. During a patient consultation, Chinese medicine practitioners can refer to this book for guidance on which Chinese herbal medicine formulas, specific herbs, or acupuncture points, can best treat their patient, and be confident there is evidence which supports its use.

Currently, Chinese medicine practitioners who develop a special interest in a particular health condition such as allergic rhinitis have to consult a variety of sources to further their knowledge. Typically, they use the contemporary clinical literature to understand the theory, aetiology, pathogenesis and obtain expert opinions on the Chinese medicine management of allergic rhinitis. They search the electronic literature to identify systematic reviews of clinical trials, if any exist, to obtain assessments of the current state of the clinical evidence for particular interventions. If they have the skills and resources, they may search the classical Chinese medicine literature for an historical perspective on treatments that have stood the test of time.

This book provides all of this information for practitioners in one handy, easy to use reference. This allows practitioners to focus on their job of providing high quality health care, with the knowledge it is based on the best available evidence.

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  • Introduction to Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis in Chinese Medicine
  • Classical Chinese Medicine Literature
  • Method of Evaluating Clinical Evidence
  • Clinical Evidence for Chinese Herbal Medicine
  • Pharmacological Actions of Frequently Used Herbs
  • Clinical Evidence for Acupuncture and Related Therapies
  • Clinical Evidence for Other Chinese Medicine Therapies
  • Clinical Evidence for Combination Chinese Medicine Therapies
  • Summary and Conclusions

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<!– –>Readership: Chinese medicine practitioners and researchers, undergraduate and postgraduate Chinese medicine students, other health science students with interest in Chinese medicine.<!– –>

Product details

  • Series: Evidence-Based Clinical Chinese Medicine (Book 5)
  • Hardcover: 160 pages
  • Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company (January 28, 2018)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9789813209015
  • ISBN-13: 978-9813209015
  • ASIN: 9813209011