Productinformatie "Acupuncture A Scientific Appraisal"
A new text examining acupuncture from a scientific standpoint. Related titles in the growing Butterworth Heinemann list include: 'Complementary Medicine: an objective appraisal' and 'Homoeopathy: a critical appraisal', both of which also originate from the Department of Complementary Medicine at the University of Exeter. This thought-provoking new book provides a critical evaluation of the discipline, reviewing known facts, defining current knowledge gaps and formulating several interesting challenges for the future. The book
Contributors from acupuncture and other complementary medical fields and from mainstream medicine evaluate the Chinese and western versions of acupuncture, reviewing known facts, defining current knowledge gaps, and formulating several challenges for the future. Their account might appeal to acupuncture practitioners interested in how science sees their work, and to other health care professionals considering integrating it into theirs