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Pediatric Acupuncture

Churchill Livingstone Title
ISBN: 978-0-443-07032-7

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Pediatric Acupuncture

By May Loo, MD

372 pages
Copyright 2003
$149.00, Hardcover, Reference

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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.

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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

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