It's a yearbook. It's a scientific publication. It's the Thieme Almanac! The Thieme Almanac: Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine is an annual review addressing all the aspects of Chinese medicine in an exciting collection of articles from around the globe. Its almost 500 pages include a wide range of information, such as Clinical articles Research findings An international survey of educational programs Contributions on laws and regulations related to the field Aims and principles of societies and organizations Historical and cultural perceptions Book reviews Meeting reports and a calendar of upcoming events This year's articles cover such diverse topical subjects as "what is shen?", a review of RCTs in China, the treatment of hepatitis C and chronic liver disease with Sho-saiko-to, acupuncture in cancer treatment, neural therapy in developing countries, translation issues, case histories in veterinary medicine, and the development of Chinese medicine around the globe.
This international forum for the exchange of ideas, information, and resources offers the field of acupuncture and Chinese medicine a voice and strengthens cooperation and communication among those working or studying in this field. Students, teachers, and practitioners alike will delight in this unique blend of theoretical and clinical pieces. The international team of editors: Stephen Birch, Michael McCarthy, Chris Dhaenens, Yuhuan Grant, Celine Leonard, Jane Lyttleton, Felicity Moir, Elisabeth Rochat de la Vallee, Velia Wortman Chow. Please visit our Thieme Almanac website for additional information: www.thieme.com/almanac
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