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PREFACE
FOREWORD TO the 1st EDITION
FOREWORD TO the second one EDITION
INTRODUCTION
PART I A normal Description of the fundamental wisdom of conventional Chinese
Medicine
CHAPTER I YIN-YANG AND THE 5 ELEMENTS
I. YIN-YANG
1. The competition and interdependence of yin and yang
2. The inter-consuming-supporting and the inter-transforming relation of yin and
yang
II. THE 5 ELEMENTS
1. Attribution of items to the 5 elements
2. The inter-promoting, inter-acting, over-acting and counter-acting relation of
the 5 elements
CHAPTER II ZANG-FU (INTERNAL ORGANS)
I. THE ZANG ORGANS
1. Heart
2. Liver
3. Spleen
4. Lung
5. Kidney
6. Pericardium
II. FU ORGANS
1. Small intestine
2. Gall bladder
3. Stomach
4. huge intestine
5. Urinary bladder
6. Sa'njlao
III. remarkable ORGANS
1. Brain
2. Uterus
CHAPTER III CHANNELS AND COLLATERALS
I. NOMENCLATURE AND CLASSIFICATION
II. capabilities OF CHANNELS AND COLLATERALS
CHAPTER IV QI, BLOOD AND physique FLUID
I. QI
II. BLOOD
III. physique FLUID
CHAPTER V ETIOLOGY
I. SIX EXOGENOUS FACTORS
1. Wind
2. Cold
3. summer time heat
4. Damp
5. Dryness
6. warmth (fire, light heat)
II. SEVEN EMOTIONAL FACTORS
III. MISCELLANEOUS PATHOGENIC FACTORS
1. abnormal foodstuff intake
2. Over-strain and pressure or loss of actual exertion
3. demanding injuries
4. Stagnant blood and phlegm
CHAPTER VI equipment OF DIAGNOSIS
I. INSPECTION
1. statement of the expression
2. remark of the colour
3. statement of the appearance
4. commentary of the tongue
II. AUSCULTATION AND OLFACTION
1. Listening
2. Smelling
III. INQUIRING
1. Chills and fever
2. Perspiration
3. food and drinks, urge for food and taste
4. Defecation and urination
5. Pain
6. Sleep
7. Menses and leukorrhea
IV. PALPATION
1. Feeling the pulse
2. Palpation of channels and points
CHAPTER VII DIFFERENTIATION OF SYNDROMES
I. DIFFERENTIATION OF SYNDROMES based on 8 PRINCIPLES
1. external and interior
2. chilly and heat
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