Acupuncture: A Scientific Appraisal, 1e
- Publish Date: 1999-08-11
- Binding: Paperback
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
* examines acupuncture's possible mechanisms of action
* contains chapters on both Eastern and Western approaches
* reviews the evidence for the effectiveness of acupuncture