Publication Year: 2005
Authors/Editor: Leung, Ping-Chung and Xue, Charlie Chang-Li
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co, Inc.
Features quality reports focusing on curriculum design, research methodology, original investigations of the quality, efficacy and safety of TCM, and evidence-based trials for the management of various clinical conditions
The inaugural volume of the Annals of Traditional Chinese Medicine series contains chapters on Chinese herbal medicine (for AIDS, cancer, cardiovascular disease, cerebral haemorrhage and Alzheimer disease), acupuncture (for drug withdrawal, anaesthesia and analgesia), research methodology and Chinese medicine education.
The book will be of interest to clinicians in western medicine, mainstream medical researchers, other healthcare professionals, Chinese medicine educators, clinical and basic Chinese medicine researchers, and health science students, particularly Chinese medicine students. It will also be an important resource for TCM regulators to obtain reliable and critical information concerning the evaluation of quality, efficacy and safety of clinical modalities of Chinese medicine.