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Pulse Diagnosis E Book

Author : Sean Walsh
ISBN : 9780702047886
Genre : Medical
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This exciting new book, Pulse Diagnosis: A Clinical Guide describes a reliable method of pulse assessment. The authors' style and approach to pulse diagnosis provides a unique insight into this often ambiguous system of diagnosis drawing upon the traditions of Chinese medicine, the knowledge of biomedical constructs and the relationship of each to contemporary TCM clinical practice. Subjects covered include exploration of the concept of ‘pulse' and establishment of it within the context of health, current limitations of current pulse literature in relation to clinical practice, pulse diagnosis within contemporary TCM clinical practice and pulse taking procedures.

Japanese Acupuncture

Author : Stephen Birch
ISBN : 0912111429
Genre : Health & Fitness
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This book is a practical guide to tools, skills, and techniques common to all acupunture practice with emphasis on those that are uniquely or creatively Japanese. It is clear, direct, and completely illustrated with high-resolution close-up photography. The instructions are simple and concise so that they may be easily applied to the practice of any acupuncture tradition.

Computational Pulse Signal Analysis

Author : David Zhang
ISBN : 9789811040443
Genre : Computers
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This book describes the latest advances in pulse signal analysis and their applications in classification and diagnosis. First, it provides a comprehensive introduction to useful techniques for pulse signal acquisition based on different kinds of pulse sensors together with the optimized acquisition scheme. It then presents a number of preprocessing and feature extraction methods, as well as case studies of the classification methods used. Lastly it discusses some promising directions for the future study and clinical applications of pulse signal analysis. The book is a valuable resource for researchers, professionals and postgraduate students working in the field of pulse diagnosis, signal processing, pattern recognition and biometrics. It is also useful for those involved in interdisciplinary research.

Medical Biometrics

Author : David Zhang
ISBN : 9789814397261
Genre : Computers
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The introduction of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) through modern information technology will not only achieve the objective progress of the heritage of thousands of years of TCM, but also deliver novel discoveries for modern medicines. This book is an advanced monograph based on a decade's worth of research work by the authors. After a brief introduction on the four diagnosis approaches in TCM, this book delves into the three main TCM data analysis techniques: computerized tongue, pulse and odor analysis. Both graduate students and researchers in computerized TCM data analysis will benefit from the book as it will provide a comprehensive understanding of the state-of-the-art analysis methods, image / signal acquisition devices, and the related feature extraction and classification methods. Contents:Diagnosis Methods in Traditional Chinese Medicine:IntroductionComputerized Tongue Image Analysis:Tongue Image Acquisition and PreprocessingAutomated Tongue SegmentationTongue Image Feature AnalysisComputerized Tongue DiagnosisComputerized Pulse Signal Analysis:Pulse Signal Acquisition and PreprocessingFeature Extraction of Pulse SignalsClassification of Pulse SignalsComputerized Odor Signal Analysis:Breath Analysis System: Design and OptimizationFeature Extraction and Classification of Breath Odor Signals Readership: Students and researchers from both academia and industry: in the field of computerized traditional Chinese medicine data analysis, or in the related fields, e.g., medical image/signal analysis, biometrics, and pattern recognition. Key Features:The first monograph on computerized traditional Chinese medicine data analysis (CTDA)In-depth and self-contained introduction on CTDAComprehensive presentation on three main CTDA technologies

Integrating East Asian Medicine Into Contemporary Healthcare E Book

Author : Volker Scheid
ISBN : 9780702048364
Genre : Medical
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Traditional East Asian healthcare systems have moved rapidly from the fringes of healthcare systems in the West towards the centre over the past 50 years. This change of status for traditional medicines presents their practitioners with both opportunities and challenges as the focus shifts from one of opposition towards one of integration into biomedically dominated healthcare systems. Integrating East Asian Medicine into Contemporary Healthcare examines the opportunities and challenges of integrating East Asian medicine into Western healthcare systems from an interdisciplinary perspective. Volker Scheid and Hugh MacPherson bring together contributions from acknowledged experts from a number of different disciplines - including clinical researchers, Chinese Medicine practitioners, historians, medical anthropologists, experts in the social studies of science, technology and medicine - to examine and debate the impact of the evidence-based medicine movement on the ongoing modernization of East Asian medicines. The book considers the following questions: •What are the values, goals and ethics implicit within traditional East Asian medical practices? • What claims to effectiveness and safety are made by East Asian medical practices? •What is at stake in subjecting these medical practices to biomedical models of evaluation? • What constitutes best practice? How is it to be defined and measured? • What are the ideologies and politics behind the process of integration of East Asian medical practices into modern health care systems? • What can we learn from a variety of models of integration into contemporary healthcare?

Clinical Guide To Cardiology

Author : Christian Fielder Camm
ISBN : 9781118755334
Genre : Medical
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Clinical Guide to Cardiology is a quick-reference resource, packed full of bullet points, diagrams, tables and algorithms for the key concepts and facts for important presentations and conditions within cardiology. It provides practical, evidence-based information on interventions, investigations, and the management of clinical cardiology. Key features include: A clear evidence-base providing key guidelines and clinical trials in each chapter Coverage of examination techniques, common conditions, imaging modalities (including ECGs, chest X-rays, MRI and CT), interventional therapies, and pharmacology A companion website at www.wiley.com/go/camm/cardiology featuring audio clips, developed for differing levels of knowledge, that explain key concepts or an area in greater detail, as well as numerous additional clinical case studies, audio scripts, and self-assessment material

Field Guide To Bedside Diagnosis

Author : David Scott Smith
ISBN : 0781781655
Genre : Medical
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Field Guide to Bedside Diagnosis, Second Edition enables students and physicians to navigate from the patient's symptoms and presenting signs to the diagnosis. The book covers 139 chief complaints and signs and is organized to parallel the diagnostic reasoning process: a differential overview of probable causes, a diagnostic approach for each differential, and the specific clinical findings that point to diagnosis. A collection of 192 full-color illustrations show diagnostically important observable signs. This edition includes thoroughly updated diagnostic approaches and quick-access Evidence-Based Medicine Physical Diagnosis tables indicating sensitivity, specificity, and likelihood ratios for findings.

Clinical Guide To Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Author : David A. Lee
ISBN : 0865777667
Genre : Medical
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To keep pace in today's competitive environment, comprehensive ophthalmologists must broaden the scope of their practice while still offering the highest standard of care in a time-pressured setting. This authoritative new text- in a clear a, user-friendly format- provides the wide coverage and quick access demanded in day-to-day practice. The book's practical, patient-oriented approach gives pointers for carrying out an examination and determining diagnosis and treatment strategies. To enable quick access to needed information, the text begins with the patient's presenting signs and symptoms, and progresses to in-depth coverage of individual clinical disorders. All are arranged by anatomical and functional systems. This is the ideal choice for practitioners and residents who need an authoritative and practical resource for quick, everyday reference.

Guide To Clinical Preventive Services

Author : U. S. Preventive Services Task Force
ISBN : 1568062974
Genre : Medical
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A report on recommended clinical preventive services that should be provided to patients in the course of routine clinical care, including screening for vascular, neoplastic and infectious diseases, and metabolic, hematologic, ophthalmologic and ontologic, prenatal, and musculoskeletal disorders. Also, mental disorders and substance abuse, counseling, and immunizations/chemoprophylaxis. Tables.

Clinical Laboratory Methods And Diagnosis

Author : Rutherford Birchard Hayes Gradwohl
ISBN : UCAL:$B18256
Genre : Diagnosis
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