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Acupuncture Desk Reference-Volume 2 - Book


Acupuncture Desk Reference 2

Acupuncture Desk Reference 2 (ADR2), 2nd edition is a comprehensive clinical guide to empower TCM practitioners to become highly effective in treatment and successful in their practice. It presents detailed charts, points, symptoms, protocols and recommended formulas for healthcare professionals. Extremely popular with clinicians, students and practitioners, this 432-page clinical reference book has been completely updated from the previous edition and essential for TCM practitioners.

ADR2includes chapters on: Shen Disturbance, Pain Management, Infertility, Women’s Health, Qi Gong, Facial Acupuncture, Master Tung, and Acutonics.  The perfect complement to the original Acupuncture Desk Reference, the most widely-used clinical handbook for acupuncturists and herbalists to date.

In practice, a health professional already knows the information but needs comprehensive yet concise references, charts and guides to refresh his/her memory. Practitioners are expected to have clinical knowledge and skills across many fields, and ADR2 provides the essentials for clinical practice. One third of this book is devoted to Western and Complementary Medicine, which allows the practitioners to check for labs, interactions, botanicals, nutrients and supplements. A resource section provides the most up-to-date information for everyday clinical practice, including insurance providers, suppliers and general health forms for your health practice.

Highlights include:

·         Shen Disturbance

·         Master Tung

·         Women’s Health

·         Pain Management

·         Qi Gong

·         Infertility

·         Facial Acupuncture

·         Acutonics


As a pocket reference, it’s easy to understand, well organized and durable— compact enough to be taken anywhere. With all the invaluable information it offers, ADR2 belongs on the shelf of every health practitioner.

Author: David J. Kuoch
ISBN 13:  978-0-9815631-4-5
ISBN 10:  0-9815631-4-7
Price: $34.95 
Publisher: Acumedwest Inc.
Pub Date:  2011  (January 2011)
Page: Flexibound, 432 pages
Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.0 x 1.0 inches

About the Author:

David J. Kuoch, LAc, (DJ) began his early training in Traditional Chinese Medicine in China. He is a graduate of UCLA as well as a graduate of Emperors College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. David was a student of bodywork at the Massage School of Santa Monica and the Esalen Institute. He was an acupuncture fellow at Guang Xi Traditional Chinese Medical University in Nanning, China, in the department of Orthopaedics and Integrative Medicine. Soon after finishing his training, he received advanced hospital training in the Acupuncture and Internal Medicine Departments at Guangzhou Chinese Traditional Medicine in Guangzhou, China. He studied Traditional Thai Massage in Chiang Mai Thailand. He is a licensed acupuncturist and massage therapist with a practice in San Francisco, California, specializing in pain management and orthopaedic acupuncture. His work is derived from his passion for the promotion of acupuncture, massage and clinical excellence.  His other books include Acupuncture Desk Reference Vol.1 and Acupuncture Desk Reference Vol. 2 and Massage Desk Reference.