Will Maclean, M.Sc.Chin. Med, Dip.TCM, Cert. Chin. Med, graduated from the Sydney College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1987, trained in China at the Hangzhou Red Cross Hospital and completed a Master of Chinese Medicine degree from the University of Technology (Sydney) in 2004. He has practiced acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine for 25 years. In addition to practice, Will teaches in Australia and internationally, and is the principal author of The Clinical Handbook of Internal Medicine series (in three volumes), The Clinical Manual of Chinese Herbal Patent Medicines and the Clinical Handbook of Chinese Herbs: Desk Reference.
Clinical Handbook of Chinese Herbs: Desk Reference
This revised edition of Maclean's classic Clinical Handbook of Chinese Herbs is an extensive and detailed guide to the medicinal properties of traditional Chinese herbs, and how they should be prescribed in today's medical practice. The handbook employs comparative charts to help clinicians to select the optimal medicinals for their patients. Each table outlines the characteristics of a group of herbs, including extensive indications with relative strengths of action and function, the domain, flavour, nature, and dosage guidelines. The book also caters for special circumstances in health that may alter a patient's requirements, with appendices giving need-to-know instructions for a number of specific cases.
Easy-to-use and comprehensive, the handbook will facilitate efficient comparative reference, as well as detailing the fine points of discrimination.
Clinical Handbook of Internal Medicine (2nd edition): The Treatment of Disease with Traditional Chinese Medicine
This new edition of Clinical Handbook of Internal Medicine consolidates the three individual volumes of the 1st edition into one volume, arranged alphabetically by topic. Each entry has been extensively revised and updated, and new topics have been added, among them men's health, lingering pathogens, diabetes and withdrawal mania. The new edition draws on a wide range of recent and classical Chinese medical texts, fusing traditional theory and treatment with the actual practices of a modern Western clinic. The characteristics and treatment of 88 common disorders are examined, including the differentiation of multiple patterns and variations of each illness. Each pattern begins with a description of its etiology, clinical features, and treatment principle. This is followed by detailed herbal prescriptions (including prepared medicines) and analysis, acupuncture and other treatment modalities, dietary advice, and helpful clinical notes from practitioners with over one-hundred years of collective experience. There is a new focus in this edition on chronic illnesses like obesity, diabetes, depression and infertility that are increasing worldwide. The authors show how traditional concepts and approaches can be brought to bear in the treatment of such disorders as well as chronic inflammation, autoimmune diseases and chronic fatigue.
Clinical Handbook of Internal Medicine: The Treatment of Disease with Traditional Chinese Medicine - Volume 1
This is the first volume of a 3-volume TCM clinical formulary. It covers lung, kidney, liver and heart patterns. Within each organ pattern section, pathologies are organized by established TCM patterns within biomedical categories. Historically established patterns from the Shang Han Lun and Wen Bing are included in the lung section. These sections are supplemented by appendices listing original unmodified formulas, processing methods, delivery methods, contraindications for pregnancy, incompatible and antagonistic combinations, toxic substances, and medicinals derived from endangered species and animals. The 40-page index lists biomedical diseases and symptoms. TCM patterns are listed according to the same biomedical categories by which the book is organized. Formulas and medicinals are listed in both Pinyin and English with the main reference noted in bold. This work is arranged to provide easy access to the clinical information needed to treat a patient. The format, typography and page layout are designed for quick reference.
Clinical Manual of Chinese Herbal Patent Medicines
The second edition of the Clinical Manual of Chinese Herbal Patent Medicines is substantially revised and expanded. Produced in response to the changes occurring in the patent medicine industry both in Australia and Worldwide, this volume is the clearest and most up to date reference guide to effective, ethical and pure Chinese Herbal Patent Medicines.
Clinical Manual of Chinese Herbal Prepared Medicines
Clinical Manual of Chinese Herbal Prepared Medicines, substantially revised and enhanced in this 3rd edition, is the most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the best prepared medicines available on the market. It describes the actions (TCM and biomedical), indications, ingredients, dosage, combinations, and contraindications of hundreds of ethical and pure, commercially prepared herbal medicines. User-friendly and clinically oriented, with many helpful pattern-related illustrations, this book is an essential addition to the library of every acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist.For many practitioners, prepared medicines are the foundation of their herbal practice. Correctly used, they can be as effective as raw herb decoctions for many common conditions. They also provide improved compliance, relatively low cost, and a high degree of quality control.Included in this volume: 330 medicines considered from a practitioners perspective Graphic representations of the pattern-identifying features of each medicine Comparisons among similar medicines Elaborate symptom index for differentiation of medicines Glossary of Chinese medical terminology Table of possible herb-drug interactions.