The most important classical text of Chinese Medicine, The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Chinese Medicine is often seen as daunting by students who are faced with a variety of different translations, of which some may not be reliable. This introductory guide makes it accessible to all, providing a summary of each chapter which emphasises the clinical relevance of the text.
The author draws out how the text can be used to inform and improve clinical practice. It avoids overly scholarly discussions, and does not dwell on the minutiae of translation, making this book an easy and enlightening read.
About the Author:
Amy Chang practises acupuncture and Chinese medicine in the Bay Area, California. She teaches at the Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College in Berkeley, where she is clinical supervisor and teaches Chinese Medical Terminology to students. She is graduated as a doctoral student at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in 2017, where this project began as her capstone project.