TCM Case Studies: Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat disorders, a volume in the TCM: Case Studies series from the International Standard Library of Chinese Medicine, is a valuable reference exploring the clinical experience of 61 diseases from common acute infections to rare surgical emergencies. Mastery of the topic is fundamental to general, family, and pediatric practices.
Representative cases for each condition provide discussions advancing the analytical thinking process behind effective TCM pattern differentiation and treatment. TCM treatments mainly include Chinese medicinal prescriptions combined with acupuncture and Chinese prepared medicines.
Commentary and discussion, provided by the Western co-authors, serve to compare, corroborate, and contrast the various approaches to diagnosis and treatment. Students of Chinese medicine will find the study questions and answers at the end of each section to be a useful aid for exam preparation and continuing study.