Pediatric Acupuncture

Pediatric Acupuncture

By May Loo, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Department of Pediatric Anesthesiology, Stanford Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA; Director, Neurodevelopmental Program, Department of Pediatrics, Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center, San Jose, CA


Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction
History of pediatrics
The beginning of life
Understanding the physiology and pathophysiology of childhood illnesses
Childhood development according to the Five Elements
Evaluation of children
Pediatric acupuncture modalities and treatment protocols
Dietary management
Childhood infections and immunizations ? update and controversies:
Measles
Mumps
Rubella
Pertussis
Diphtheria
Tetanus
Polio
Haemophilus influenzae
Pneumococcus
Hepatitis B
Varicella
Common pediatric conditions ? East and West
Introduction
Abdominal pain
Acne
Asthma
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Colic
Conjunctivitis
Constipation
Diaper rash
Diarrhea
Drooling
Eczema
Enuresis
Fever
Headache
Hiccups
Immune system
Inflammatory bowel disease
Otitis media
Pharyngitis
Seizures
Upper respiratory tract infection
Urinary tract infection
Appendix: Acupuncture meridians
Bibliography of general Chinese medicine texts
Index