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سایت انجمن تحقیقات طب سنتی ایران
Introduction of acupuncture by National Institute of Health (NIH) of U.S. Health Department :
Medical Research Articles on Acupuncture in PubMed :
American Academy of Medical Acupuncture :
Iranian Scientific Acupuncture Association :
References for further study :
A Manual of Acupuncture, by Peter Deadman and Mazin Al-Khafaji (East Sussex, England: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 1998). A detailed guidebook to descriptions of the theories and actual specific methods of acupuncture. It provides information on the c channels, collaterals. point categories, point selection methods, point location, and needling.
Basics of Acupuncture, by Gabriel Stux (Editor) and Bruce Pomerantz (Berlin, Germany: Springer Vertigo 1995). The most recent of several widely used texts by acupuncture researchers.
Between Heaven and Earth: A Guide to Chinese Medicine, by Harriet Beinfield and Efrain Korngold (New York, NY. Ballantine Books, 1991). An overview of Chinese medicine, with case histories of treatments and illustrated explanations of philosophy, components, and treatments.
Principles and Practice of Contemporary Acupuncture, by Sung J. Liao, Matthew Lee, and Lorenz K.Y Ng (New York, NY: Marcel Dekker, 1994). Contains translations of ancient Chinese medical classics previously unavailable in English. Compares and contrasts traditional Chinese and Western scientific medicine.
The Chinese Way to Healing - Many Paths to Wholeness, by Misha Ruth Cohen (New York, NY: The Berkeley Publishing Group, 1996). A guidebook to Chinese medicine in the United States with information about diet herbs, acupuncture, and finding qualified practitioners.
The Web That Has No Weaver, by Ted Kaptchuk (New York-, NY: Congdon and Weed, 1992). An introduction to traditional Chinese medicine, with comparisons of Eastern and Western medical treatments.
The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Internal Medicine, by Maoshing Ni, (Boston, MA: Shambala Press, 1995). A contemporary translation of the classic traditional Chinese medicine text that dates from 2000 B.C.
These periodicals contain information about acupuncture research studies, techniques, effects, and use. Look for "peer reviewed" journals, which publish studies reviewed by researchers in the field to ensure suitability for publication.
Acupuncture and Electro-Therapeutics Research
A peer-reviewed quarterly in its 23rd year and indexed/abstracted in MEDLINE.
Alternative Medicine Review: A Journal of Clinical Therapeutics
A peer-reviewed bi-monthly journal indexed/abstracted in MEDLINE.
Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine
A peer-reviewed quarterly indexed/abstracted in MEDLINE.
American Journal of Acupuncture
A quarterly peer-reviewed journal.
American Journal of Chinese Medicine
A peer-reviewed journal published three times a year and indexed/abstracted in MEDLINE.
European Journal of Oriental Medicine
A quarterly research journal.
Guideposts: Acupuncture in Recovery
A newsletter concerning acupuncture used to treat addiction, alcoholism, and mental health problems.
Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine: Research on Paradigm, Practice and Policy
A quarterly journal abstracted/indexed in MEDLINE.
A professional journal published three times a year.
Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine
A quarterly journal on clinical and theoretical research that is indexed/abstracted in MEDLINE.
American Academy of Medical Acupuncture
A professional association of medical doctors who practice acupuncture. The academy provides a referral list of doctors who practice acupuncture. It also provides general information about acupuncture. legislative representation, publications, meetings, and proficiency examinations.
A nonprofit professional organization of acupuncturists and practitioners of Oriental medicine. The association determines standards of practice and education through the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. It also funds research and provides a list of acupuncturists and Oriental medicine practitioners by geographic area. The association provides articles and fact sheets, membership and licensing information, a list of acupuncture schools, and a list of state acupuncture associations.
British Medical Acupuncture Society
A group of doctors who practice acupuncture with more conventional treatments. The Society produces the journal Acupuncture in Medicine, published twice per year, covering original research and reviews.
Foundation for Traditional Chinese Medicine
The Foundation funds the Acupuncture Research Resource Center and provides information about acupuncture research listed by condition, including migraine and lower back pain.
International Council of Medical Acupuncture and Related Techniques
A nonprofit organization created in 1983 of more than 40 national acupuncture-related associations of medical doctors practicing acupuncture and/or related techniques.
National Acupuncture at A Oriental Medicine Alliance
A professional society of at state-licensed, registered, or certified acupuncturists, with membership open to consumers, schools, organizations corporate sponsors, and health care providers The Alliance lists thousands of acupuncturists across the country on its Web site and provides information about them to callers to their information and referral line. The Alliance requires documentation of state license or national board certification from all acupuncturists it lists.
National Acupuncture Detoxification Association
A nonprofit organization that training and consultation for more than 500 drug and alcohol acupuncture treatment programs run by local agencies. The organization's clearinghouse provides a library of audiotapes, videotapes, and literature on using acupuncture to treat addiction and mental disorders.
National Acupuncture Foundation
The Foundation publishes books, including the Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Law Book and the Clean Needle Technique Manual. The Foundation filed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration needle reclassification petition of 1996.
Society for Acupuncture Research
A nonprofit organization that facilitates the scientific evaluation of acupuncture.