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Further thoughts on Elisabeth Hsu’s “Pulse Diagnosis in Early Chinese Medicine”

2015-03-07T21:06:10+00:00 December 28th, 2011|

Some further thoughts. . . according to Elisabeth, Han physicians of this era basically had a three-fold classification of the human being in terms of clinical gaze: the architectural body: left right, up and down, front and back, and the channels/network vessels the ecological body: dampness, dry, heat, cold, fluids, blood and: the sentimental body: Chunyu [...]

Pulse Diagnosis in Early Chinese Medicine

2017-09-20T16:35:21+00:00 July 27th, 2010|

I am presently working my way through "Pulse Diagnosis in Early Chinese Medicine: The Telling Touch", (Cambridge University Press, 2110) a translation and commentary of Chunyu Yi's Memoir with twenty-five case histories. The translator is Elisabeth Hsu, one of our most prominent medical anthropologists, who researched and worked on this text over two decades What [...]