ACUPUNCTURE AND HOMEOSTASIS OF BODY ADAPTIVE SYSTEMS

ACUPUNCTURE BIBLIOGRAPHY
Philip A.M. Rogers MRCVS

These notes are for participants at the Helsinki Seminar (Feb 8-9, 1997) on the effects of acupuncture (AP) on immune and neuroendocrinologic functions.

They are mainly abstracts and titles taken from international databases, especially :
MEDLINE Focus-On-Vet-Med
and from the WWW:
http://www.med-vetacupunture.org
http://acupuncture.com/

Table of contents

AP Points Mentioned in the Notes

. Acupuncture (AP) in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)
1.Nomenclature
2.General Concepts
3.Research on the Channels and Vessels
4.Research on Deqi / Propagated Channel Sensation
5.Research on the AP Points
6.Texts

B. Acupuncture (AP): General Information

C. Confirmed or Suspected Adverse Effects of AP

D. AP and Immunity
1.General
2.Fever
3.Cancer
4.Blood Diseases
5.Allergies
6.Tissue Regeneration

E. AP Analgesia (APA)
1.General Data
2.Head Area
3.Limbs
4.Abdomen
5.Postoperative Conditions
6.Skin

F. AP in Pain and Painful Conditions
1.General
2.Traumatic Pain
3.Head, Eyes, Ears
4.Vertebral, Spinal and Paraspinal
5.Limb
6.Muscles
7.Herpes/Postherpetic
8.Cancer

G. AP in Detoxification / Withdrawal
1.From Drugs & Alcohol
2.From Smoking

H. AP and the Cardiovascular System
1.General
2.Blood Pressure
3.Heart Rhythm
4.Haemorrhage/Shock
5.Sleep Disorders
6.Physical Stamina
7.Cardiac Angina
8.Coronary Heart Disease (Chd)
9.Cardiovascular Accident (Chd, Apoplexy, Stroke)
10.Limbs
11.Skin

I. AP and the Digestive / Gastrointestinal Tract
1.Mouth
2.Oesophagus
3.Abdomen
4.Stomach / Diaphragm
5.Nausea / Vomiting
6.Ap And The Intestines
7.Obesity
8.Spleen / Pancreas / Diabetes

J. AP and Neurology
1.General Mechanisms Of AP
2.AP and The Autonomic Nervous System (Ans)
3.APA and Neurology
4.AP and Fos-Neurons

K. AP and Spinal Trauma, Paralysis, Polio, Epilepsy, Spasm
1.Spinal Trauma, Spasticity, Paralysis
2.Polio, Post-Polio Syndrome
3.Cerebral Palsy, Epilepsy, Spasm
4.Peripheral Paralysis, Facial Paralysis

L. AP and the Psyche
1.Shen, Psychosomatic Disorders, Mental Retardation
2.Mental Disorder, Schizophrenia
3.Stuttering

M. AP and the Urogenital / Adrenal System
1.Gynaecology (Animal And Human)
2.Obstetrics (Animal And Human)
3.Male/Prostate
4.Urinary/Kidney
5.Urinary/Bladder

N. Hormones, Miscellaneous