8.5 x 11 inches / Hardcover / 646 pages / ISBN: 978-0979581151
This is a book composed exclusively of tables and charts. As such, it is an invaluable reference for students prepping for licensure examinations. It covers everything in a systematic, thorough, and accessible manner; including fundamental theory, diagnosis, acupuncture therapy, herbs, formulas, Western medicine, plus CNT and other regulations. The detail is impressive, the format concise, the scope encyclopedic. It’s fair to say that all information for a successful licensure exam outcome can likely be found in this book. The New Revised 5th edition includes comprehensive analysis of every aspect of TCM in preparation for the California State Board and NCCAOM exams. New individual herb charts include color photos beside a listing of their nature and functions. More detailed explorations of the formula section include 83 new CA board formula charts as well as a chart of 160 new NCCAOM formulas. Unique charts synthesizing vital information streamline the study experience.