Diagnosing in Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine instructs readers on the finer details of cardiovascular patient examination techniques used in western medicine, together with TCM examination techniques. It explains the six basic signs and symptoms connected to cardiac diseases, along with their clinical significance, and shows the methods and techniques used in physical examination to detect the signs.
This book is intended for US-based licensed TCM practitioners as well as cardiology researchers.
- Guides the diagnosing of cardiovascular disease through western medicine and TCM differential diagnosing
- Provides examination and inquiry techniques using western and TCM methods
- Prepares the practitioner to sit for the Niambi Wellness Integrative anatomy and pathophysiology in cardiology final online exam
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Chapter 2: Inquiry and Examination in Western Medicine and TCM
Chapter 3: Clinical Significance of Dyspnea and Orthopnea
Chapter 4: Inquiry and Examination in Western Medicine and TCM
Chapter 5: Clinical Significance of Heart Palpitations
Chapter 6: Inquiry and Examination in Western Medicine and TCM
Chapter 7: Clinical Significance of Syncope
Chapter 8: Inquiry and Examination in Western Medicine and TCM
Chapter 9: Clinical Significance of Edema
Chapter 10: Inquiry and Examination in Western Medicine and TCM
Chapter 11: Clinical Significance of Claudication
Chapter 12: Inquiry and Examination in Western Medicine and TCM
Dr. Anika Niambi Al-Shura is originally from Louisville, Ky, USA. She has one son, one grandson and resides in Kentucky and Florida, USA. She enjoys cultivating medicinal plants and formulating medicinal herb recipes, soap making, fine art, travelling internationally to meet people for learning new cultures and ways of living, mountain hiking and relaxing on the beach near the ocean.
Dr. Al-Shura has 14 continuous years of formal education involving Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) clinical practice, advanced medical study, research and education between the United States, Italy and China. In 2004, her master's degree in Oriental Medicine was earned from East West College of Natural Medicine in Florida, USA. In mainland China between 2004 and 2014, she earned hospital study, advanced scholar and specialty certificates in Chinese medicine, internal medicine and surgery and cardiology from several university affiliated hospitals. Those hospitals include Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shandong Provincial Hospital and Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Her subspecialty training in TCM is in interventional cardiology involving the catherization lab.
Dr. Al-Shura earned her PhD in medical education in 2014 through the University Ambrosiana program. Her dissertation on Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine (ICCM) became her first textbook entitled, "Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine: A Personalized Medicine Perspective. This book was one of 7 textbooks written to introduce the concepts of ICCM. All were published and released together through Elsevier Academic Press in 2014. Those textbooks are utilized for the level 1 program studies in ICCM with continuing medical education (CME) courses. Eight additional textbooks were written on the establishment and development of intermediate ICCM theories and practices. Those textbooks are utilized for the level 2 program CME studies in ICCM. Those 8 textbooks are part of the Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine series and were published and released together through Elsevier Academic Press in 2019.
Dr. Al-Shura is currently a faculty member at Everglades University in Florida, where she teaches medical and healthcare course in the Bachelors of Alternative Medicine program. She also has Niambi Wellness Institute, based in Florida and Kentucky, where Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine research and work continues. It includes a natural pharmacy lab and a continuing medical education (CME) program. The natural pharmacy researches, formulates, manufactures and distributes various patented and original formulations using TCM herbs. The CME program includes TCM cardiology courses which grant credits towards NCCAOM, state medical board and state TCM board license renewals in the United States.