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Liu, Wan-su, fl.
su wen hsuan ming fang lun: Chung k'an Su wen hsuan ming fang lun
Advanced Book of Su wen with a Supplement of Prescriptions)
Kyoto, 1740. 5 vols.
NLM Call Number: OR 874
This text discusses
the symptoms of the various diseases mentioned in
(Questions and answers about living matter), supplemented with
is one of the two books which make up Huang-ti
golden chamber of treasures: prescriptions and formularies)
NLM Call Number: MED 1108
Li, Shih-chen, 1518-1593
ts'ao kang mu: Chiao cheng Pen ts'ao kang mu
Japan, 1672. 36 vols.
NLM Call Number: OR 681
Ang, b. 1615; Hu, Tsung-wen
pen ts'ao pei yao i fang ho pien
China, 1740. 6 vols.
NLM Call Number: OR 224
first volume of this work, shown here, includes drawings of herbs,
minerals, and animals. The remaining volumes cover pharmacology and the
therapeutic uses of the materia medica.
Chang Chung-ching, fl. 168-196; Wang
Shu-ho, 265-316; Lin l, fl.
han lun: Chiao cheng Sung pan Shang han lun
on Colds and Fevers)
NLM Call Number: OR 778
This work is a
revised Song dynasty (960-1279 AD) version of Chang Chung-ching's Shang
Chih-chen, fl. 1706
han ta pai
of Shang han lun)
NLM Call Number: OR 380
This work is a
later interpretation of Chang Chung-ching's classic work on the
diagnosis and treatment of cold and fever syndromes. The original
author's name and the title of the book appear here on the title page
Wage Yakusei Zuko
NLM Call Number: MED 148
Japanese translation of Shen-nung
Husbandman's Materia Medica)
NLM Call Number: MED 412
Shou, fl. 1360-1370
Routes of Fourteen Channels and Their Functions)
NLM Call Number: 0R 851
here is a description of 20 acupuncture points on the arm that are used
to treat colon diseases. It is written in a sonnet style for easier
Case Reports of Surgical Operations)
NLM Call Number: MED 347
pages show the removal of tumor tissue from a patient's breast (right)
and the pathological specimen (left). This manuscript describes the
surgical procedures of the Hanaoka school, which used Chinese herbs as
a general anesthetic.
Hanaoka (1760-1835), a Japanese
pioneer in anesthesia, performed the first breast cancer surgery using
herbal general anesthesia.
Tokyo, 1679. 5 vols.
NLM Call Number: MED 507
page describes how acupuncture combined with herbs can treat all kinds
of diseases, including those caused by parasites.
ui po kam
of Eastern Medical Knowledge: Classified Book of Medicine)
Korea, 1613. 25 vols.
NLM Call Number: OR 141
this work originally published in 1611, the renowned Korean medical
doctor Ho Chun
compiled and classified the extant medical knowledge of China, Japan,
and Korea. Some of the categories he used were internal environment,
external appearances of the human body, miscellaneous diseases, fluid
medicine, and acupuncture.
hsien t'u tsan
of Famous Men of the Medical Profession)
NLM Call Number: OR 414
volume is comprised of 32 illustrations of famous medical men, each
accompanied by an admiring poem. Shown on the right side is Chang