By Ted Kaptchuk, OMD. A "must have" book. 402 pg., 5.5" x 8.25" paperback. A lucid and penetrating exposition of the theory and practice of Chinese medicine. While the book's rich detail makes it of great use to practicing healers, it is very simply written and enjoyable reading for the layman. An introduction to the traditional Chinese philosophical outlook Instructive, profound, and important.