Qpuncture II for window.
is a comprehensive CD-Rom that is useful not only in studying
acupuncture, but also in practicing acupuncture. This
CD-Rom contains complete illustrations, clear explanations
of acupuncture, herbal medication, and auriculotherapy.
QChart is not included
The numerous menus offer a wealth of information for both
students, and experienced practitioners. Clicking the
buttons for muscle, bone, artery and nerve of each acupoint
will visualize the anatomical information. 3-D images
make it extremely easy to see, and understand the each
acupoint. Pain Clinic section has detailed explanations
about acupuncture, and herbal medication about diversified
Qpuncture II for O.M. is an outstanding tool for acupuncturists,
chiropractors, massage therapists, herbalists, acupressurists,
MDs, martial artists, and other oriental medicine practitioners.
No wonder this is a must-have software for medical professionals.
Content: Acupuncture, auriculotherapy
and herb reference guide, covering acupuncture principles
in traditional terms, point location, and clinical use.
The former version of this software was reviewed in January
2001 as 'Acupuncture Made Simple' - I was impressed by
the clever use of multimedia with animated 3D graphics.
This version (QP2) contains a number of significant improvements.
opening screen shows a handsome acupuncture needle graphic,
and the navigation title bar has the following labels:
File (to exit the program), Principle (covering fundamental
concepts of oriental medicine, tongue (100 pictures) and
pulse diagnosis (28 pulses), needling techniques (rather
scant), and measuring methods), Acupuncture (Channel theory
and meridian description, detailed descriptions of 361
acupuncture points-see below), Pain Clinic (covering clinical
descriptions in Western terms of a number of illnesses,
with a TCM interpretation with suggested points for treatment).
Auriculotherapy is a new addition to the program showing
the ear points superimposed over graphics of the representative
body parts within the ear (Nogier would be very proud!).
Again, the anatomy of point location is complemented by
clinical disorders with suggested treatment points for
a wide variety of conditions (86). The Herb section is
also new, with 800 pictures of 200 herbs, and in the same
style which correlates the herbs to clinical applications.
is very simple and allows you to jump from topic to topic,
using any menu. The 200 3D animations are delightful,
showing where the needle is placed for most points. The
2D graphics for each point shows the clear location with
an option to highlight the surface, muscle, bone, artery
and nerve relationships to that point. At anytime it is
possible to print out the screen information. To complete
the easy navigation there is a search function. Entering
"fatigue" returned a list of over 50 pages where
the word was displayed highlighted in green.
edition allows the program to be minimised, so that you
can keep it running in the background whilst other tasks
are carried out.
is a significant advance over "Acupuncture made simple"
in terms of increased content, stylish displays, and no-nonsense
navigation. A version aimed at Scientific, Western or
Medical acupuncturists, detailing trigger points, segmental
approaches, neuropharmacology and functional MRI scanning,
would be very welcome.
Qpuncture II for O.M. does not include Q Chart
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