"This work is edited by two highly respected Chinese professors and practitioners. Theypresent many new ideas they hope will popularize acupuncture and stimulate academicdevelopment. The 69 articles each contain a brief introduction to the author, givingbackground and major achievements. There is an overview of the theory, technique,prescription, acumoxa treatment, and instruments applied. Additionally, there is aconsideration of case records and an analysis of the clinical specialty. A total of 293widely varied cases are collected including: â€œpenetratingâ€™â€™ acupuncture with gold needles,suppurating moxibustion, treatment of scrofula, wind stroke and paraplegia, techniquesof superficial insertion and frequent rotation, treatment of difficult diseases with the eightmethods, point injection and ear acupuncture, bloodletting, and research on breasttumors."