"A clear explanation of acupuncture and related techniques used in thetreatment of children, this practical introduction to the subject explores theimportant concepts of childhood development and integrates conventionaltheories with those of TCM. It covers a variety of acupuncture techniques,including non-invasive approaches that are particularly helpful with children.Full treatment protocols are given for 22 common pediatric conditions, with aparticular emphasis on treatments that are safe, simple, and readilyaccepted by children. Issues of diet and immunization are also explored. Theauthor is a practicing pediatrician with many years experience in bothworking with children and as an acupuncture practitioner. The back matterincludes an appendix of acupuncture meridians, a bibliography of generalChinese medicine texts, and an index. "