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This ancient Chinese anatomical atlas changes what we know about acupuncture and medical history (2020)
Newspaper / Magazine
Shaw, V., & Winder, I. (2020). This ancient Chinese anatomical atlas changes what we know about acupuncture and medical history

Opening paragraphs: The accepted history of anatomy says that it was the ancient Greeks who mapped the human body for the first time. Galen, the “Father of Anatomy”, worked on animals, and wrote anatomy textbooks that lasted for the next 1,500 years... Read More about This ancient Chinese anatomical atlas changes what we know about acupuncture and medical history.

Hiding in Plain Sight-Ancient Chinese Anatomy (2020)
Journal Article
Shaw, V., Diogo, R., & Winder, I. C. (2020). Hiding in Plain Sight-Ancient Chinese Anatomy. Anatomical Record: Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology, https://doi.org/10.1002/ar.24503

For thousands of years, scientists have studied human anatomy by dissecting bodies. Our knowledge of their findings is limited, however, both by the subsequent loss of many of the oldest texts, and by a tendency towards a Eurocentric perspective in m... Read More about Hiding in Plain Sight-Ancient Chinese Anatomy.

Acupuncture in the Management of Trigeminal Neuralgia (2020)
Journal Article
Edwards, J., & Shaw, V. (2021). Acupuncture in the Management of Trigeminal Neuralgia. Acupuncture in Medicine, 39(3), 192-199. https://doi.org/10.1177/0964528420924042

Aims To assess the standing of acupuncture as a clinical tool in the management of trigeminal neuralgia against the current first-line drug and the most effective surgery. Methods Data regarding efficacy, side effects, and cost were compiled for... Read More about Acupuncture in the Management of Trigeminal Neuralgia.

The Anatomy of Acupuncture : Rediscovering the anatomical basis of acupuncture meridians and points (2020)
Thesis
Shaw, V. (2020). The Anatomy of Acupuncture : Rediscovering the anatomical basis of acupuncture meridians and points. (Thesis). Bangor University. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4449153

The earliest records of acupuncture contain references to anatomical examination of the human body through dissection. These sections of text are supported by official historical records from that time. The thesis, (by published works) examines the h... Read More about The Anatomy of Acupuncture : Rediscovering the anatomical basis of acupuncture meridians and points.