The Acupuncture Points Functions Colouring Book

Hutchinson, Rainy

  • Publisher Singing Dragon
  • Edition 1st
  • First published 2015
  • ISBN 9781848191020

This book presents a fun and practical way of learning the functions of acupuncture points on the twelve primary and eight extra channels. Students are invited to colour and doodle their way through the sequence of images on each channel in turn embellishing anything they find difficult to remember or recall.

  • Course relevance Reference Only
  • ICOM Ref. 221.1 – HU(REF)

Ghost Points

van Kervel, Peter

  • Publisher Study Centre Pa Kua
  • Edition 1st
  • First published 1998
  • ISBN n/a
  • Course relevance Reference Only
  • ICOM Ref. 221.1 – KE(REF)

WHO Standard Acupuncture Point Locations in the Western Pacific region


  • Publisher World Health Organization
  • Edition 2009 updated
  • First published 2008
  • ISBN 9789290613831

Acupuncture has been practised for more than 2500 years in the Western Pacific region and has become a global therapeutic method in recent decades. However, it was reported that acupuncturists differed by up to 25% in the acupuncture points they used, raising doubts and uncertainty regarding the efficacy and safety of acupuncture treatment, as well as causing difficulties in the fields of acupuncture research and education. Member States therefore increasingly began to demand standardisation in acupuncture point locations. Responding to this request, the WHO Western Pacific Regional Office initiated a project to reach consensus on acupuncture point locations and thus convened 11 serial meetings resulting in these guidelines. This Standard acupuncture point locations in the Western Pacific Region stipulates the methodology for locating acupuncture points on the surface of the human body, as well as the locations of 361 acupuncture points. The Standard is applicable for teaching, research, clinical service, publication and academic exchanges involving acupuncture.

  • Course relevance Core
  • ICOM Ref. 221.1 – WHO

Glossary of Chinese Medical Terms and Acupuncture Points

Wiseman, Nigel; Boss, Ken

  • Publisher Paradigm Publications
  • Edition 1st
  • First published 1990
  • ISBN 0912111291
  • Course relevance Bibliographic
  • ICOM Ref. 221.1 – WI
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