Volume VIII of The Great Compendium of Acupuncture and Moxibustion by Yang Jizhou translated by Dr. Yue Lu, L.Ac., Dipl.Ac., covers the different categories of disease by channel, and then looks at the categories of disease by body area. Here is a list of the different subjects covered in this volume:
Point Rules (from the Divinely Responding Classic), the 12 channels, Incantation for Needling from the Divinely Responding Classic (Shén Yìng Jīng), The Category of All Types of Wind, Cold Damage Category, Phlegm, Panting, and Cough Category, Various Kinds of Accumulations and Gatherings Category, Abdominal Pain, Distention, and Fullness Category, Heart, Spleen, and Stomach Category, Heart Evils, Mania and Withdrawal Category, Cholera [Sudden Turmoil] Category, Malaria Category, Swelling and Distention Category (Appendix: Red Jaundice, Yellow Jaundice), Sweating Category, Impediment (bì) and Reversal (jué) Category, Intestines, Hemorrhoids, and Defecation Category, Yīn [Genitals], Shàn [Mounting], and Urination Category, Head and Face Category, Throat Category, Ears and Eyes Category, Nose and Mouth Category, Chest, Back, and Rib-Sides Category, Extremities, Lower Back, and Axillae Category, Women’s Category, Pediatric Category, and the Sores and Toxins Category.
In addition, these treatment methods are also covered:
Wind Stroke, Emergency Needling Method for Initial Cold Strike (Generating the Intention of Heaven and Earth), Secret Rhymed Formula [for Treating] Wind Stroke and Paralysis with Acupuncture-Moxibustion, Cold damage, Miscellaneous Diseases, All Sores, and Intestinal Abscess.
This volume is an extensive guide for the clinician on how to treat a wide variety of syndromes with specific acupuncture and moxibustion points and techniques.