Shenzhou Open University of TCM

Shenzhou Open University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Study books Foundations of Western Medicine

Students have to buy a number of books. Supplementary syllabi, if applicable, may be distributed during the course.

Please do not purchase books from this list before your registration. The study coordinators will inform you after your registration about the most recent list of books with additional information such as edition and ISBN numbers!

  • Mandatory:

    *  Cross S.S. (2013) Underwood’s Pathology:  A Clinical Approach. 6th ed. Churchill Livingstone.
    (ISBN 9780702046728)
    *  Hoehn, K.N., Marieb, E.N. (2015) Human Anatomy and Physiology. 10th edn. Pearson Education Limited. (ISBN 9781292096971)
    * Korthout, T. Basic Medical Knowledge for non-BIG-registered Health Care Professionals. (copyright A.C.F.M. Korthout.)

  • Recommended:
    * Dervan, P. and Harrison, M. (2002) Mind Maps in Pathology. Elsevier Health Sciences.
    (ISBN 9780443070549)
    * Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. (2014) Anatomy & Physiology Made Incredibly Visual! 2nd edn. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.
    (ISBN 9781451191387)

    and/or

    * Lippincott Williams and Wilkins (2011) Anatomy & Physiology Made Incredibly Easy! Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.
    (ISBN 9781901831221)

    * Lippincott Williams and Wilkins (2013) Pathophysiology Made Incredibly Easy! Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.
    (ISBN 978145116233)

    * Van der Kolk, B. (2015) The Body Keeps the Score. Penguin Books Ltd.
    (ISBN 9780141978611)

    * For the modules of psychology, a reader will be distributed digitally by the study coordinators (no extra costs).