A new book has just been published by Elsevier on the integration of East Asian medicine into contemporary healthcare. The book is co-edited by Volker Scheid and Hugh MacPherson and brings together contributions from acknowledged experts from a number of different disciplines. This includes clinical researchers, Chinese Medicine practitioners, historians, medical anthropologists, and experts in the social studies of science, technology and medicine. The book examines and debates the impact of the evidence-based medicine movement on the ongoing modernization of East Asian medical practices.