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Complementary Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses, 2E



AuthorNancy Scanlan

価格:13,970円 (本体 12,700円+税) 送料サービス

・Release: 2024

・ISBN: 9781394172016

・368 Pages

・Trim Size: 177.8 X 17.8 X 251.5 ・Paperback


Timely update of a practical reference book in complementary medicine with expansion of bibliographies, nutrition and diet, treatments, and therapies

Complementary Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses provides a broad overview of complementary veterinary medicine in general, designed as a reference book covering the most commonly used complementary modalities, with an explanation of each modality and its historical background, procedure guidelines, and usefulness, along with practical tips. A range of both common and lesser-known modalities are covered, including physical therapy, holistic nutrition, acupuncture, chiropractic, Chinese, Western, and Ayurvedic herbal medicine, homeopathy, aromatherapy, and grief counseling.

The text enables readers to assist with procedures associated with holistic medicine and knowledgeably discuss treatment options with clients. Outlining the respective roles of technicians and veterinarians throughout, Complementary Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses provides thorough coverage of integrative veterinary medicine in a user-friendly, digestible format. The book provides clinically-relevant patient history and release forms, a glossary of terms, quick reference charts, and contact information for additional resources and training.

Written by a highly qualified author with significant experience in the field, Complementary Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nursescovers sample topics such as:

  • TCM theory, chiropractic medicine, veterinary orthopedic manipulation (VOM), osteopathy, homeopathy, aromatherapy, and veterinary NAET
  • Homotoxicology, applied kinesiology (AK), bach flower therapy, glandulars, cold laser therapy, magnetic therapy, ozone therapy, and prolotherapy
  • BioNutritional analysis (BNA), immuno-augmentative therapy (IAT), color therapy, rife, EAV/Biotron, and animal communicators
  • Detoxification, nutraceuticals, general nutrition, trigger point therapy, reiki, shiatsu, tuina, underwater treadmill therapy, and herbal pharmacy procedures
  • Role of conventional medicine in a holistic practice, ozone therapy, pulsing magnetic field therapy, and assisi loop

A unique resource covering different modalities that can be used to effectively treat health problems in animal patients, Complementary Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nursesis an essential resource for veterinary technicians and nurses, along with veterinarians and dedicated pet owners who wish to move beyond basic consumer resources.

Table Of Contents

  • Preface to the Second Edition xxv
  • Preface to the Original Edition xxvii
  • About the Author xxix
  • Introduction xxxi
  • 1 What Is Holistic Medicine? 1
  • 2 The Role of the Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Nurse in the Holistic Practice 15
  • 3 Legal Implications 23
  • 4 Introduction to Modalities 29
  • 5 Holistic Training for Veterinary Technicians: Rehabilitation and Hospice Care 39
  • 6 The Touch Therapies 59
  • 7 Detoxification and Fasting 87
  • 8 Holistic Diet and Nutrition 105
  • 9 Nutraceuticals 123
  • 10 More Treatments with a Certification Program 163
  • 11 Other Commonly Employed Modalities 205
  • 12 Other Less Commonly Used Modalities 229
  • Appendix 1: Glossary 241
  • Appendix 2: Alphabetical List of Holistic Veterinary Modalities 245
  • Appendix 3: Where to Go for More Help 249
  • Appendix 4: Questions to Help Define the Scope of Your Practice 253
  • Appendix 5: Patient History Chart 257
  • Appendix 6: Consent Form 261
  • Appendix 7: Vaccination Consent Form 263
  • Appendix 8: Writing Case Reports 265
  • Appendix 9: Special Diets for Disease Problems 273
  • Appendix 10: Analysis of Some Homemade Diets 277
  • Appendix 11: Doses for Herbs 281
  • Appendix 12: Dosing Schedule for Homotoxicology Formulas 283
  • Appendix 13: Alphabetical List of Bach Flower Remedies 285
  • Appendix 14: How to Find a Holistic Veterinarian 287
  • Appendix 15: Inventory Management 289
  • Appendix 16: Medicating and Grooming 295
  • Complementary Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses 301
  • Index 307