Veterinary Acupuncture: Ancient Art to Modern Medicine

SCHOEN Allen [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9780323009454

Mosby 2001 2nd Edition

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This revision reflects major updating, expansion of hot topics, and coverage of trends, current areas of research interest, and controversies in veterinary acupuncture. The book begins with the history and concepts of acupuncture and continues with the anatomic and neurophysiologic basis of acupuncture, research on acupuncture, practical techniques, instrumentation, and point selection. Part two covers acupuncture in small animals, including a canine atlas, avian acupuncture, and chapters that focus on disorders grouped by body systems. Part three is devoted to acupuncture in large animals. It begins with three different equine atlases, followed by equine acupuncture treatment according to body system and concludes with acupuncture in cattle and a porcine acupuncture atlas. Part four covers failures in veterinary acupuncture and veterinary manipulative therapies. Features: >Includes both modern &traditional Chinese acupuncture atlases with superb illustrations. These atlases provide easy access to acupoint locations in a variety of species >Offers a clear understanding of how to successfully integrate traditional Chinese medicine with Western veterinary practice >Presents modern & traditional acupuncture techniques, global research, a&practical clinical details, in a single, complete resource! What's New: >New Global Research chapter includes translations of the latest research from China, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, and Brazil in one convenient resource >Includes revised canine and equine acupuncture atlases >Presents new approaches to the integration of traditional and western medicine >New chapter on acupuncture point formulas provides prescriptions for beginning veterinary acupuncturists. Contents: Part One: Fundamentals of Veterinary Acupuncture >1 History & concepts of veterinary acupuncture >2 Anatomy & classification of acupoints >3 Neurophysiologic basis of acupuncture >4 Research in veterinary acupuncture >5 Global acupuncture research: previously untranslated studies >6 Oriental concepts of acupuncture >7 Techniques & instrumentation >8 Acupuncture point selection Part Two: Acupuncture in Small Animals >9 Canine acupuncture atlas >10 Traditional Chinese medical diagnosis in small animals >11 Acupuncture for musculoskeletal disorders >12 Acupuncture for longitudinal muscle system approach to canine lameness >13 Acupuncture for neurologic disorders >14 Acupuncture for thoracolumbar &cervical disk disease >15 Trigger point therapy >16 Acupuncture for critical care >17 Acupuncture for cardiovascular disorders >18 Traditional Chinese medical treatment for heart disease >19 Acupuncture for chronic respiratory conditions >20 Acupuncture for gastrointestinal disorders >21 Acupuncture for reproductive disorders >22 Acupuncture for immunologic disorders >23 Acupuncture for dermatologic disorders >24 Acupuncture for surgical analgesia & postop analgesia with acupuncture >25 Gold bead implants >26 Acupuncture for the Avian Patient >27 Ear acupuncture >28 Incorporation of acupuncture into a small animal practice Part Three: Acupuncture in Large Animals >29 The location of equine back shu points: transpositional Chinese vs. traditional >30 Traditional equine acupuncture atlas >31 Transpositional equine acupuncture atlas, including cross reference of equine acupuncture points >32 Diagnostic acupuncture in horses >33 Acupuncture treatment for musculoskeletal & neurologic condition in horses >34 Acupuncture for treatment of chronic back pain in horses >35 Treatment of equine gastrointestinal disease with acupuncture >36 Acupuncture treatment for miscellaneous conditions in horses >37 Equine ting-zone therapy >38 Equine traditional Chinese medical diagnosis >39 Whole-horse approach to acupuncture in performance horses >40 Equine biomechanics in acupuncture >41 Acupuncture in cattle >42 Porcine acupuncture Part Four: Additional Topics >43 Failures in veterinary acupuncture >44 Veterinary manipulative therapies

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