Manual of Natural Veterinary Medicine: Science & Tradition

WYNN Susan G. & MARSDEN Steve [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9780323013543

Mosby 2002 1st Edition

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This practical guide synthesises the types of treatment available for specific diseases. It is a handy reference that provides readers with an understanding of complementary and alternative treatment options for more than 130 common disease states and describes a variety of possible approaches to small animal disorders. Concentrating on nutrition, herbs, traditional Chinese medicines, and physical therapies, the authors present both tradition- and evidence-based therapies for disorders not always responsive to conventional therapies. Features: >New & alternative therapies presented with scientific support, helping veterinarians explore new therapies with confidence >Helps veterinarians develop treatment plans - a giant leap from the large texts that simply introduce the therapies >Clearly explains esoteric concepts of traditional Chinese medicine in updated language for Western practitioners with no background in TCM >Practical, user-friendly pocket manual format allows for quick access in the clinical setting Contents: Part One: Fundamentals of Chinese Medicine >The meat & potatoes of Chinese medicine: the cooking pot analogy >Chinese medicine as a basis for an alternative medical approach Part Two: Clinical Strategies by Organ System >Therapies for behaviour disorders >Therapies for cardiovascular disorders >Therapies for dermatological disorders >Therapies for digestive disorders >Therapies for ear diseases >Therapies for endocrine disorders >Therapies for haematological & immunologic disorders >Therapies for infectious diseases >Therapies for liver diseases >Therapies for musculoskeletal disorders >Therapies for neoplastic disorders >Therapies for neurological disorders >Therapies for ophthalmologic disorders >Therapies for respiratory disorders >Therapies for reproductive disorders >Therapies for urologic disorders Appendices: >Appendix A: Guidelines for Homemade Diets >Appendix B: Chinese Food Therapy >Appendix C: Suggested Oral Herb Doses >Appendix D: Chinese Herb Cross Reference Table >Appendix E: Acupuncture Points Susan G. Wynn DVM, CVA, Wynn Clinic for Therapeutic Alternatives, Marietta, Georgia Steve Marsden DVM, ND, MSOM, LAc, Dipl C.H., Co-founder, Edmonton Holistic Veterinary Clinic, The Natural Path Clinic, Edmonton, Alberta; Instructor, American Association of Veterinary Acupuncture, International Veterinary Acupuncture Society, & Academy of Veterinary Acupuncturists of Canada


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