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Complementary Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Scanlan, Nancy


2. Auflage Juli 2024
368 Seiten, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-394-17201-6
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Complementary Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses p>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 Nurses covers 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 Nurses is an essential resource for veterinary technicians and nurses, along with veterinarians and dedicated pet owners who wish to move beyond basic consumer resources.


Chapter 1
What is Holistic Medicine
Integration with conventional medicine

*Chapter 2
The role of the RVT or Veterinary Nurse
*Holistic examination procedures

Chapter 3
Legal implications

Chapter 4
Introduction to modalities
The role of conventional medicine in a holistic practice

*Chapter 5
Especially for RVTs and Veterinary Nurses: Physical therapy
Hospice and grief therapy--for humans and pets

*Herbal pharmacy procedures
Laser therapy - moved here

*Underwater treadmill
*Assisi loop

Chapter 6
Touch Therapies: Massage therapy (including Acupressure, Shiatsu and Tui Na)
Trigger point therapy

Chapter 7

*Chapter 8
*Special Diets

*Chapter 9
*Specific supplements of concern

*Chapter 10
For Veterinarians--Modalities with veterinary certification programs
Oriental Medicine
TCM theory
Chinese Herbal Medicine
Western herbal medicine
Ayurvedic medicine
VOM (Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation)
Veterinary NAET

Chapter 11
Other commonly employed modalities
(Homotoxicology - move to chapter 12)
Applied Kinesiology (AK)
Bach Flower Therapy
(Cold Laser - move to chapter 5)

Chapter 12
Other less commonly used modalities
Magnetic therapy
Ozone therapy
(Hyperbaric oxygen therapy - move to chapter 11)
(Pulsing Magnetic Field Therapy *and Assisi Loop - move to chapter 11)
NBT or BNA (BioNutritional Analysis)
Immuno-Augmentive Therapy (IAT)
Color therapy
Animal communicators

*Chapter 13
Where to go for more help

Nancy Scanlan, DVM (University of California, Davis), MSFP is a certified veterinary acupuncturist and practices complementary and alternative medicine in Siskiyou County, California. She is a past-President of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, past Executive Director of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Foundation, and a past-President of the Veterinary Botanical Medical Association. She is currently an Alternative Veterinary Medicine Consultant for Veterinary Information Network, and Special Projects Manager and liaison to the Registry of Approved Continuing Education for the College of Integrative Veterinary Therapies, in Queensland, Australia.

N. Scanlan, Shasta Lake Veterinary Clinic