Veterinary Acupuncture, 2nd edition (9780323009454)
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
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.
- Includes both modern and 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 and traditional acupuncture techniques, global research, and practical clinical details, in a single, complete resource!
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