Acupuncture for Dogs and Cats: A Pocket Atlas

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Thieme, Dec 14, 2011 - Medical - 384 pages
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Skillfully integrating traditional concepts of Chinese medicine with clinical experience and modern scientific research, Acupuncture for Dogs and Cats brings together all current information in one convenient book. Its atlas-style format, highlighted by hundreds of full-color photographs and supporting text, makes it ideal as a quick, user-friendly reference in the clinic or training program.

Special Features:
  • An easy-to-use, double-page spread designed for fast retrieval of information--on the left, concise text describes the effects, indications, localization, technique, and depth of insertion for each acupuncture point; on the right, high-quality photographs demonstrate all concepts
  • Bones and muscles have been precisely drawn into each photograph, a valuable tool for localization of points
  • A comprehensive discussion of all acupuncture points in all channels ensures that you have full mastery of the field
  • A complete introduction to the principles of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), channel systems, TCM diagnostics, point selection, and point categories (such as Ting or Luo points) provide a strong foundation in the concepts of veterinary TCM


  • The only book to focus solely on acupuncture for small animals, this handy, pocket-size atlas is unique in the field. It offers a wealth of practical knowledge and a pictorial reference for veterinarians, animal acupuncturists, students, and trainees whose goal is to provide the highest level of treatment to the animals in their care.
     

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    Contents

    II Atlas of Acupuncture Points
    59
    25 Subject Index
    354
    26 Points Index
    364
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    About the author (2011)

    Founding Director of German Veterinary Acupuncture Society e.V., Idstein, Germany

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