By Christina Matern

Praise for this book:

This is a welcome pocket reference for veterinarians who've already accomplished acupuncture education, yet should not but trained within the place or use of the entire issues. -- Lorrie Hale-Mitchell, DVM, collage of Illinois university of Veterinary Medicine

Skillfully integrating conventional thoughts of chinese language drugs with scientific adventure and smooth medical examine, Acupuncture for canines and Cats brings jointly all present details in a single handy ebook. Its atlas-style structure, highlighted by means of countless numbers of full-color images and aiding textual content, makes it excellent as a brief, straightforward reference within the hospital or education program.

Special Features:

  • An easy-to-use, double-page unfold designed for speedy retrieval of information--on the left, concise textual content describes the consequences, symptoms, localization, approach, and intensity of insertion for every acupuncture aspect; at the correct, high quality photos exhibit all recommendations
  • Bones and muscle groups were accurately drawn into each one photo, a worthy software for localization of issues
  • A accomplished dialogue of all acupuncture issues in all channels guarantees that you've complete mastery of the sphere
  • A whole advent to the rules of conventional chinese language medication (TCM), channel structures, TCM diagnostics, aspect choice, and element different types (such as Ting or Luo issues) offer a robust origin within the strategies of veterinary TCM

The in basic terms e-book to concentration completely on acupuncture for small animals, this convenient, pocket-size atlas is exclusive within the box. It bargains a wealth of useful wisdom and a pictorial reference for veterinarians, animal acupuncturists, scholars, and trainees whose aim is to supply the top point of therapy to the animals of their care.

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Fu are the bowels or hollow organs, which have the role of collecting and eliminating. The viscera and bowels are linked to the 12 main channels (see Chapter 4). 1 Viscera and bowels Viscera (yin) Bowels (yang) Liver Gallbladder Heart Small intestine Spleen Stomach Lung Large intestine Kidney Bladder Yin and Yang Yin and yang are complementary opposites that form the basis of all phenomena and events in the universe. They are a developmental stage in the cosmological sequence. The monad tai ji (Fig.

The ear, conveniently shaped like a kidney, is the sensory organ at which the kidney opens. ” Fig. 2 Yin and Yang sides on the dog. Wood The association here is with the dynamic properties of wind. The green color of a windy spring, sour taste, and rancid smell are also related to wood. Excessive anger injures the liver. Damage can often be seen in discolored sclera. Rage makes irate eyes appear reddish, tenses muscles, and causes them to remain tense. The mobility of the muscles, tendons, and the most mobile sensory organ of the body, that is, the eye with its numerous muscles, are associated with it (pure muscle mass, however, is related to the earth phase).

Illustrator: Piotr Gusta, Champigny sur Marne, France. com Cover design: Thieme Publishing Group Typesetting by Druckhaus Götz GmbH, Ludwigsburg, Germany Printed in China by Everbest Printing Co. Ltd. ISBN 978-3-13-154691-3 1 2 3 4 5 6 Important note: Medicine is an ever-changing science undergoing continual development. Research and clinical experience are continually expanding our knowledge, in particular our knowledge of proper treatment and drug therapy. Insofar as this book mentions any dosage or application, readers may rest assured that the authors, editors, and publishers have made every effort to ensure that such references are in accordance with the state of knowledge at the time of production of the book.

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