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Alternative Veterinary Medicine Handbook
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Complementary and Alternative Veterinary Medicine Considered
by David W. Ramey

Complementary and Alternative Veterinary Medicine Considered discusses the history, science and ethics behind such therapies. It thoroughly examines a variety of CAVM therapies and asks important questions regarding alternative treatments.

Examples include:

  • Is acupuncture effective in pain relief?
  • What is homeopathy?
  • What is the history behind chiropractic?
  • What does the research say (and not say) about various CAVM modalities?
  • What are the ethical and regulatory considerations concerning such therapies?

This book has the answers to those questions and more. It evaluates various prevalent therapies, and gives veterinarians the ethical and scientific bases they need to make sound decisions regarding CAVM therapies.

Coverage includes but is not limited to:

  • Acupuncture and acupressure
  • Energy medicine
  • Manual therapy (chiropractic)
  • Manual therapy (massage)
  • Magnetic and electromagnetic therapy
  • Laser and light therapy
  • Homeopathy
  • Herbal therapy

Contents

  1. The Braid of the Alternative Medicine Movement
  2. Historical Aspects of Some CAVM Therapies
  3. Science and Medical Therapy
  4. Ethics, Evidence, and Medicine
  5. Placebos and Perceptions of Therapeutic Efficacy
  6. Hope
  7. Scientific Aspects of CAVM
  8. Untested Therapies and Medical Anarchism
  9. Regulatory Considerations

Index

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Veterinary Medicine Considered

by David W. Ramey
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