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By Nancy Scanlan

''Complementary medication for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses'' is the 1st source on holistic veterinary care written particularly for the veterinary technician. geared up through therapy modality, the booklet bargains functional details designed to aid readers increase an realizing of every modality, help with methods linked to holistic medication, and knowledgeably talk about treatments with consumers. Outlining the respective roles of technicians and veterinarians all through, this ebook is a welcome reference for readers trying to extend their wisdom of complementary veterinary drugs and introduce extra treatment plans of their perform

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5. ). Legal Implications 3 Registered veterinary technicians should be aware of the legal implications regarding various holistic treatments. Technicians should know the law for their state and be aware of how their state board views various types of holistic treatments. They should also know the requirements of other professions’ state boards regarding holistic treatments. For example, is direct supervision required for a chiropractor to practice on animals? Is the veterinarian the only person who may use chiropractic on animals or may a chiropractor work on an animal without the involvement of a veterinarian?

Human–animal bond (Chapter 5) Many pet owners have a strong bond with their pets that the human medical world may not recognize. Therapy dogs and service dogs have been ambassadors for this idea, and there are ways the technician can become involved with these animals and help support their use. TTouch (Chapter 6) Tellington TTouch is based on circular motions made by the fingers and hands in a form of gentle massage applied all over the body. It also includes specific exercises. Its purpose is not to physically massage muscles but rather to reconnect an animal with its body.

Some interactions of holistic methods and conventional methods are possible, especially when clients use them without consulting a veterinarian. Veterinarians need to know everything a pet is taking because of possible interactions. Holistic methods may look or sound strange unless the practitioner understands the background behind them. In human medicine, musculoskeletal problems are the focus of much of complementary medicine. In 2007, 37% of hospitals surveyed stated that they offered complementary/alternative medicine services.

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