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Laser therapy in veterinary medicine - Photobiomodulation
Laser therapy in veterinary medicine - Photobiomodulation
1° ed., 490 pagg., 100 ill., John Wiley & Sons, maggio 2017
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Laser Therapy in Veterinary Medicine: Photobiomodulation is a complete guide to using therapeutic lasers to treat veterinary patients, focusing on practical information.
  • Offers a comprehensive resource for incorporating therapeutic lasers in veterinary practice
  • Focuses on practical information tailored for the veterinary clinic
  • Written by 37 leading experts in veterinary laser therapy
  • Provides a thorough foundation on this standard-of-care modality
  • Emphasizes clinical applications with a real-world approach

About the Editors xi
List of Contributors xiii
Foreword xv
Preface xvii
Disclaimer xix
Part I The History of Laser Therapy 1
1 The History of Laser Therapy 3
Ronald J. Riegel
Part II The Theory and Science of Laser Therapy 7
2 Fundamental Information 9
Ronald J. Riegel and John C. Godbold, Jr.
3 Laser Physics in Veterinary Medicine 19
Bryan J. Stephens
4 Therapy Laser Safety 29
Kenneth E. Bartels
5 Basic Principles of Photobiomodulation and Its Effects at the Cellular, Tissue, and System Levels 36
Juanita J. Anders, Ann Kobiela Ketz, and Xingjia Wu
Part III Practical Applications of Laser Therapy 53
6 General Principles of Laser Therapy 55
Jeffrey J. Smith
7 Contraindications, Special Considerations, and Precautions 67
John C. Godbold, Jr. and Ronald J. Riegel
Part IV Clinical Applications of Laser Therapy in Companion Animals 75
8 Laser Therapy and Pain Management 77
Jennifer F. Johnson
9 Intra- and Postoperative Laser Therapy 88
Steven Buijs and John C. Godbold, Jr.
10 Wounds 100
David S. Bradley
11 Dermatological and Non-musculoskeletal Soft-Tissue Conditions 114
Daniel M. Core and John C. Godbold, Jr.
12 Snake Bites 128
Barbara R. Gores
13 Musculoskeletal Disorders and Osteoarthritis 132
Lisa A. Miller
14 Upper and Lower Respiratory Conditions 150
Ray A. Arza
15 Oral Conditions 161
Ray A. Arza
16 Abdominal Conditions 169
Richard L. Godine
17 Neurological Conditions 179
Richard L. Godine
18 Laser Therapy for the Geriatric Patient 188
Erin O’Leary
19 Feline-Specific Conditions 198
Jennifer O. Lavallee and James Olson
Part V Clinical Applications of Laser Therapy in Canine Sports Medicine 213
20 Laser Therapy for the Canine Athlete 215
Debra Canapp
21 Discipline-Specific Canine Sports Medicine Applications 227
Deborah M. Gross
Part VI Clinical Applications of Laser Therapy in Companion Animal Rehabilitation 239
22 Laser Therapy and Multimodal Postoperative Rehabilitation 241
Jeffrey J. Smith
23 Laser Therapy and Injury Rehabilitation 252
Matthew W. Brunke
24 Laser Therapy and Multimodal Performance Maintenance 267
Deborah M. Gross
25 Laser Therapy and Geriatric Rehabilitation 277
Dianne Adjan Logan
Part VII Clinical Applications of Laser Therapy in Exotic Animals 285
26 Laser Therapy for Exotic Small Mammals 287
Jörg Mayer and Robert D. Ness
27 Laser Therapy for Birds 298
Robert D. Ness and Jörg Mayer
28 Laser Therapy for Reptiles 306
Jörg Mayer and Robert D. Ness
29 Laser Therapy for Aquatic Species 313
Donald W. Stremme
30 Zoological Applications of Laser Therapy 320
Liza Dadone and Tara Harrison
Part VIII Clinical Applications of Laser Therapy in Equine Practice 335
31 Fundamentals of Equine Laser Therapy 337
Ronald J. Riegel
32 Administering Laser Therapy to the Equine Patient 344
Ronald J. Riegel
33 Laserpuncture for the Equine Patient 369
Ronald J. Riegel
34 Laser Therapy for the Treatment of Equine Wounds 375
Ronald J. Riegel
35 Laser Therapy and Equine Performance Maintenance 390
Sean Redman
36 Laser Therapy and Multimodal Equine Rehabilitation 401
Brenda McDuffee
37 High-Intensity Laser Therapy for the Equine Patient 415
Damiano Fortuna
Part IX Clinical Applications of Laser Therapy in Food Animal Practice 423
38 Laser Therapy in Food-Animal Practice 425
Julie Gard
Part X Laser Therapy and Alternative and Regenerative Therapies 431
39 Laser Therapy and Acupuncture 433
Carolina Medina
40 Laser Therapy in Veterinary Regenerative Medicine 439
Debra Canapp
Part XI Integrating Laser Therapy into Veterinary Medicine 449
41 Successful Implementation and Marketing of Laser Therapy 451
Diane J. Miller
42 The Role of Veterinary Technicians and Nurses in Laser Therapy 461
Renaud Houyoux and Laura Kortelainen
43 Return on Investment for a Therapy Laser 471
David J. Fenoglio
Index 478

Ronald J. Riegel, DVM, is the Co-founder of the American Institute of Medical Laser Applications in Marysville, Ohio, USA.

John C. Godbold, Jr., DVM, is the Founder of Stonehaven Veterinary Consulting in Jackson, Tennessee, USA.

Codice Articolo: MEDIN217
ISBN: 9781119220114
Peso: 1700 g
Area: Tutte le specie
Disciplina: Medicina interna
IVA: Esente IVA