Acupuncture, Trigger Points and Musculoskeletal Pain

A Scientific Approach to Acupuncture for Use by Doctors and Physiotherapists in the Diagnosis and Management of Myofascial Trigger Point Pain

Author: Peter Baldry

Publisher: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: N.A

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 367

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This new edition of this highly successful book describes how musculoskeletal pain can be simply and effectively treated by acupuncture. Building on a thorough review of the scientific evidence available, the provides a detailed and practical account of the many different forms of musculoskeletal pain and the specific ways in which acupuncture can be applied effectively to trigger points to alleviate this pain. Case studies are included to aid diagnosis and choice of treatment. Evidence-based, up-to-date, and detailed information on trigger points, musculoskeletal pain, and the physiology of pain provide the most authoritative assessments available on this topic. Practical, step-by-step treatment guidelines help readers apply key concepts to actual practice. Clear illustrations demonstrate important techniques and areas of pain and needling. Expanded coverage of fibromyalgia and the neurophysiology of myofascial trigger points includes common symptoms and treatments. More information on new treatment options for the common problem of whiplash injuries. Expanded chapter on fibromyalgia Expanded chapter on the neurophysiology of myofascial trigger points Revised and updated throughout to include all relevant clinical trial information More information on whiplash injuries New chapter on complex regional pain syndromes

Acupuncture, Trigger Points and Musculoskeletal Pain - Pageburst E-book on Vitalsource

Author: Peter E. Baldry

Publisher: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 9780702064197

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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This new edition of this highly successful book describes how musculoskeletal pain can be simply and effectively treated by acupuncture. Building on a thorough review of the scientific evidence available, the provides a detailed and practical account of the many different forms of musculoskeletal pain and the specific ways in which acupuncture can be applied effectively to trigger points to alleviate this pain. Case studies are included to aid diagnosis and choice of treatment. Evidence-based, up-to-date, and detailed information on trigger points, musculoskeletal pain, and the physiology of pain provide the most authoritative assessments available on this topic. Practical, step-by-step treatment guidelines help readers apply key concepts to actual practice. Clear illustrations demonstrate important techniques and areas of pain and needling. Expanded coverage of fibromyalgia and the neurophysiology of myofascial trigger points includes common symptoms and treatments. More information on new treatment options for the common problem of whiplash injuries. Expanded chapter on fibromyalgia Expanded chapter on the neurophysiology of myofascial trigger points Revised and updated throughout to include all relevant clinical trial information More information on whiplash injuries New chapter on complex regional pain syndromes

Myofasziale Schmerzen und Triggerpunkte

Diagnostik und evidenzbasierte Therapie. Die Top-30-Muskeln

Author: Peter Reilich,Christian Gröbli,Jan Dommerholt

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 343729346X

Category: Medical

Page: 232

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Wissenschaftlich fundiert werden Pathophysiologie, Diagnostik und Therapie myopfaszialer Schmerzsyndrome dargestellt. Sie erfahren alles über die Top-30-Muskeln, die für 80% der in der Praxis auftretenden Fälle verantwortlich sind. Atlasteil mit vielen hochwertigen Abbildungen erleichtern das Verständnis Genaue Anleitungen für gezielte und beschwerdespezifische Behandlungen Informationen zur Anwendung der Manuellen Therapie und des „Dry Needlings" Neu in der 2. Auflage: Sicherheitsaspekte beim Dry Needling, ultraschallgestütztes Dry Needling Überarbeitete Angaben zu Pathophysiologie, zu Akupunkturtechniken und zu sonstigen Verfahren Verfeinerte Darstellung der Schmerzsyndrome in den Fotos

Trigger Point Dry Needling E-Book

An Evidence and Clinical-Based Approach

Author: Jan Dommerholt,Cesar Fernandez de las Penas

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702075183

Category: Medical

Page: 304

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Since the publication of the first edition in 2013, the utilization of dry needling in clinical practice has expanded dramatically throughout the world. Indeed, more and more professionals have been using dry needling to effectively reducing acute and chronic pain, as well as improving motor performance, range of motion, and strength. Following the success of the previous edition, the updated Trigger Point Dry Needling: An Evidence and Clinical-Based Approach remains the first authoritative guide on the market. With a completely revised text and now full colour illustrations, it provides excellent clarity within content and images for even more uniform and consistent instructions on the needling techniques. Written and edited by a group of international experts, this is the most-up-to-date resource for physiotherapists, chiropractors, myotherapists, and other professionals as physicians, acupuncturists, osteopaths and athletic trainers. New chapters on the use of dry needling for Neurological Conditions and dry needling for Fascia, Scar, and Tendon; Clinical chapters with new full colour illustrations; Worldwide editors and contributors; New chapters on the use of dry needling for Neurological Conditions and dry needling for Fascia, Scar, and Tendon; Clinical chapters with new full colour illustrations; Worldwide editors and contributors;

The Manual of Trigger Point and Myofascial Therapy

Author: Dimitrios Kostopoulos,Konstantine Rizopoulos

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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This book "offers the reader a comprehensive therapeutic approach for the valuation and treatment of myofascial pain and musculoskeletal dysfunction." "The first section covers the theory and current research regarding myofascial trigger point syndrome. The second section includes the muscles that tend to have a higher incidence of myofascial involvement. Each muscle is supplemented by two pages of text, photographs and illustrations to better aid the student or clinician in an institutional or practice setting." - back cover.

Neck and Arm Pain Syndromes E-Book

Evidence-informed Screening, Diagnosis and Management

Author: Cesar Fernandez de las Penas,Joshua Cleland,Peter A. Huijbregts

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702048844

Category: Medical

Page: 560

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The first of its kind, Neck and Arm Pain Syndromes is a comprehensive evidence- and clinical-based book, covering research-based diagnosis, prognosis and management of neuromusculoskeletal pathologies and dysfunctions of the upper quadrant, including joint, muscle, myofascial and neural tissue approaches. It uniquely addresses the expanding role of the various health care professions which require increased knowledge and skills in screening for contra-indications and recognizing the need for medical-surgical referral. Neck and Arm Pain Syndromes also stresses the integration of experiential knowledge and a pathophysiologic rationale with current best evidence. the only one-stop guide for examination and treatment of the upper quadrant supported by accurate scientific and clinical-based data acknowledges the expanding direct access role of the various health professions both at the entry-level and postgraduate level addresses concerns among clinicians that research is overemphasized at the expense of experiential knowledge and pathophysiologic rationale multiple-contributed by expert clinicians and researchers with an international outlook covers diagnosis, prognosis and conservative treatment of the most commonly seen pain syndromes in clinical practice over 800 illustrations demonstrating examination procedures and techniques

Der unsichtbare Gorilla

Wie unser Gehirn sich täuschen lässt

Author: Christopher Chabris,Daniel Simons

Publisher: Piper Verlag

ISBN: 349295295X

Category: Psychology

Page: 400

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Christopher Chabris und Daniel Simons wurden durch ihr »Gorilla-Experiment« weltberühmt: Sie ließen einen Mann im Gorillakostüm durch ein Basketballspiel laufen – und die Hälfte der Zuschauer nahm ihn überhaupt nicht wahr. Überall lässt sich diese Unaufmerksamkeitsblindheit beobachten: Polizisten gehen an schweren Unfällen vorbei. Hollywoodfilme wimmeln von Fehlern. Denn unsere Wahrnehmung funktioniert absolut selektiv. Die Autoren entlarven die Beschränktheit unserer Wahrnehmung, unserer Fähigkeit zu erinnern und unserer Auffassungsgabe. Vor allem aber zeigen sie, wie oft wir völlig unbegründet auf unsere Intuitionen vertrauen. Und wie wir unserem Bewusstsein doch noch auf die Sprünge helfen können.

Advanced Techniques in Musculoskeletal Medicine & Physiotherapy

Using Minimally Invasive Therapies in Practice

Author: Fermín Valera Garrido,Francisco Minaya Muñoz

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702062340

Category: Musculoskeletal system

Page: 544

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Advanced Techniques in Musculoskeletal Medicine & Physiotherapy is a brand new, highly illustrated guide to the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. It demonstrates how to safely and effectively use selected minimally invasive therapies in practice. In addition to more well-established techniques such as acupuncture or dry needling, this ground-breaking resource also covers techniques including intratissue percutaneous electrolysis, mesotherapy, percutaneous needle tenotomy, and high volume image guided injections. Other featured chapters include those on specific musculoskeletal ultrasound such as sonoanatomy and ultrasound-guided procedures. Each chapter describes the principles, indications and contraindications, mechanisms of action and detailed outlines of techniques with an emphasis throughout on accessible practical information. Additionally, methodologies, research results and summaries of studies for particular minimally invasive therapies are presented. The book is also supported by a companion website - www.advancedtechniquesonline.com - containing procedural video clips, a full colour image library and interactive multiple choice questions (MCQs). skills-based and clinically-oriented - reinforced by the latest contemporary scientific medical research chapters on outcomes in clinical practice indications and contraindications discussed clinical cases, key terms and key points boxes used throughout companion website - www.advancedtechniquesonline.com - containing procedural video clips, full colour image bank and interactive MCQs

Triggerpunkt-Therapie bei Kopfschmerzen und Migräne

Ein Arbeitsbuch zur Selbstbehandlung und Schmerzlinderung

Author: Valerie DeLaune

Publisher: Junfermann Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3873879042

Category: Psychology

Page: 176

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Schätzungen zufolge leiden in Deutschland etwa 54 Millionen Menschen unter Kopfschmerzen und Migräne. Ein Patentrezept zur Linderung der Beschwerden gibt es nicht, und viele Betroffene sind sogar davon überzeugt, mit den Schmerzen leben zu müssen. In der Therapie werden jedoch noch immer viel zu häufig nur die Symptome behandelt anstatt die tiefer liegenden Gründe für die Schmerzen aufzuspüren. Valerie DeLaune gibt in ihrem Buch einen Überblick über die möglichen Ursachen von Kopfschmerz und Migräne und zeigt auf, welche Rolle verkrampfte Zonen in der Muskulatur, sogenannte Triggerpunkte, bei der Entstehung und Aufrechterhaltung spielen. Es wird erläutert, was Triggerpunkte genau sind, wie sie hervorgerufen werden und worauf Sie im Alltag achten sollten, um eine langfristige Besserung zu erzielen. Anleitungen für konkrete Übungen, bezogen auf die jeweiligen Muskelgruppen, erleichtern Ihnen zudem die erfolgreiche Selbstbehandlung und machen Sie zum Fachmann bzw. zur Fachfrau für Ihre Gesundheit. "Die Behandlung von Schmerzen ist wie Detektivarbeit - sowohl die Ursachen Ihrer Schmerzen als auch die therapeutischen Maßnahmen, durch die sie beseitigt werden können, unterliegen einer für Sie typischen, einzigartigen Kombination von Faktoren. Dieses Buch gibt Ihnen zahlreiche Hilfsmittel an die Hand, die Ihren Selbsterfahrungsprozess auf dem Weg zur Heilung Ihrer Schmerzen erleichtern können." - Valerie DeLaune

Clinical Reflexology E-Book

A Guide for Integrated Practice

Author: Denise Tiran,Peter A. Mackereth

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702048445

Category: Medical

Page: 224

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Clinical Reflexology takes the practitioner on a journey of examination, critical review and debate prior to making recommendations for best practice in reflexology. The phenomenal rise in interest by health professionals in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), and in particular touch therapies, has led to a need for texts that relate and integrate theory and practice to health care settings. Clinical Reflexology does this, expanding and exploring concepts introduced in the first edition. Many CAM books have been written for therapists working in private practice but many of these practitioners are also now working in healthcare settings. This book allows both groups to facilitate the greater integration of clinical reflexology in clinical practice. The book is divided into two sections. The first deals with key themes, including an up-to-date review of the research evidence and appropriate methodology, safe and supported practice and integration issues. All these themes are explored and discussed utilizing the available literature, analysis of models and concepts and are related specifically to health care practice. The second section focuses on the clinical application of reflexology and how it can be best adapted to the context. The contributors are committed pioneers in their field with a track record of integrating reflexology within clinical settings. Many are teachers, coordinators of therapy services and supervisors. ABOUT THE AUTHORS Dr Peter Mackereth is the Clinical Lead for Complementary Therapies and Smoking Cessation Services at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust Manchester. He is a registered nurse, and has worked in intensive care, neurology and oncology. Peter has an MA in Medical Ethics and has completed a PhD project examining reflexology vs. relaxation training for people with Multiple Sclerosis. An author and renowned speaker, Peter has held academic post in number of universities, most recently as Reader in Integrative Health at the University of Derby. Denise Tiran, a midwife, lecturer and reflex zone therapist, is an internationally aclaimed authority on complementary therapies in pregnancy and childbirth. She is Director of Expectancy, the leading provider of professional education on the safe use of complementary therapies in maternity care, including a special pregnancy course for reflexologists. Her latest book, Reflexology for Pregnancy and Childbirth, was published in January 2010.

A New American Acupuncture

Acupuncture Osteopathy, the Myofascial Release of the Bodymind's Holding Patterns

Author: Mark Seem

Publisher: Blue Poppy Enterprises, Inc.

ISBN: 9780936185446

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 157

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Acupuncture in Neurological Conditions E-Book

Author: Val Hopwood,Clare Donnellan

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702049948

Category: Medical

Page: 232

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Written by two leading experts in the field, Acupuncture in Neurological Conditions aims to improve patient care by combining Western and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) concepts of treatment. The language of TCM is uniquely combined with that of evidence-based clinical reasoning to provide an approach relevant to both acupuncture and physiotherapy clinical practice. All major types of neurological conditions encountered in clinical practical are examined. Chinese medical patterns relevant to the application of acupuncture are described, as well as key patterns of dysfunction based on a Western medical perspective. The place of acupuncture within the overall management of different neurological conditions is also discussed. Clinical reasoning options from both TCM and Western medical perspectives are provided, and illustrated by real cases from clinical practice forming a sound platform for true integrated medicine. Fully evidence-based Provides clinical reasoning options from TCM and Western medical perspectives Illustrates clinical reasoning with real cases from clinical practice Provides detailed examination of all major types of neurological conditions encountered in clinical practice.

Atlas of Pain Management Injection Techniques E-Book

Author: Steven D. Waldman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455728144

Category: Medical

Page: 520

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Master every essential pain management injection technique used today with Atlas of Pain Management Injection Techniques, 3rd Edition. With expert tips from leading authority Steven D. Waldman, MD, JD and abundant step-by-step color illustrations, you’ll see how to evaluate the causes of pain, identify the most promising injection approach, locate the injection site with precision, and deliver the relief your patients crave. From the head and neck to the foot and ankle - and everywhere between - this best-selling pain management reference equips you to perform a complete range of clinical injection techniques with greater confidence! Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you're using or where you're located. Perform each technique like an expert and avoid complications with clinical pearls in each chapter. Diagnose pain syndromes effectively with updated coverage encompassing the latest identification guidelines and definitions. See exactly how to proceed and fully understand the nuances of each technique thanks to hundreds of illustrations - many in full color, many new to this edition - demonstrating relevant anatomy, insertion sites, and more.

Acupuncture Treatment for Musculoskeletal Pain

A Textbook for Orthopaedics, Anesthesia, and Rehabilitation

Author: Harris Gellman

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9789057025167

Category: Medical

Page: 224

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Acupuncture Treatment for Musculoskeletal Pain covers the basics of acupuncture theory and explains the precepts of Eastern medicine. The text is written for orthopaedic surgeons, anesthesiologists and rehabilitation medicine specialists, and will aid them in their diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal pain -- both acute and chronic -- as well as arthritis. Readers of the text will progress on a journey through healing that will serve as a useful adjunct to the procedures and medications currently in use. The author breaks the subject down into three sections: Basics of Acupuncture, Acupuncture Treatment of the Muscoloskeletal Acupuncture Points and Indications, and Special Techniques.

Physical Therapy of the Shoulder - E-Book

Author: Robert A. Donatelli

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437715311

Category: Medical

Page: 488

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The leading reference on shoulder rehabilitation, Physical Therapy of the Shoulder, 5th Edition provides complete information on the functional anatomy of the shoulder, the mechanics of movement, and the evaluation and treatment of shoulder disorders. It promotes current, evidence-based practice with coverage of the latest rehabilitation and surgical techniques. Case studies show the clinical application of key principles, and follow the practice patterns from the APTA Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition, relating to shoulder disorders. Edited by Robert Donatelli, a well-known lecturer and consultant for professional athletes, this book includes a companion website with video clips demonstrating shoulder therapy techniques and procedures. State-of-the-art coverage details the latest rehabilitation and surgical techniques and procedures of shoulder disorders. The integration of practice patterns from the APTA Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition, demonstrates APTA guidelines for managing shoulder disorders. Case studies in each clinical chapter show the management of real-life situations. Video clips on the companion website demonstrate examination techniques, function tests, treatment techniques, and exercises. Updated neurology and surgery sections provide the most current, evidence-based practice parameters. New case studies are added to show the clinical application of therapy principles. Video clips on the companion Evolve website demonstrate additional techniques, exercises, and tests.

Leitbahnen der Akupunktur

Klinischer Einsatz der Sekundärleitbahnen und Außerordentlichen Gefäße

Author: Giovanni Maciocia

Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag

ISBN: 3437594036

Category: Medical

Page: 736

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Alle sekundären Leitbahnen in Wort und Bild Für jede Leitbahn Darstellung von Verlauf, klinische Anwendungsmöglichkeiten, klassischen Indikationen mit Zitaten aus Originalwerken, Punktbeschreibung und Anwendung am Praxisbeispiel 450 anschauliche Zeichnungen und Fließdiagramme

Modern Neuromuscular Techniques E-Book

Author: Leon Chaitow

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702050954

Category: Medical

Page: 340

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Fully updated throughout, this popular book explains the history, rationale, and detailed descriptions of the class of soft tissue manipulation methods known collectively as NMT techniques. Complete with accompanying website - www.chaitowonline.com - which contains film sequences of the author demonstrating the techniques, this book will be ideal for bodyworkers and acupuncturists in Europe, the USA and beyond. Facilitates the rapid and accurate identification of local soft-tissue dysfunction Explains the origin of soft tissue distress Provides diverse maps and explanations for the patterns of tender and trigger points seen daily in clinical practice Includes guidance on the use of NMT for the treatment of the symptoms of fibromyalgia and abdominal dysfunction Gives important guidance on the treatment of trigger points in treating lymphatic dysfunction Discusses the use of NMT in the management of pain and hyperventilation Explains the diagnostic and therapeutic value of tender reflex points related to viscero-somatic and somatic-visceral reflexes Describes both European and North American versions of NMT Provides a clear set of treatment options for all bodywork therapists and acupuncture practitioners Authored by a highly respected, internationally known teacher, practitioner and author, with contributions from three leading practitioners from the U.S. and Europe Contains a new chapter on the value of Thai Yoga massage, associated with NMT methodology Contains source material and commentary on the contribution of Raymond Nimmo DC in the evolution of NMT Website - www.chaitowonline.com - containing updated video clips demonstrating the application of NMT

Clinical Application of Neuromuscular Techniques, Volume 2 E-Book

The Lower Body

Author: Leon Chaitow,Judith DeLany

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702050946

Category: Medical

Page: 608

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Clinical Application of Neuromuscular Techniques, Volume 2 - The Lower Body discusses the theory and practice of the manual treatment of chronic pain, especially with regards to the soft tissues of the lower body. Authored by experts of international renown, this highly successful book provides a structural review of each region, including ligaments and functional anatomy, and includes step-by-step protocols that address each muscle of a region. The volume now comes with an EVOLVE site for instructors who can download the full text and images for teaching purposes. Provides a comprehensive ‘one-stop’ volume on the treatment of somatic pain and dysfunction Designed and written to meet the needs of those working with neuromuscular dysfunction in a variety of professions All muscles covered from the perspective of assessment and treatment of myofascial pain Describes normal anatomy and physiology as well as the associated dysfunction Gives indications for treatments and guidance on making the appropriate treatment choice for each patient Combines NMT, MET, PR and much more to give a variety of treatment options for each case Describes the different NMT techniques in relation to the joint anatomy involved Practical step-by-step descriptions provided to make usage easy Includes acupuncture, hydrotherapies and nutritional support as well as guidance for the patient in the use of self-help approaches Contains up-to-date evidence based content Presents the latest research findings underpinning the practice of NMT methodology from differing areas of practice Presents the increasingly refined ways of using the variety of MET methods to allow the reader to safely apply them in a variety of settings

Principles and Practice of Manual Therapeutics E-Book

Author: Patrick Coughlin

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702035890

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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Part of the Medical Guides to Complementary and Alternative Medicine Series, this comprehensive resource offers brief, yet thorough coverage of alternative and complementary hands-on therapies, including Chiropractic, Healing Touch/Therapeutic Touch, Reiki, and massage. Focusing on manipulative techniques and their therapeutic applications to common and un-common disorders, it addresses both Eastern and Western approaches to the discipline. Ideal for comparing and contrasting the various forms of manual therapeutics, it describes the basic philosophy and theories of the different methods, as well as the techniques themselves. It also provides an overview of the principal manual therapies practiced worldwide, the theories and rationale behind them, and practice algorithms.

Palliative Medicine and Hospice Care, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice - E-Book

Author: Tami Shearer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455709158

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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Introducing one of the first primers on palliative and hospice care for the small animal veterinarian! Guest edited by Dr. Tami Shearer, this volume will include topics such as: the history of pet hospice, delivery systems of veterinary hospice and palliative care, 5-step pet hospice plan, a veterinarian’s role in helping pet owners with decision making, quality of life assessment techniques, assessment and treatment of pain in life-limiting disease, the role of rehabilitation techniques for hospice and palliative care patients, the role of nutrition and alternative care methods in hospice and palliative care patients, emotional support tips, ethical considerations in life-limiting conditions, case studies, and much more!