This is the 2nd of four volumes of Practical TCVM and describes the diagnosis and treatment of Small Animal Diseases.
The first volume, Practical Guide to Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine-Emergencies and 5-Element Syndromes, was published in 2014.
Two subsequent volumes cover TCVM for equines (14 chapters) and exotic species (13 chapters), respectively.
Each chapter of these volumes presents the complete TCVM treatment of disorders commonly seen in clinical practice.
In this volume, the most common TCVM Patterns for each conventional medical diagnosis in dogs and cats are discussed.
For each pattern, the etiology, clinical signs and treatment with acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, Tui-na, Food Therapy and lifestyle modification are described.
Finally, each chapter includes case examples to illustrate the treatments that have been described, and provide information on the success of the treatment.