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Biotherapy-- History, principles and practice : a practical guide to the diagnosis and treatment of disease using living organisms

Author: Martin Grassberger
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biotherapy as defined by the International Biotherapy Society is the use of living organisms in the treatment and diagnosis of human diseases. Although modern day Western medicine has often little understanding for living creatures in daily medical practice, there is a long-standing tradition in many of the biotherapy modalities. This volume is an evocative exploration of the history, scientific basis and practical  Read more...
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Grassberger, Martin.
Biotherapy - History, Principles and Practice : A Practical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Disease using Living Organisms.
Dordrecht : Springer, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Grassberger
ISBN: 9789400765856 9400765851 9400765843 9789400765849
OCLC Number: 847968022
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 309 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Biotherapy --
An Introduction / John C.T. Church --
Maggot Therapy / Ronald A. Sherman --
Hirudotherapy / Olga S. Gileva --
Apitherapy --
Bee Venom Therapy / Christopher M.H. Kim --
Apitherapy --
The Use of Honeybee Products / Theodore Cherbuliez --
Ichthyotherapy / Martin Grassberger --
Helminth Therapy / David E. Elliott --
Phage Therapy / Elizabeth M. Kutter --
Animal-Assisted Therapy: Benefits and Challenges / Mary Cole M. Couns --
Equine-Assisted Therapy: An Overview / Nina Ekholm Fry --
Canine Olfactory Detection of Human Disease / Claire Guest.fs.
Responsibility: Martin Grassberger [and others], editors.

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This book explores the history, the scientific basis and the practical uses of biotherapy modalities including Maggot Therapy, Hirudotherapy, Bee Venom Therapy, Apitherapy, Ichthyotherapy, Phage  Read more...

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