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  1. The positive influence of animals: Animal-assisted therapy in acute care

    Contributor(s):: Beth E. Barba

    Animal Assisted Therapy is a therapeutic nursing intervention that brings animals together with persons with physical and/or emotional needs as a way of meeting those needs. It is based on the growing knowledge of benefits that animals provide to the sick, elderly, and isolated. A model for a...