Implementing Animal Therapy into Current Medicinal Practices
| Contributor(s):: Jenna Schiefelbein
• The purpose of this study was to explore an unconventional intervention of medicine; specifically the integration of animals into current healthcare practices. • The review of literature evaluated the implementation of animal therapy in medicine, both in the past and...
tool to measure impact of AAP for refugees or PTSD/anxiety
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I am looking for any pre-existing tools to measure the impact of AAP with refugees or a PTSD or anxiety measuring tool combined with AAP. please email firstname.lastname@example.org...
Bundling Interventions to Enhance Pain Care Quality (BITE Pain) in Medical Surgical Patients
| Contributor(s):: Rice, K. L., Castex, J., Redmond, M., Burton, J., Guo, J. W., Beck, S. L.
2016 AAHA/IAAHPC End-of-Life Care Guidelines
| Contributor(s):: Bishop, G., Cooney, K., Cox, S., Downing, R., Mitchener, K., Shanan, A., Soares, N., Stevens, B., Wynn, T.
Using the Horse Grimace Scale (HGS) to Assess Pain Associated with Acute Laminitis in Horses (Equus caballus)
| Contributor(s):: Emanuela Dalla Costa, Diana Stucke, Francesca Dai, Michela Minero, Matthew C. Leach, Dirk Lebelt
Acute laminitis is a common equine disease characterized by intense foot pain, both acutely and chronically. The Obel grading system is the most widely accepted method for describing the severity of laminitis by equine practitioners, however this method requires movement (walk and trot) of the...
The effect of horse simulator riding on visual analogue scale, body composition and trunk strength in the patients with chronic low back pain
| Contributor(s):: Yoo, J. H., Kim, S. E., Lee, M. G., Jin, J. J., Hong, J., Choi, Y. T., Kim, M. H., Jee, Y. S.
Ride 'em cowboy! The therapeutics of virtual reality technology and simulation
| Contributor(s):: Citrome, L.
Effect of a Core Conditioning Program on Lumbar Paraspinal Area, Asymmetry and Pain Score in Military Working Dogs with Lumbosacral Pain
| Contributor(s):: Andrea Leigh Henderson
Introduction: Lumbosacral pain and stenosis are common causes of retirement from duty for Military Working Dogs (MWDs). Working dogs that receive surgical management for this condition often have a poor prognosis for return to duty after recovery. Humans with chronic low back pain demonstrate...
Can you help when it hurts? Dogs as potential pain relief stimuli for children with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities
| Contributor(s):: Lima, M., Silva, K., Amaral, I., Magalhaes, A., de Sousa, L.
Pain Management for Animals Used in Science: Views of Scientists and Veterinarians in Canada
| Contributor(s):: Nicole Fenwick, Shannon E.g. Duffus, Gilly Griffin
To explore the challenges and opportunities for pain management for animals used in research an interview study with 9 veterinarians, 3 veterinarian-scientists and 9 scientists, all engaged in animal-based studies in Canada, was carried out. Our broader aim was to contribute to further discussion...
The Role and Impact of Animals with Pediatric Patients
| Contributor(s):: Tielsch Goddard, Anna, Gilmer, Mary Jo
Animal‐assisted therapy at an outpatient pain management clinic
| Contributor(s):: Marcus, Dawn A., Bernstein, Cheryl D., Constantin, Janet M., Kunkel, Frank A., Breuer, Paula, Hanlon, Raymond B.
Self-other's perspective taking: The use of therapeutic robot companions as social agents for reducing pain and anxiety in pediatric patients
| Contributor(s):: Okita, Sandra Y.
Animal-assisted therapies are becoming more common
| Contributor(s):: Willens, J. S.
Palliative care and use of animal-assisted therapy
| Contributor(s):: Engelman, S. R.
Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Hospice: The National Home and Hospice Care Survey: United States, 2007
| Contributor(s):: Anita Bercovitz, Manisha Sengupta, Adrienne Jones, Lauren D. Harris-Kojetin
Objective—This report presents national estimates on the provision and use of complementary and alternative therapies (CAT) in hospice. Comparisons of organizational characteristics of hospice care providers are presented by whether the provider offered CAT. Comparisons of...
Animal Ethics and the Law
| Contributor(s):: Bernard E. Rollin
Everyone reading this Article is doubtless aware of the woeful lack of legal protection for farm animals in the United States. Not only do the laws fail to assure even a minimally decent life for the majority of these animals, they do not provide protection against the most egregious treatment....
The science behind animal-assisted therapy
| Contributor(s):: Marcus, D. A.
A Reference Source for the Recognition & Alleviation of Pain & Distress in Animals
| Contributor(s):: Richard L. Crawford
The Animal Welfare Information Center was established under the 1985 amendments to the Animal Welfare Act (Sect. 13(e)) and is required to provide specific information to the research community. One of these requirements deals with providing information which would minimize pain and distress to...