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A complete guide to maggot therapy : clinical practice, therapeutic principles, production, distribution, and ethics / Edited by Frank Stadler

Contributor(s): Stadler, Frank [editor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge : Open Book Publishers, 2022Description: 1 online resource (430 pages) : color illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781800647305.Subject(s): Wounds and injuries -- Treatment | MaggotsOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Part 1. Clinical practice
Living with a chronic wound
Wound aetiologies, patient characteristics, and healthcare settings amenable to maggot therapy
Indications, contraindications, interactions, and side-effects of maggot therapy
Medicinal maggot application and maggot therapy dressing technology
Clinical integration of maggot therapy
Part 2. Therapeutic principles
The natural history of medicinal flies
Maggot debridement
The antimicrobial activity of medicinal maggots
Maggot-assisted wound healing
Bioprospecting and testing of new fly species for maggot therapy
Part 3. Production of medicinal maggots
Laboratory and insectary infrastructure and equipment
Fly colony establishment, quality control and improvement
Medicinal maggot production
Establishment of a medical maggot rearing facility and maggot therapy programme for human and veterinary medicine in Kenya
Part 4. Logistics
Packaging technology
Distribution logistics
Drone-assisted medicinal maggot distribution in compromised healthcare settings
Part 5. Ethics
The ethics of maggot therapy
Note(s):
Includes bibliographical references.
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Includes bibliographical references.

Part 1. Clinical practice

Living with a chronic wound

Wound aetiologies, patient characteristics, and healthcare settings amenable to maggot therapy

Indications, contraindications, interactions, and side-effects of maggot therapy

Medicinal maggot application and maggot therapy dressing technology

Clinical integration of maggot therapy

Part 2. Therapeutic principles

The natural history of medicinal flies

Maggot debridement

The antimicrobial activity of medicinal maggots

Maggot-assisted wound healing

Bioprospecting and testing of new fly species for maggot therapy

Part 3. Production of medicinal maggots

Laboratory and insectary infrastructure and equipment

Fly colony establishment, quality control and improvement

Medicinal maggot production

Establishment of a medical maggot rearing facility and maggot therapy programme for human and veterinary medicine in Kenya

Part 4. Logistics

Packaging technology

Distribution logistics

Drone-assisted medicinal maggot distribution in compromised healthcare settings

Part 5. Ethics

The ethics of maggot therapy

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