TITLE

MAGGOTS AND LEECHES: WHEN SCIENCE AND AESTHETICS COLLIDE

AUTHOR(S)
Dossey, Larry
PUB. DATE
July 2002
SOURCE
Alternative Therapies in Health & Medicine;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the use of maggots and leeches as alternative therapies. Description of the condition called myiasis; Treatment of suppurative wounds and clearing away of dead tissues using the larvae of certain flies; Problem of revulsion of patients toward maggots; Illnesses that can be treated with leeches.
ACCESSION #
6972285

 

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