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Nutrition and Disease Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses, 2nd Edition

69,00€ 62,73€

Ann Wortinger, Kara Burns

Nutrition and Disease Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses, Second Edition offers a thorough update and significant expansion of this easy-to-use introduction to veterinary nutrition and diet, with broader species coverage, a new section on nutritional management of disease, and many new chapters.

Preface vii
Acknowledgements ix
About the Companion Website xi

Section 1: Basics of Nutrition
1 Nutrients and Energy 3
2 Water 9
3 Carbohydrates 12
4 Fats 16
5 Protein and Amino Acids 20
6 Vitamins 24
7 Minerals 33
8 Digestion and Absorption 38
9 Energy Balance 42
10 Nutrition Calculations 48

Section 2: Nutritional Requirements of Dogs and Cats
11 History and Regulation of Pet Foods 55
12 Pet Food Labels 59
13 Nutrient Content of Pet Foods 65
14 Types of Pet Foods 71
15 Raw Food Diets: Fact versus Fiction 76
16 Additives and Pet Food Preservatives 80
17 Homemade Diets 85

Section 3: Feeding Management of Dogs and Cats
18 Feeding Regimens for Dogs and Cats 93
19 Body Condition Scoring 99
20 Pregnancy and Lactation in Dogs 103
21 Pregnancy and Lactation in Cats 107
22 Neonatal Puppies and Kittens 110
23 Growth in Dogs 113
24 Growth in Cats 118
25 Adult Maintenance in Dogs 121
26 Adult Maintenance in Cats 124
27 Feeding the Healthy Geriatric Dog and Cat 128
28 Performance and Dogs 133
29 Nutritional Requirements of Cats 139
30 Nutrition Myths 144
31 Nutritional Support 149
32 Assisted Feeding in Dogs and Cats 157

Section 4: Nutritional Management of Disease
33 Nutritional Management of Gastrointestinal Disorders 169
34 Hepatic Disease 175
35 Weight Management 179
36 Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease 186
37 Dermatology 192
38 Endocrinology 197
39 Cancer 202
40 Refeeding Syndrome 208
41 Cardiac Disease 212
42 Musculoskeletal 217

Section 5: Feeding Management of Other Species
43 Avian 227
44 Small Pet Mammals 234
45 Equine 240

Index 247

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Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell (June 2015)
Language : English
Paperback : 272 pages
ISBN : 9781118509272