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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. * Provides a complete reference to veterinary nutrition, from the fundamentals to feeding companion animals of any age and health status * Adds information on nutrition in birds, small mammals, and horses to the existing dog and cat coverage * * Presents a new section on managing disease…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
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. * Provides a complete reference to veterinary nutrition, from the fundamentals to feeding companion animals of any age and health status * Adds information on nutrition in birds, small mammals, and horses to the existing dog and cat coverage * * Presents a new section on managing disease through nutrition, with 10 new disease chapters * Offers additional new chapters on nutritional calculations, types of pet foods, raw food diets, additives and preservatives, nutrition myths, nutritional support, and assisted feeding * Includes access to a companion website with case studies, review questions and answers, and the figures from the book in PowerPoint
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  • Verlag: John Wiley & Sons / John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • 2nd Edition
  • Seitenzahl: 272
  • Erscheinungstermin: 12. Juni 2015
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 191mm x 246mm x 14mm
  • Gewicht: 588g
  • ISBN-13: 9781118509272
  • ISBN-10: 1118509277
  • Artikelnr.: 42340369
Autorenporträt
Ann Wortinger, BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM, Nutrition) is Hospital Administrator for Affiliated Veterinary Emergency Service PC in Allen Park, Michigan, USA. Kara M. Burns, MS, MEd, LVT, VTS (Nutrition), is President of the Academy of Veterinary Nutrition Technicians. Ms. Burns teaches nutrition courses through VSPN and VetMedTeam and is an independent nutritional consultant.
Inhaltsangabe
Section 1: Basics of Nutrition
Chapter 1: Nutrients and Energy
Chapter 2: Water
Chapter 3: Carbohydrates
Chapter 4: Fats
Chapter 5: Protein and Amino Acids
Chapter 6: Vitamins
Chapter 7: Minerals
Chapter 8: Digestion and Absorption
Chapter 9: Energy Balance
Chapter 10: Nutrition Calculations
Section 2: Nutritional Requirements of Dogs and Cats
Chapter 11: History and Regulation of Pet Foods
Chapter 12: Pet Food Labels
Chapter 13: Nutrient Content of Pet Foods
Chapter 14: Types of Pet Foods
Chapter 15: Raw Food Diets: Fact versus Fiction
Chapter 16: Additives and Pet Food Preservatives
Chapter 17: Home-made Diets
Section 3: Feeding Management of Dogs and Cats
Chapter 18: Feeding Regimens for Dogs and Cats
Chapter 19: Body Condition Scoring
Chapter 20: Pregnancy and Lactation in Dogs
Chapter 21: Pregnancy and Lactation in Cats
Chapter 22: Neonatal Puppies and Kittens
Chapter 23: Growth in Dogs
Chapter 24: Growth in Cats
Chapter 25: Adult Maintenance in Dogs
Chapter 26: Adult Maintenance in Cats
Chapter 27: Feeding the Healthy Geriatric Dog and Cat
Chapter 28: Performance and Dogs
Chapter 29: Nutritional Requirements of Cats
Chapter 30: Nutrition Myths
Chapter 31: Nutritional Support
Chapter 32: Assisted Feeding in Dogs and Cats
Section 4: Nutritional Management of Disease
Chapter 33: Gastrointestinal Disorders
Chapter 34: Hepatic Disease
Chapter 35: Weight Management
Chapter 36: Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease
Chapter 37: Dermatology
Chapter 38: Endocrinology
Chapter 39: Cancer
Chapter 40: Refeeding Syndrome
Chapter 41: Cardiac Disease
Chapter 42: Musculoskeletal
Section 5: Feeding Management of Other Species
Chapter 43: Avian
Chapter 44: Small Mammals
Chapter 45: Equine