Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition

  • ID: 2221781
  • Book
  • 400 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition provides current, clinically relevant nutritional advice intended for use in daily canine and feline practice.  Highly practical, the book emphasizes solutions for integrating nutrition into clinical practice, with introductory chapters covering the foundation and science behind the recommendations and extensive references for further reading.  Written by a group of leading veterinary nutritionists,
Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition is a valuable resource on the principles of animal nutrition and feeding practices in healthy or diseased dogs and cats.

The book begins with an overview of basic nutrition, energy requirements, and the basics of product guides, pet foods, home–prepared diets and dietary supplements.  Subsequent chapters delve into feeding the healthy dog and cat, nutrition for weight management, and nutritional principles for a variety of diseases, with the final chapters covering enteral and parenteral nutrition.  Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition is a daily reference for veterinary practitioners, students, and residents seeking authoritative information on feeding animals.

Key features 

- Supplies authoritative information from the leading veterinary nutritionists
- Offers practical strategies for incorporating nutritional principles into daily clinical small animal practice
- Provides a reliable resource on feeding practices in both healthy and diseased dogs and cats
- Covers basic background information such as energy requirements and pet food choices as well as clinically oriented topics like weight management and nutritional management of disease
- Helps veterinary practitioners of all experience levels to confidently and competently make nutritional recommendations
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Contributors vii

Preface and Acknowledgments ix

1 Integration of Nutrition into Clinical Practice 3Sean J. Delaney, Andrea J. Fascetti, and Paul Brentson

2 Basic Nutrition Overview 9Sean J. Delaney and Andrea J. Fascetti

3 Determining Energy Requirements 23Jon J. Ramsey

4 Nutritional and Energy Requirements for Performance 47Richard C. Hill

5 Nutraceuticals and Dietary Supplements 57David A. Dzanis

6 Using Pet Food Labels and Product Guides 69Sean J. Delaney and Andrea J. Fascetti

7 Feeding the Healthy Dog and Cat 75Andrea J. Fascetti and Sean J. Delaney

8 Commercial and Home–Prepared Diets 95Andrea J. Fascetti and Sean J. Delaney

9 Nutritional Management of Body Weight 109Kathryn E. Michel

10 Nutritional Management of Orthopedic Diseases 125Herman Hazewinkel

11 Nutritional Management of Skin Diseases 157Catherine A. Outerbridge

12 Nutritional Management of Gastrointestinal Diseases 175Nick Cave

13 Nutritional Management of Exocrine Pancreatic Diseases 221Cecilia Villaverde

14 Nutritional Management of Hepatobiliary Diseases 235Stanley L. Marks

15 Nutritional Management of Kidney Disease 251Denise A. Elliott

16 Nutritional Management of Lower Urinary Tract Disease 269Joe Bartges and Claudia Kirk

17 Nutritional Management of Endocrine Diseases 289Andrea J. Fascetti and Sean J. Delaney

18 Nutritional Management of Cardiovascular Diseases 301Lisa M. Freeman and John E. Rush

19 Nutritional Management of Oncological Diseases 315Glenna E. Mauldin

20 Enteral Nutrition and Tube Feeding 329Jennifer A. Larsen

21 Parenteral Nutrition 353Sally C. Perea

Index 375

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Andrea J. Fascetti
Sean J. Delaney
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