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Nutrition for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses [electronic resource]

Wortinger, Ann
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
Language
English
Related Title
Virtual Library of Virginia EBL DDA purchased title
ISBN
1299606776 (ebk), 9781299606777 (ebk), 9781118688366, 1118688368
Summary
Nutrition for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses serves an introduction to the fundamentals of nutrition and also a guide to monitoring the nutritional needs of patients in daily practice. Students will benefit from the clear and consistent approach to basic principles of nutrition. Practicing technicians and nurses will appreciate the practical applications and techniques for managing the nutritional needs of both sick and healthy patients and guidance for educating clients. Focusing on the unique interests of technicians and nurses, the book is not only relevant and technical but also.
Contents
  • TItle Page; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; SECTION 1 Basics of Nutrition; 1 Nutrients and Energy; 2 Water; 3 Carbohydrates; 4 Fats; 5 Protein and Amino Acids; 6 Vitamins; 7 Minerals; 8 Digestion and Absorption; 9 Energy Balance; SECTION 2 Nutritional Requirements of Dogs and Cats; 10 History and Regulation of Pet Foods; 11 Pet Food Labels; 12 Nutrient Content of Pet Foods; 13 Types of Pet Foods; 14 Raw Food Diets: Fact versus Fiction; 15 Pet Food Preservatives; 16 Homemade Diets; SECTION 3 Feeding Management for Dogs and Cats; 17 Feeding Regimens for Dogs and Cats.
  • 18 Body Condition Scoring19 Pregnancy and Lactation in Dogs; 20 Pregnancy and Lactation in Cats; 21 Neonatal Puppies and Kittens; 22 Growth in Dogs; 23 Growth in Cats; 24 Adult Maintenance in Dogs; 25 Adult Maintenance in Cats; 26 Feeding the Healthy Geriatric Dog and Cat; 27 Performance and Dogs; 28 Nutritional Requirements of Cats; 29 Nutrition Myths; 30 Nutritional Support; 31 Assisted Feeding in Dogs and Cats; Webliography; Index.
Description
1 online resource.
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