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
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