Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition

Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition

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Edited by Andrea J. Fascetti, Edited by Sean J. Delaney

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  • Publisher: Iowa State University Press
  • Format: Hardback | 400 pages
  • Dimensions: 192mm x 260mm x 26mm | 1,039g
  • Publication date: 7 February 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Arnes, AI
  • ISBN 10: 0813806577
  • ISBN 13: 9780813806570
  • Edition: 1
  • Edition statement: New.
  • Sales rank: 330,002

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Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition provides current,clinically relevant nutritional advice intended for use in dailycanine and feline practice. Highly practical, the bookemphasizes solutions for integrating nutrition into clinicalpractice, with introductory chapters covering the foundation andscience behind the recommendations and extensive references forfurther reading. Written by a group of leading veterinarynutritionists, Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition is avaluable resource on the principles of animal nutrition and feedingpractices in healthy or diseased dogs and cats. The book begins with an overview of basic nutrition, energyrequirements, and the basics of product guides, pet foods,home-prepared diets and dietary supplements. Subsequentchapters delve into feeding the healthy dog and cat, nutrition forweight management, and nutritional principles for a variety ofdiseases, with the final chapters covering enteral and parenteralnutrition. Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition is adaily reference for veterinary practitioners, students, andresidents seeking authoritative information on feeding animals.

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Andrea Fascetti, VMD, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Clinical Nutrition in the Department of Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis, and a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Nutrition. Sean Delaney, DVM, is a lecturer in Small Animal Nutrition, VMTH, University of California, Davis, Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Nutrition, and a principal consultant for Davis Veterinary Medical Consulting P.C.

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Nevertheless, this text will still be a very valuableaddition to all small animal veterinary practice libraries andwould be particularly useful to veterinary students, veterinarynurses and technicians, general practitioners and specialistsalike. The text is also priced very competitively and offers verygood value for the money. (The VeterinaryJournal, 1 October 2013) It would be a valuable addition to the library ofveterinary student, practitioners, and academicians. (Journal of The American Veterinary Medical Association, 15June 2012) In summary, as a reference for the basics of nutritionand for nutritional therapy of disorders this book is highlyrecommended for any practitioner working with small animals.Further, it will be an invaluable tool for furthering the educationof veterinary students and residents and I hope this is the firstof many future editions as research in veterinary nutritionexpands. (Journal of Small Animal Practice, 1April 2013) This book will make a valuable addition to any generalpractice library. While aimed at veterinary practitioners, studentsand residents of multiple disciplines, the broad content andprovision of practical information also makes this an invaluableand useful reference for student and qualified veterinary nursesand anyone with an interest in companion animal nutrition." (Veterinary Record, 3 November 2012) This book, written by more than twenty well known andqualified nutritionists, provides a lot of information for thepractitioner ... This is scientifically proven and great forcompliance. (Vets Today, 1 October 2012) In summary, as a reference for the basics of nutritionand for nutritional therapy of disorders this book is highlyrecommended for any practitioner working with small animals.Further, it will be an invaluable tool for furthering the educationof veterinary students and residents and I hope this is the firstof many future editions as research in veterinary nutritionexpands. (JSAP, 2012) "Overall, Applied veterinary clinical nutrition is a veryuser-friendly textbook that will help veterinarians make accurateand useful recommendations for the nutritional treatment of commondiseases in small animal medicine." (AVJ, 2012)

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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

Table of contents

Contributors vii Preface and Acknowledgments ix 1 Integration of Nutrition into Clinical Practice 3 Sean J. Delaney, Andrea J. Fascetti, and Paul Brentson 2 Basic Nutrition Overview 9 Sean J. Delaney and Andrea J. Fascetti 3 Determining Energy Requirements 23 Jon J. Ramsey 4 Nutritional and Energy Requirements for Performance 47 Richard C. Hill 5 Nutraceuticals and Dietary Supplements 57 David A. Dzanis 6 Using Pet Food Labels and Product Guides 69 Sean J. Delaney and Andrea J. Fascetti 7 Feeding the Healthy Dog and Cat 75 Andrea J. Fascetti and Sean J. Delaney 8 Commercial and Home-Prepared Diets 95 Andrea J. Fascetti and Sean J. Delaney 9 Nutritional Management of Body Weight 109 Kathryn E. Michel 10 Nutritional Management of Orthopedic Diseases 125 Herman Hazewinkel 11 Nutritional Management of Skin Diseases 157 Catherine A. Outerbridge 12 Nutritional Management of Gastrointestinal Diseases 175 Nick Cave 13 Nutritional Management of Exocrine Pancreatic Diseases221 Cecilia Villaverde 14 Nutritional Management of Hepatobiliary Diseases 235 Stanley L. Marks 15 Nutritional Management of Kidney Disease 251 Denise A. Elliott 16 Nutritional Management of Lower Urinary Tract Disease269 Joe Bartges and Claudia Kirk 17 Nutritional Management of Endocrine Diseases 289 Andrea J. Fascetti and Sean J. Delaney 18 Nutritional Management of Cardiovascular Diseases 301 Lisa M. Freeman and John E. Rush 19 Nutritional Management of Oncological Diseases 315 Glenna E. Mauldin 20 Enteral Nutrition and Tube Feeding 329 Jennifer A. Larsen 21 Parenteral Nutrition 353 Sally C. Perea Index 375