Nutrition for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses / Edition 1

Nutrition for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses / Edition 1

by Ann Wortinger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813829135

ISBN-13: 9780813829135

Pub. Date: 03/28/2007

Publisher: Wiley

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

Overview

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 understandable and usable.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813829135
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/28/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Basics of Nutrition.

1. Energy and Nutrients.

2. Water.

3. Carbohydrates.

4. Fats.

5. Protein and Amino Acids.

6. Vitamins.

7. Minerals.

8. Digestion and Absorption.

9. Energy Balance.

Nutritional Requirements of Dogs and Cats.

10. Regulation of Pet Foods.

11. Reading Pet Food Labels.

12. Nutrient Content of Pet Foods.

13. Home-Prepared Pet Foods.

14. Food Safety.

Feeding Management for Dogs and Cats.

15. Feeding Regimens for Dogs and Cats.

16. Pregnancy and Lactation.

17. Neonatal Puppies and Kittens.

18. Growth.

19. Adult Maintenance.

20. Performance and Stress.

21. Geriatrics.

22. Nutritional Idiosyncrasies for Cats.

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