Nutrition and Disease Management for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses

Author: Ann Wortinger


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  • ISBN: 9781118509272
  • Author: Ann Wortinger
  • Publ Date: 2015-05-12
  • Edition: 2
  • Pages: 0
  • Imprint: WILEY *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 272137

Table of Contents :

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


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

Author Biography:

Ann Wortinger, BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM, Nutrition) isHospital Administrator for Affiliated Veterinary Emergency ServicePC in Allen Park, Michigan, USA. Kara M. Burns, MS, MEd, LVT, VTS (Nutrition), is Presidentof the Academy of Veterinary Nutrition Technicians. Ms. Burnsteaches nutrition courses through VSPN and VetMedTeam and is anindependent nutritional consultant.


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