Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Dietetic diet: for convalescence

Introduction

Name

  • EC Directives: 93/74/EEC and 94/39/EC.
  • Feeding Stuffs Regulations 1995 (UK).

Class of drug

  • Dietetic pet food.

Description

Physical properties

  • High energy.
  • High essential nutrients.
  • Highly digestible ingredients.

Uses

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Indications

  • Debility.
  • Anorexia.
  • Cachexia.

Administration

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Precautions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Armstrong P J, Hand M S, Frederick G S (1990) Enteral nutrition by tube. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 20 (1), 237-275 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • Based on Small Animal Formulary. Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA. ISBN: 0 905214 44 7
  • Tennant B & Willoughby K The use of enteral nutrition in small animal medicine. (1993) Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian 15, 1954-1061.

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