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Dietetic diet: for convalescence

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Marge Chandler


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.
  • Highly digestible ingredients.

Uses

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Indications

  • Debility .
  • Anorexia .
  • Cachexia .

Administration

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Precautions

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Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Tennant B & Willoughby K (1993) The use of enteral nutrition in small animal medicine. Comp Contin Educ Pract Vet 15, 1954-1061.
  • Armstrong P J et al (1990) Enteral nutrition by tube. Vet Clin North Am (Small Animal Practice) 20, 237-275.

Other sources of information

  • Based on Small Animal Formulary. Tennant B (1999) 3rd edn. BSAVA, UK. ISBN: 0 9052 1452 8.
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