Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Dietetic diet: for convalescence

Contributor(s): 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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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Tennant B & Willoughby K (1993)The use of enteral nutrition in small animal medicine.Comp Contin Educ Pract Vet15, 1954-1061.
  • Armstrong P Jet al(1990)Enteral nutrition by tube.Vet Clin North Am (Small Animal Practice)20, 237-275.

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA. ISBN: 0 9052 1452 8.

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