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Nutritional advice for clinical practice
  1. Rachel H. Lumbis

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Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition Edited by Andrea J. Fascetti, and Sean J. Delaney 400 pages, hardback, £64.99. Wiley-Blackwell. 2012. ISBN 978 0 8138 0657 0

COMPLETE nutrition is essential for maintaining good health and, with the rising number of therapeutic diets that are available, it plays an increasingly important role in modulating many common diseases in animals. Thus, an understanding of basic nutritional principles and the application of nutrition in optimising the health and wellbeing of both fit and clinically affected companion animals is essential for all members of the veterinary healthcare team. As the title suggests, this book has been designed to offer nutritional advice that can be routinely applied in clinical practice and this is presented in a clear and succinct format. The list of contributors is impressive, and …

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