Nutrition and the critically ill horse

Bettina M. Dunkel, Pamela A. Wilkins

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A nutritional plan should be incorporated into every treatment plan of the critically ill patient. Weight loss and cachexia are the result of prevalence of catabolic processes over anabolic processes in addition to absolute or relative increased demands and decreased food intake.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)107-126
Number of pages20
JournalVeterinary Clinics of North America - Equine Practice
Issue number1
StatePublished - Apr 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Equine


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