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Cover for Calcium.

The sources, metabolism and biochemical functions of calcium; clinical signs, diagnosis and physiopathological effects of calcium deficiency and its negative impact on production performance; calcium requirements and calcium toxicity in cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry are presented.

Author(s)
Underwood, E. J.; Suttle, N. F.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851991283)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sulphur.

This chapter discusses the sources, metabolism (absorption, transport, storage and excretion) and functions of sulfur in ruminants, as well as the occurrence, predisposing factors, biochemical and clinical manifestations, diagnosis and prognosis, and prevention and control of sulfur deficiency. The ...

Author(s)
Underwood, E. J.; Suttle, N. F.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851991283)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cobalt.

This chapter discusses the sources, functions, requirement, metabolism and absorption of cobalt in ruminants. The occurrence, pathophysiology, biochemical and clinical manifestations and diagnosis of cobalt deficiency, cobalt responsive disorders and cobalt toxicity, as well as their prevention and ...

Author(s)
Underwood, E. J.; Suttle, N. F.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851991283)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Copper.

This chapter discusses the sources and metabolism (absorption, storage and transport) of copper in ruminants, as well as its interaction with other minerals like molybdenum. The occurrence, predisposing factors, biochemical and clinical manifestations, diagnosis and prognosis, and prevention and...

Author(s)
Underwood, E. J.; Suttle, N. F.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851991283)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Iodine.

This chapter discusses the sources, metabolism (absorption, transport, storage and excretion) and functions of iodine and goitrogens in ruminants. The occurrence, predisposing factors, biochemical and clinical manifestations, diagnosis and prognosis, and prevention and control of iodine deficiency...

Author(s)
Underwood, E. J.; Suttle, N. F.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851991283)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Metabolic bone disease in long-term HPN in adults.

The different aspects of metabolic bone disease in adults undergoing long-term home parenteral nutrition (HPN) are discussed, including its pathophysiology, clinical aspects, diagnosis, prevention and treatment. Also, information on the different factors that influence the development of this...

Author(s)
Pironi, L.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931568)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Short bowel syndrome.

The pathophysiology, clinical aspects and medical treatment of short bowel syndrome are discussed. Also, discussions on the application of nutritional and dietetic treatment (with and without home parenteral nutrition), as well as surgical and hormonal therapy (including their respective...

Author(s)
Messing, B.; Joly, F.; Jeppesen, P.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931568)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction.

The pathophysiology, diagnosis, epidemiology, clinical aspects, complications, prognosis and nutritional support and overall management (including surgery) of chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction are discussed.

Author(s)
Joly, F.; Amiot, A.; Messing, B.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931568)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Radiation enteropathy.

The indication for home parenteral nutrition in patients with radiation enteropathy is discussed, including the nutritional regimen, outcome, survival, rehabilitation and resumption of oral intake in this group of patients. The pathophysiology, clinical aspects and epidemiology of radiation...

Author(s)
Bozzetti, F.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931568)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pathogenic mechanisms in giardiasis and cryptosporidiosis.

This chapter elaborates on pathogenic processes responsible for the production of symptoms during giardiasis and cryptosporidiosis. To date, research findings indicate that both infections share a number of these processes. Infection appears to cause diarrhoea via a combination of intestinal...

Author(s)
Buret, A. G.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933913)
Type
Book chapter

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