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Care and use of feeding tubes in dogs and cats.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16960046     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Feeding tubes are an accepted way of providing nutritional support for animals unable or unwilling to consume adequate calories on their own. This article provides information on the indications for the use of feeding tubes in small animals, the types of tubes available, and ways to initiate nutritional support once the tubes are in place. The pros and cons of the various tubes are discussed, as well as potential complications.
Authors:
Ann Wortinger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association     Volume:  42     ISSN:  1547-3317     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Anim Hosp Assoc     Publication Date:    2006 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-09-08     Completed Date:  2008-07-08     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0415027     Medline TA:  J Am Anim Hosp Assoc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  401-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Veterinary Technology Program, Wayne State University, 540 East Canfield, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animal Feed / standards
Animals
Cat Diseases / therapy*
Cats
Critical Care / methods*
Dog Diseases / therapy*
Dogs
Enteral Nutrition / instrumentation,  methods,  veterinary*
Intubation, Gastrointestinal / veterinary

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