INTERNAL MEDICINE AND PATIENT CLINICAL MANAGEMENT
Learning outcomes of the course unit
To provide students with information useful for the elaboration of a differential diagnosis which considers the role of food in the onset and course of pathologies affected by it.
Students are required to have passed the Food Nutrition and Feed Technology exam.
Course contents summary
Nutritional factors which can affect the health of animals being breed will be considered, particularly pets.
Factors which can positively and/or negatively condition the functioning of the gastroenterico apparatus and intestinal microbiotics will also be explored.
NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (NRC): Nutrient requirement of domestic animals: n. 1 Poultry (1994), n. 2 Pigs (1998), n. 3 Dairy Cattle (2001), n. 4 Beef Cattle (2000), n. 3 Sheep (1968), n. 6 Horses (1966), n. 9 Rabbits (1966), Nat. Acad. Sci., Washington. D.C.