Chapter 4. Calculating Energy Requirements

  1. Margaret C. Moore MA, VN, Cert Ed, FETC. MIScT and
  2. Norman G. Palmer

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690444.ch4

Calculations for Veterinary Nurses

Calculations for Veterinary Nurses

How to Cite

Moore, M. C. and Palmer, N. G. (2001) Calculating Energy Requirements, in Calculations for Veterinary Nurses, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470690444.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 8 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632054985

Online ISBN: 9780470690444

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Keywords:

  • energy requirements;
  • animal at rest;
  • wolfhound;
  • patients;
  • surgery

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Basal Energy Requirement — BER

  • Resting Energy Requirement — RER

  • Maintenance Energy Requirement — MER

  • Illness Energy Requirement — IER