AAEVT's Equine Manual for Veterinary Technicians by Deborah Reeder, Sheri Miller, DeeAnn Wilfong, Midge Leitch,

By Deborah Reeder, Sheri Miller, DeeAnn Wilfong, Midge Leitch, Dana Zimmel

AAEVT's Equine guide for Veterinary Technicians deals a compendium of knowledge at the care and therapy of horses for equine veterinary technicians. hugely obtainable and simple to exploit, the publication builds at the fundamentals of equine care to supply an entire reference for equine nursing and technical talents. AAEVT's Equine guide for Veterinary Technicians is a useful consultant for certified equine veterinary technicians and assistants, rather these incomes their equine certification, vet tech scholars, and equine practices.

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Diaphysis: the midshaft composed of a dense outer rim — the cortex — and a soft inner core — the medulla. • Metaphysis: the broadening end of the bone with a more uniform density but overall quite soft in the young horse. • Physis: the growth plate where cartilage cells multiply and lay down collagen and ground substance, which subsequently becomes mineralised and organised into metaphyseal bone. • Epiphysis: the end or head of the bone, which is covered in articular cartilage. It is also an active growth area in youngsters, with new bone being laid down as a result of articular cartilage cell activity.

They allow blood to pass into tissues and consist of a single layer of endothelial cells. Blood Blood cells are constantly being made (haematopoiesis) and destroyed. Blood cells are made by myeloid tissue, mainly in the bone marrow and spleen. Blood consists of both fluid (plasma) and cells (see Chapter 12). Haemostasis and blood clotting Three mechanisms stop bleeding (haemostasis): (1) Constriction of blood vessels — spasm of smooth muscle within the vessel walls. (2) Platelets plug the gap, stick to the vessel walls and release factors to stimulate further development of the clot.

The openings of the guttural pouches are called the ostia and soft palate right choana guttural pouch larynx trachea are seen as slit-like openings on either side of the pharyngeal wall. Rostral and dorsal to the pharynx is a distinct concave depression, the dorsal pharyngeal recess. The pharyngeal mucosa is lined with a stratified squamous epithelium and the submucosa contains clumps of lymphoid tissue. 8). A thin median septum divides the two guttural pouches in the midline. The caudal border of the mandible, the parotid and mandibular salivary glands overlay the pouches laterally.

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