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Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses
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Preface ix Acknowledgments x SECTION 1 ANATOMY CHAPTER 1 DIRECTIONAL TERMS 3 CHAPTER 2 THE COMMON INTEGUMENT 6 CHAPTER 3 SKELETAL ANATOMY 10 CHAPTER 4 MUSCLE ANATOMY 21 CHAPTER 5 THE ANATOMY OF JOINTS 32 CHAPTER 6 ANATOMY OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM 36 CHAPTER 7 ANATOMY OF THE URINARY TRACT 41 CHAPTER 8 CARDIOVASCULAR ANATOMY 45 CHAPTER 9 ANATOMY OF THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM 53 CHAPTER 10 ANATOMY OF THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM 61 CHAPTER 11 RESPIRATORY ANATOMY 65 CHAPTER 12 REPRODUCTIVE ANATOMY 69 SECTION 2 PHYSIOLOGY CHAPTER 13 THE CELL 75 CHAPTER 14 FUNCTIONS OF THE COMMON INTEGUMENT 78 CHAPTER 15 OSTEOLOGY 84 CHAPTER 16 MUSCLE PHYSIOLOGY 88 CHAPTER 17 SENSORY PHYSIOLOGY 92 CHAPTER 18 NEUROPHYSIOLOGY 97 CHAPTER 19 RENAL PHYSIOLOGY 102 CHAPTER 20 CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY 106 CHAPTER 21 DIGESTIVE PHYSIOLOGY 112 CHAPTER 22 ENDOCRINE PHYSIOLOGY 118 CHAPTER 23 RESPIRATORY PHYSIOLOGY 124 CHAPTER 24 REPRODUCTIVE PHYSIOLOGY 131 Appendices 1. Dissection Notes 135 2. The Cranial Nerves 136 3. Selected Muscle Origins and Insertions 137 Answers 138 Glossary 142 References 145 Index 146

About the Author

Robin Sturtz, DVM, is Associate Director of theVeterinary Technology program at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NewYork and Associate Veterinarian at The Cat Hospitalin Williston Park, New York. Lori Asprea, LVT, is a licensed veterinary technologistat Animal Medical Center in New York City, New York.

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This text is a nice addition to the reference library forveterinary technicians and nursing staff as well as a greatresource for veterinary technician students. (Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 15September 2013) Studying anatomy and physiology can be a bit tedious butwith this book, things should be easier. (VetNurses Today, 1 July 2013) This is an easy-to-navigate, useful resource forveterinary technicians . (Doody s, 10 May2013)

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