Medications known as anticoagulants interfere with:
A) the coagulation cascade.
B) platelet aggregation.
C) platelet activation.
D) vascular spasms.
What do vascular spasms contribute to the process of hemostasis?
A) Vascular spasms cause activated platelets to release the contents of their granules.
B) Vascular spasms transform fibrinogen into fibrin.
C) Vascular spasms decrease blood vessel diameter to limit blood loss.
D) Vascular spasms cause platelets to adhere to exposed collagen.
What vitamin is necessary for the proper production of functional clotting factors in the liver?
A) vitamin K
B) vitamin C
C) vitamin E
D) vitamin D
Some rat poisons contain a toxin that block's the liver's ability to utilize vitamin K. Animals that consume this poison would have problems with: