Handbook of Laboratory Animal Management and Welfare

Editor/Author Wolfensohn, Sarah and Lloyd, Maggie
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $68.99
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $103.48
ISBN: 978-0-47-065549-8
Category: Animals & Veterinary Medicine
Image Count: 73
Book Status: Available
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This bestseller has been an essential book for all those working with laboratory animals since it was first published in 1994. It is ideal for all personnel carrying out scientific procedures using animals, particularly during training and also for the new researcher. It will also be essential reading for study directors designing research programmes, animal technicians and veterinarians working with laboratory animal species.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • 1 Education and Training for the Personal Licence Holder
  • 2 Ethical Considerations around using Animals in Research
  • 3 The Regulatory Framework
  • 4 Balancing Animal Welfare with Science
  • 5 Animal Husbandry, Environmental Enrichment and Occupational Health and Safety
  • 6 Principles of Animal Use and Experimental Design
  • 7 Handling and Techniques
  • 8 Humane Methods of Killing
  • 9 Anaesthesia and Analgesia
  • 10 Introduction to Surgery and Surgical Techniques
  • 11 Small Laboratory Animals
  • 12 Carnivores
  • 13 Primates
  • 14 Production (Farm) Animals C. J. Trower
  • 15 Wild Animals
  • 16 Aquatic Species
  • Glossary