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Laboratory animal welfare / edited by Kathryn Bayne, Patricia V. Turner.

Contributor(s): Bayne, Kathryn A. L | Turner, Patricia V.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Elsevier ScienceDirect eBooks.Publisher: London ; Waltham, MA : Academic Press, c2014Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 1299841104 (electronic bk.); 9781299841109 (electronic bk.); 9780123851031 (electronic bk.); 0123851033 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Animal welfare | Laboratory animalsAdditional physical formats: Print version:: No titleDDC classification: 636.08/32 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook. Summary: Laboratory Animal Welfare provides a comprehensive, up-to-date look into the new science of animal welfare within laboratory research. Animals specifically considered include rodents, cats and dogs, nonhuman primates, agricultural animals, avian animals and aquatic animals. The book examines the impact of experiment design and environment on animal welfare, as well as emergency situations and euthanasia practices. Readers will benefit from a review of regulations and policy guidelines concerning lab animal use, as well as information on assessing animal welfare. With discussions of the history and ethics of animals in research, and a debate on contemporary and international issues, this book is a go-to resource for laboratory animal welfare.
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Laboratory Animal Welfare provides a comprehensive, up-to-date look into the new science of animal welfare within laboratory research. Animals specifically considered include rodents, cats and dogs, nonhuman primates, agricultural animals, avian animals and aquatic animals. The book examines the impact of experiment design and environment on animal welfare, as well as emergency situations and euthanasia practices. Readers will benefit from a review of regulations and policy guidelines concerning lab animal use, as well as information on assessing animal welfare. With discussions of the history and ethics of animals in research, and a debate on contemporary and international issues, this book is a go-to resource for laboratory animal welfare.

Includes index.

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