Laboratory Animal Welfare (American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine) (Hardcover)

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By Kathryn Bayne (Editor), Patricia V. Turner (Editor)


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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780123851031
ISBN-10: 0123851033
Publisher: Academic Press
Publication Date: September 24th, 2013
Pages: 336
Language: English
Series: American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine