Handbook of laboratory animal management and welfare /

"This bestseller has been an essential book for all those working with laboratory animals since it was first published in 1994. This fourth edition retains all the classic features that have made it a must-have reference including emphasis on best practice in order to improve animal welfare. Th...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Wolfensohn, Sarah.
Other Authors: Lloyd, Maggie.
Format: eBook
Published: Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
Edition:4th ed.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Education and training for the personal licence holder
  • Ethical considerations around using animals in research
  • The regulatory framework
  • Balancing animal welfare with science
  • Animal husbandry, environmental enrichment, and occupational health and safety
  • Principles of animal use and experimental design
  • Handling and techniques
  • Humane methods of killing
  • Anaesthesia and analgesia
  • Introduction to surgery and surgical techniques
  • Small laboratory animals
  • Carnivores
  • Primates
  • Production (farm) animals / C.J. Trower
  • Wild animals
  • Aquatic species.