Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals 8th Ed

By Committee for the Update of the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (ILAR); Division of Earth and Life Studies (DELS); National Research Council

Guide

The Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals provides a framework for the judgments required in the management of animal facilities. This version has been updated and expanded by a committee of experts, taking into consideration input from the scientific and laboratory animal communities and the public. The Guide incorporates new scientific information on common laboratory animals, including aquatic species, and includes extensive references. Table of Contents: Front Matter; Chapter 1: Key Concepts; Chapter 2: Animal Care and Use Program; Chapter 3: Environment, Housing and Management; Chapter 4: Veterinary Care; Chapter 5: Physical Plant; Addendum: Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals Eight Edition; Appendices; Appendix A: Additional Selected References; Appendix B: U.S. Government Principles for the Utilization and Care of Vertebrate Animals Used in Testing, Research, and Training; Appendix C: Statement of Task; Appendix D: About the Authors; Index.

 

Comments & References: Eighth Edition. 248 pages. Suitable for scientists and research workers, veterinarians, animal care personnel, facilities managers, institutional administrators, policy makers involved in research issues, and animal welfare advocates. Also available in Thai. Available as a Paperback, Hardcover. This book may also be read online or Downloaded as Free PDF. To download a free PDF of this book, the reader must log in with his free MyNAP Account. MyNAP members have free access to thousands of National Academies reports, and get a 10% discount off every purchase at NAP.edu. Please click on Register under Purchase Options to sign up for a MyNAP account. If the reader already has a MyNAP account, he can log in by clicking the Login button.

ISBN: Paperback: 978-0-309-15400-0; Hardcover: 978-0-309-38629-6

Price: Paperback: US$24.95; Hardcover: US$109.00; Read Online: Free of charge


Year: 2011

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