UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory Animals, Two volume set
By Poole, Trevor
|Record number:||96620 (legacy id: 7062)|
Description: The seminal reference on the care of laboratory and captive animals, The UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals is a must-have for anyone working in this field. The UFAW Handbook has been the definitive text since 1947. Written for an international audience, it contains contributions from experts from around the world. The book focuses on best practice principles throughout, providing comprehensive coverage, with all chapters being peer reviewed by anonymous referees. As well as addressing the husbandry of laboratory animals, the content is also of great value to zoos and aquaria.
This book is published on behalf of UFAW (The Universities Federation for Animal Welfare), with whom we also publish the UFAW/Wiley-Blackwell Animal Welfare Book Series. This major series of books provides an authoritative source of information on worldwide developments, current thinking and best practice in the field of animal welfare science and technology. For details of all of the titles in the series see www.wiley.com/go/ufaw.
Comments & References: 8th Edition. 848 pages. Hardback. Volume I: 962 pages, more than 230 drawings and black-and-white photographs. Volume II: 224 pages, more than 45 drawings and black-and-white photographs. See record number 6051 for the individual Volume II, and record number 6588 for Volume I. This book has now been replaced by the Eighth Edition, see record number 8295. A review of these handbooks are available in Laboratory Animals, April 2000, Volume 34 (2), page 223.
ISBN: Hardback: 978-1-405-17523-4, e-Book: 978-1-444-31878-4.
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