Clear guidelines on the proper care and use of laboratory animals are being sought by researchers and members of the many committees formed to oversee animal care at universities as well as the general public.
This book provides a comprehensive overview of what we know about behavior, pain, and distress in laboratory animals.
The volume explores:
Also included is a highly practical, extensive listing, by species, of dosages and side effects of anesthetics, analgesics, and tranquilizers.
Copyright © 1992 by the National Academy of Sciences.
- [The National Academies]
- COMMITTEE ON PAIN AND DISTRESS IN LABORATORY ANIMALS
- INSTITUTE OF LABORATORY ANIMAL RESOURCES COUNCIL
- COMMISSION ON LIFE SCIENCES
- The Basis of Pain
- The Basis of Stress and Distress Not Induced by Pain
- Recognition and Assessment of Pain, Stress, and Distress
- Control of Pain
- Control of Stress and Distress
- NATIONAL ACADEMY PRESS
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