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Now in its third edition, this comprehensive handbook explores the myriad issues surrounding the use of animals in scientific laboratories. Topics in Volume I include the history of animal research, ethical concerns, regulation and legislation, facilities and equipment, genetics, health monitoring, nutrient requirements and feeding schedules, statistical analysis, surgical and non-surgical techniques, and anesthesia. The book also explores alternatives to lab animal use with a discussion of the refinement, reduction, and replacement of animal uses in the life sciences. The book boasts an array of international contributors.

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Author(s)Schapiro
PublisherTaylor & Francis (CRC)
Edition3
ISBN9781420084559
Pages723
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2010