Education and Training in the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals: A Guide for Developing Institutional Programs

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DIANE Publishing Inc., Jul 1, 1995 - 139 pages
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Provides information and the mandated requirements for education and training in the care and use of laboratory animals for the scientific community. Serves the development of institutional education and training programs that assist scientists in the conduct of biomedical research, as well as meeting the spirit and intent of federal legislation.
 

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Page 31 - US Government Principles for the Utilization and Care of Vertebrate Animals Used in Test-ing, Research, and Training" (included as an appendix to the NIH Guide).
Page 67 - The animals' living conditions will be appropriate for their species . . . and contribute to their health and comfort. The housing, feeding, and nonmedical care of the animals will be directed by...
Page 40 - Proper use of anesthetics, analgesics, and tranquilizers for any species of animals used by the facility; (4) Methods whereby deficiencies in animal care and treatment are reported, including deficiencies in animal care and treatment reported by any employee of the facility.
Page 84 - SF407.R38G46 Genetic monitoring of inbred strains of rats a manual on colony management, basic monitoring techniques, and genetic variants of the laboratory rat. Hedrich, Hans J.; Adams, M.
Page 74 - For animal experimentation reported in the journal, it is expected that investigators will have observed the Interdisciplinary Principles and Guidelines for the Use of Animals in Research, Testing, and Education issued by the New York Academy of Sciences...
Page 125 - Animal experiments should be undertaken only after due consideration of their relevance for human or animal health and the advancement of biological knowledge. IV. The animals selected for an experiment should be of an appropriate species and quality, and the minimum number required to obtain scientifically valid results. V. Investigators and other personnel should never fail to treat animals as sentient, and should regard their proper care and use and the avoidance or minimization of discomfort,...
Page 32 - Scope. (a) This part prescribes good laboratory practices for conducting nonclinical laboratory studies that support or are intended to support applications for research or marketing permits for products regulated by the Food and Drug Administration...
Page 99 - Biohazards and Zoonotic Problems of Primate Procurement, Quarantine and Research. ML Simmons, ed. 1975. Cancer Research Safety Monograph Series, Vol. 2. DHEW Pub. No. (NIH) 76-890. Washington, DC: US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. 137 pp. Biological Safety Manual for Research Involving Oncogenic Viruses. National Cancer Institute. 1976. DHEW Pub. No. 76-1165. Washington, DC: US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. *Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories.
Page 125 - ... as ethical imperatives. VI. Investigators should assume that procedures that would cause pain in human beings cause pain in other vertebrate species, although more needs to be known about the perception of pain in animals. VII. Procedures with animals that may cause more than momentary or minimal pain or distress should be performed with appropriate sedation, analgesia, or anesthesia in accordance with accepted veterinary practice.
Page 51 - Procedures that may cause more than momentary or slight pain or distress to the animals will be performed with appropriate sedation, analgesia, or anesthesia, unless the procedure is justified for scientific reasons in writing by the investigator.

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