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    DescriptionThis third edition of the bestseller "Handbook of Laboratory Animal Management & Welfare" has been fully revised and updated making it an essential handbook for all those working with animals under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act, 1986. Designed to be a practical reference book, it covers every area of animal care and aims to improve animal welfare through best practice and refinement of techniques. It covers principles applicable to all species, including training of licensees, the regulatory framework, euthanasia, management of pain and stress, anaesthesia and surgery, and also includes specific sections on biology and husbandry.


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    Title
    Handbook of Laboratory Animal Management and Welfare
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sarah Wolfensohn, By (author) Maggie Lloyd
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 432
    Width: 173 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 932 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781405111591
    ISBN 10: 1405111593
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: COU
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.7
    BISAC V2.8: SCI075000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 41
    B&T General Subject: 510
    BISAC V2.8: NAT039000
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    B&T Merchandise Category: MED
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    Libri: I-TE
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16980
    BISAC V2.8: SCI028000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 87
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: NAT001000
    BIC subject category V2: MZF
    BISAC V2.8: TEC003020, MED089000
    DC21: 636.0885
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 636.0885
    B&T Approval Code: A63708000
    LC classification: SF406
    DC22: 636.088/5
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: SF406 .W64 2003
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    Edition
    3
    Edition statement
    3rd edition
    Illustrations note
    43
    Publisher
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    Blackwell Publishing Ltd
    Publication date
    14 November 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Back cover copy
    This third edition of the bestseller Handbook of Laboratory Animal Management & Welfare has been fully revised and updated making it an essential handbook for all those working with animals under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act, 1986. Designed to be a practical reference book, it covers every area of animal care and aims to improve animal welfare through best practice and refinement of techniques. It covers principles applicable to all species, including training of licensees, the regulatory framework, euthanasia, management of pain and stress, anaesthesia and surgery, and also includes specific sections on biology and husbandry.
    Table of contents
    1. Education and training for the licence holder 2. The regulatory framework 3. Health, safety and security 4. Pain, stress and humane end points 5. Humane methods of killing 6. Introduction to laboratory animal husbandry 7. Anaesthesia of laboratory animals 8. Management of pain, suffering, distress and lasting harm 9. Conduct of minor procedures 10. Introduction to surgery and suturing 11. The project licence application 12. Small laboratory animals 13. Genetically modified animals and harmful mutants 14. Carnivores 15. Primates 16. The larger domestic species 17. Birds 18. Amphibia 19. Wild animals Glossary Index