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    The Laboratory Rabbit (Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference) (Paperback) By (author) Mark A. Suckow, By (author) Valerie Schroeder, By (author) Fred A. Douglas

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    DescriptionWith laboratory animals, especially rabbits, playing such an important role in biomedical research, the humane care of these animals is an ongoing concern. "The Laboratory Rabbit, Second Edition" presents basic information and common procedures in detail to provide a quick reference for caretakers, technicians, and researchers in a laboratory setting. Now in full color, the second edition of this book illustrates management practices and technical procedures with numerous figures and tables. It includes updated tables on anesthetic agents, methods of euthanasia, recommended needle sizes, injection sites, approximate values for injection, and sedative and immobilization agents. Plastic comb-bound for convenient and frequent use, this guide also provides sources and suppliers of additional information on rabbits, feed, and sanitation supplies.


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    Title
    The Laboratory Rabbit
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mark A. Suckow, By (author) Valerie Schroeder, By (author) Fred A. Douglas
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 148
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 5 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781420091052
    ISBN 10: 1420091050
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: COU
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.7
    B&T General Subject: 510
    DC22: 636.9322
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    BIC subject category V2: MZF
    BISAC V2.8: PET011000, MED089000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26980
    BISAC V2.8: MED096000, MED106000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 636.0885
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 636.932/2
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: SF407.R33 S835 2010
    LC subject heading: ,
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/SCITAS
    Thema V1.0: MKGT, MZ, MZF, WNGR
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    14 black & white illustrations, 26 colour illustrations, 14 black & white tables
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Inc
    Imprint name
    CRC Press Inc
    Publication date
    06 April 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Bosa Roca
    Author Information
    Mark A. Suckow, D.V.M., is the Director of the Freimann Life Science Center and Associate Research Professor at the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Suckow earned the degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Wisconsin in 1987 and completed a post-doctoral residency program in laboratory animal medicine at the University of Michigan in 1990. He is a Past President of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, and he is a Diplomate of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine. Valerie A. Schroeder is the Technical Services and Training Coordinator for Freimann Life Sciences Center at the University of Notre Dame. Ms. Schroeder is a 1979 Purdue University graduate with an Associate in Applied Science. As a Registered Veterinary Technician, she worked in private small animal practices for 10 years before entering research in 1991. She became a Registered Laboratory Animal Technologist in 1995. She was awarded Technician of the Year in 2000 by the Indiana Veterinary Technician Association. Her areas of interest include breeding colony management, occupational health and safety, and training and education.
    Review quote
    "In conclusion, this book was easy to follow, informative, and described important techniques used in daily activities with rabbits in greater detail. I recommend this book as a helpful guide for any persons interested in rabbit care and medicine. It is written in such a fashion that anyone from a high school student up to a laboratory animal veterinarian can use it and learn something new and interesting about using rabbits in research." --Jenelle Johnson, DVM, Purdue University, Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, March 2011 "The second editions of The Laboratory Swine and The Laboratory Rabbit are enhanced with full color illustrations. Both books have an extensively updated section on anesthesia, analgesia and use of humane techniques in animal research. ... Both new additions are valuable additions to the laboratory animal library collection." --Nanette Kleinman, writing in ACLAM Newsletter, September 2010
    Table of contents
    Important Biological Features. Husbandry and Care. Management. Veterinary Care. Experimental Methodology. Resources. Bibliography. Index.