Synopses & Reviews
The Guide addresses pain recognition and relief and issues surrounding euthanasia; physical plant- the committee identifies design and construction issues, providing guidelines for animal-room doors, drainage, noise control, surgery, and other areas. The "Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals" provides a framework for the judgments required in the management of animal facilities - a resource of proven value, now updated and expanded. This revision will be important to researchers, animal care technicians, facilities managers, administrators at research institutions, policymakers involved in research issues, and animal welfare advocates.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 81-101) and index.