Planning and Designing Research Animal Facilities

Planning and Designing Research Animal Facilities
Author: Jack Hessler,Noel D. M. Lehner
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 500
Release: 2009
ISBN: 9780123695178
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Planning and Designing Research Animal Facilities Book Excerpt:

Research institutions have or are planning to build, expand and renovate animal research facilities to keep up with demands of biomedical research caused in part by growth in the use of genetically altered rodents and the upsurge of research in infectious diseases. Properly designed facilities greatly facilitate effective management and high quality day-to-day animal care that is required to optimally support animal research and testing. There are multiple solutions to address the myriad of factors that influence the design and construction of research animal facilities. There is no “best” design applicable for all facilities and arguably not even a single “best” design for a given facility. For this reason, this is not intended to be a “how to” book. The goal is to cover the basic programmatic requirements of animal research facilities, provide ideas for meeting those requirements while, hopefully, stimulating the creative process in which designers in consultation with those who work in research animal facilities generate even better ideas. That is how progress has been made and will continue to be made. * Focuses primarily on biomedical research and development facilities * Facilitates communication between the various disciplines involved in planning and designing animal facilities by providing contemporary information, and stimulating creativity that will help lead to wise decisions and advance the knowledge base for planning, design and constructing research animal facilities

Planning and Designing Research Animal Facilities

Planning and Designing Research Animal Facilities
Author: Jack Hessler,Noel Lehner
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 520
Release: 2011-04-28
ISBN: 9780080919218
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Planning and Designing Research Animal Facilities Book Excerpt:

Research institutions have or are planning to build, expand and renovate animal research facilities to keep up with the demands of biomedical research caused in part by growth in the use of genetically altered rodents and the upsurge of research in infectious diseases. Properly designed facilities greatly facilitate effective management and high-quality day-to-day animal care that is required to optimally support animal research and testing. There are multiple solutions to address the myriad of factors that influence the design and construction of animal research facilities. There is no “best design applicable for all facilities and arguably not even a single “best design for a given facility. For this reason, Planning and Designing Research Animal Facilities is not intended to be a “how to book. The goal is to cover the basic programmatic requirements of animal research facilities, provide ideas for meeting those requirements while, hopefully, stimulating the creative process in which designers in consultation with those who work in animal research facilities generate even better ideas. That is how progress has been made and will continue to be made. Facilitates communication between the parties involved in planning and designing animal facilities by providing contemporary information, and stimulating creativity that will help lead to wise decisions and advance the knowledge base for planning, design and constructing animal research facilities

Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science Volume I

Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science  Volume I
Author: Jann Hau,Steven J. Schapiro
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 758
Release: 2010-12-02
ISBN: 1420084569
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science Volume I Book Excerpt:

Laboratory animal testing provides most of our current knowledge of human physiology, microbiology, immunology, pharmacology, and pathology. From studies of genetics in fruit flies to studies of cellular processes in genetically modified mice to recent dramatic developments in genetics, translational research, and personalized medicines, biomedical

Essentials of Laboratory Animal Science Principles and Practices

Essentials of Laboratory Animal Science  Principles and Practices
Author: P. Nagarajan,Ramachandra Gudde,Ramesh Srinivasan
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 806
Release: 2021-07-23
ISBN: 981160987X
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Essentials of Laboratory Animal Science Principles and Practices Book Excerpt:

This book comprehensively reviews the anatomy, physiology, genetics and pathology of laboratory animals as well as the principles and practices of using laboratory animals for biomedical research.It covers the design of buildings used for laboratory animals, quality control of laboratory animals, and toxicology, and discusses various animal models used for human diseases. It also highlights aspects, such as handling and restraint and administration of drugs, as well as breeding and feeding of laboratory animals, and provides guidelines for developing meaningful experiments using laboratory animals.Further, the book discusses various alternatives to animal experiments for drug and chemical testing, including their advantages over the current approaches. Lastly, it examines the potential effect of harmful pathogens on the physiology of laboratory animals and discusses the state of art in in vivo imaging techniques.The book is a useful resource for research scientists, laboratory animal veterinarians, and students of laboratory animal medicine.

Management of Animal Care and Use Programs in Research Education and Testing

Management of Animal Care and Use Programs in Research  Education  and Testing
Author: Robert H. Weichbrod,Gail A. (Heidbrink) Thompson,John N. Norton
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 872
Release: 2017-09-07
ISBN: 1498748457
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Management of Animal Care and Use Programs in Research Education and Testing Book Excerpt:

AAP Prose Award Finalist 2018/19 Management of Animal Care and Use Programs in Research, Education, and Testing, Second Edition is the extensively expanded revision of the popular Management of Laboratory Animal Care and Use Programs book published earlier this century. Following in the footsteps of the first edition, this revision serves as a first line management resource, providing for strong advocacy for advancing quality animal welfare and science worldwide, and continues as a valuable seminal reference for those engaged in all types of programs involving animal care and use. The new edition has more than doubled the number of chapters in the original volume to present a more comprehensive overview of the current breadth and depth of the field with applicability to an international audience. Readers are provided with the latest information and resource and reference material from authors who are noted experts in their field. The book: - Emphasizes the importance of developing a collaborative culture of care within an animal care and use program and provides information about how behavioral management through animal training can play an integral role in a veterinary health program - Provides a new section on Environment and Housing, containing chapters that focus on management considerations of housing and enrichment delineated by species - Expands coverage of regulatory oversight and compliance, assessment, and assurance issues and processes, including a greater discussion of globalization and harmonizing cultural and regulatory issues - Includes more in-depth treatment throughout the book of critical topics in program management, physical plant, animal health, and husbandry. Biomedical research using animals requires administrators and managers who are knowledgeable and highly skilled. They must adapt to the complexity of rapidly-changing technologies, balance research goals with a thorough understanding of regulatory requirements and guidelines, and know how to work with a multi-generational, multi-cultural workforce. This book is the ideal resource for these professionals. It also serves as an indispensable resource text for certification exams and credentialing boards for a multitude of professional societies Co-publishers on the second edition are: ACLAM (American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine); ECLAM (European College of Laboratory Animal Medicine); IACLAM (International Colleges of Laboratory Animal Medicine); JCLAM (Japanese College of Laboratory Animal Medicine); KCLAM (Korean College of Laboratory Animal Medicine); CALAS (Canadian Association of Laboratory Animal Medicine); LAMA (Laboratory Animal Management Association); and IAT (Institute of Animal Technology).

Laboratory Animal Medicine

Laboratory Animal Medicine
Author: James G. Fox,Lynn C. Anderson,Franklin M. Loew,Fred W. Quimby
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 900
Release: 2002-06-20
ISBN: 9780080535333
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Laboratory Animal Medicine Book Excerpt:

A volume in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine series, this second edition has over 40% new material, including the addition of six new topics and many others that are completely rewritten. The book comprehensively covers the biological and disease aspects of laboratory animal medicine while examining other aspects such as the biohazards associated with the use of animal experimentation and factors complicating the bioethics of animal research.

Literature Related to Planning Design and Construction of Science Facilities

Literature Related to Planning  Design  and Construction of Science Facilities
Author: National Science Foundation (U.S.)
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 29
Release: 1967
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: College buildings
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Literature Related to Planning Design and Construction of Science Facilities Book Excerpt:

The Laboratory Rat Second Edition

The Laboratory Rat  Second Edition
Author: Patrick Sharp,Jason S. Villano
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 403
Release: 2012-12-11
ISBN: 1439829861
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Laboratory Rat Second Edition Book Excerpt:

Rats have long been recognized as a valuable biomedical research model, notably in the investigation of aging, toxicology, addiction, and common human diseases such as diabetes and hypertension. In many instances, individuals conducting such research studies are charged with important responsibilities, including animal facility management, animal husbandry, veterinary care, regulatory compliance, and various experimental methodologies. With the advent of genetic manipulations and biomedical research technological advances such as bioimaging, the versatility and usefulness of the rat as an animal model has soared. The Laboratory Rat, Second Edition captures the multiple advances in this important animal model’s husbandry, veterinary care, and experimental methodology. This edition features augmented, expanded, and novel information on biology, anesthesia, analgesia, and experimental techniques benefiting personnel working with rats—from the animal care staff to the researcher and everyone in between. The book is also extremely useful to institutional animal care and use program supporters and elements, including animal care and use committees, institutional officials, occupational health and safety professionals, veterinary technicians, and veterinarians.

The Laboratory Mouse

The Laboratory Mouse
Author: Hans Hedrich
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 868
Release: 2012-06-14
ISBN: 012382009X
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Laboratory Mouse Book Excerpt:

The Laboratory Mouse, Second Edition is a comprehensive book written by international experts. With inclusions of the newly revised European standards on laboratory animals, this will be the most current, global authority on the care of mice in laboratory research. This well-illustrated edition offers new and updated chapters including immunology, viruses and parasites, behavior, enrichment and care standards of laboratory mice across the life sciences, medical and veterinary fields. Features four-color illustrations with complete instruction on mouse surgery, anatomy, behavior and care of the mouse in laboratory research Offers additional chapters on new mouse strains, phenotyping of strains, bacteria and parasites, and immunology Includes the newly revised EU standards on care, as well as, comparisons to standards and regulations in the US and other countries

Biological Safety

Biological Safety
Author: Dawn P. Wooley,Karen B. Byers
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 300
Release: 2020-07-02
ISBN: 155581963X
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biological Safety Book Excerpt:

Biological safety and biosecurity protocols are essential to the reputation and responsibility of every scientific institution, whether research, academic, or production. Every risk—no matter how small—must be considered, assessed, and properly mitigated. If the science isn't safe, it isn't good. Now in its fifth edition, Biological safety: Principles and Practices remains the most comprehensive biosafety reference. Led by editors Karen Byers and Dawn Wooley, a team of expert contributors have outlined the technical nuts and bolts of biosafety and biosecurity within these pages. This book presents the guiding principles of laboratory safety, including: the identification, assessment, and control of the broad variety of risks encountered in the lab; the production facility; and, the classroom. Specifically, Biological Safety covers protection and control elements—from biosafety level cabinets and personal protection systems to strategies and decontamination methods administrative concerns in biorisk management, including regulations, guidelines, and compliance various aspects of risk assessment covering bacterial pathogens, viral agents, mycotic agents, protozoa and helminths, gene transfer vectors, zooonotic agents, allergens, toxins, and molecular agents as well as decontamination, aerobiology, occupational medicine, and training A resource for biosafety professionals, instructors, and those who work with pathogenic agents in any capacity, Biological safety is also a critical reference for laboratory managers, and those responsible for managing biohazards in a range of settings, including basic and agricultural research, clinical laboratories, the vivarium, field study, insectories, and greenhouses.

Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine

Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine
Author: Lesley A. Colby,Megan H. Nowland,Lucy H. Kennedy
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 504
Release: 2019-10-11
ISBN: 1119489636
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine Book Excerpt:

The revised fifth edition of Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine: An Introduction is an accessible guide to basic information for conducting animal research safely and responsibly. It includes a review of the unique anatomic and physiologic characteristics of laboratory animals, husbandry practices, and veterinary care of many animals frequently used in research, including rodents, rabbits, ferrets, zebrafish, nonhuman primates, and agricultural animals. The updated fifth edition adds two new chapters on zebrafish and large animals, new information on transgenic models and genetic editing, and expanded coverage of environmental enrichment and pain management. The book presents helpful tip boxes, images, and review questions to aid in comprehension and learning, and a companion website provides editable review questions and answers, instructional PowerPoints, and additional images not found in the book. This important text: • Provides a complete introduction to laboratory animal husbandry, diseases, and treatments • Offers a user-friendly format with helpful content that highlights important concepts • Contains new knowledge relating to technical methodologies, diseases, drug dosages, laws and regulations, and organizations • Covers information on regulations, facilities, equipment, housing, and research variables as well as veterinary care • Includes new chapters on zebrafish and cattle, sheep, goats, and pigs Written for veterinary technicians, veterinary students, practicing veterinarians, and research scientists, the fifth edition of Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine continues to offer an essential guide to the ethical treatment and anatomic and physiological characteristics of research animals.

Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals

Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
Author: National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Institute for Laboratory Animal Research,Committee for the Update of the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 246
Release: 2010-12-27
ISBN: 9780309186636
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals Book Excerpt:

A respected resource for decades, the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals has been updated by a committee of experts, taking into consideration input from the scientific and laboratory animal communities and the public at large. The Guide incorporates new scientific information on common laboratory animals, including aquatic species, and includes extensive references. It is organized around major components of animal use: Key concepts of animal care and use. The Guide sets the framework for the humane care and use of laboratory animals. Animal care and use program. The Guide discusses the concept of a broad Program of Animal Care and Use, including roles and responsibilities of the Institutional Official, Attending Veterinarian and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee. Animal environment, husbandry, and management. A chapter on this topic is now divided into sections on terrestrial and aquatic animals and provides recommendations for housing and environment, husbandry, behavioral and population management, and more. Veterinary care. The Guide discusses veterinary care and the responsibilities of the Attending Veterinarian. It includes recommendations on animal procurement and transportation, preventive medicine (including animal biosecurity), and clinical care and management. The Guide addresses distress and pain recognition and relief, and issues surrounding euthanasia. Physical plant. The Guide identifies design issues, providing construction guidelines for functional areas; considerations such as drainage, vibration and noise control, and environmental monitoring; and specialized facilities for animal housing and research needs. The Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals provides a framework for the judgments required in the management of animal facilities. This updated and expanded resource of proven value will be important to scientists and researchers, veterinarians, animal care personnel, facilities managers, institutional administrators, policy makers involved in research issues, and animal welfare advocates.

Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine

Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine
Author: Karen Hrapkiewicz,Lesley A. Colby,Patricia Denison
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2013-11-11
ISBN: 111834510X
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine Book Excerpt:

Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine: An Introduction, Fourth Edition offers a user-friendly guide to the unique anatomy and physiology, care, common diseases, and treatment of small mammals and nonhuman primates. Carefully designed for ease of use, the book includes tip boxes, images, and review questions to aid in comprehension and learning. The Fourth Edition adds new information on transgenic mice, drug dosages, techniques, and environmental enrichment, making the book a comprehensive working manual for the care and maintenance of common laboratory animals. The book includes information on topics ranging from genetics and behavior to husbandry and techniques in mice, rats, gerbils, hamsters, guinea pigs, chinchillas, rabbits, ferrets, and nonhuman primates. A companion website provides editable review questions and answers, instructional PowerPoints, and additional images not found in the book. Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine is an invaluable resource for practicing veterinarians, veterinary students, veterinary technicians, and research scientists.

The Mouse in Biomedical Research

The Mouse in Biomedical Research
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 816
Release: 2006-12-15
ISBN: 9780080469072
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Mouse in Biomedical Research Book Excerpt:

Normative Biology, Husbandry, and Models, the third volume in the four volume set, The Mouse in Biomedical Research, encompasses 23 chapters whose contents provide a broad overview on the laboratory mouse’s normative biology, husbandry, and its use as a model in biomedical research. This consists of chapters on behavior, physiology, reproductive physiology, anatomy, endocrinology, hematology, and clinical chemistry. Other chapters cover management, as well as nutrition, gnotobiotics and disease surveillance. There are also individual chapters describing the mouse as a model for the study of aging, eye research, neurodegenerative diseases, convulsive disorders, diabetes, and cardiovascular and skin diseases. Chapters on imaging techniques and the use of the mouse in assays of biological products are also included.

Ergonomic Workplace Design for Health Wellness and Productivity

Ergonomic Workplace Design for Health  Wellness  and Productivity
Author: Alan Hedge
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 443
Release: 2016-08-05
ISBN: 1466598441
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ergonomic Workplace Design for Health Wellness and Productivity Book Excerpt:

Even with today’s mobile technology, most work is still undertaken in a physical workplace. Today’s workplaces need to be healthy environments that minimize the risks of illnesses or injuries to occupants to compete in the marketplace. This necessitates the application of good ergonomics design principles to the creation of effective workplaces, and this is the focus of this book. This book will: · Focus on ergonomic design for better health and ergonomic design for better productivity · Presents environments that support new ways of working and alternative workplace strategies, as well as the impacts of new technologies · Covers the role of ergonomics design in creating sustainable workplaces · Includes ergonomics design for a wide variety of workplaces, from offices to hospitals, to hotels to vehicles, etc... · Shows the design principles on how to design and create a healthy and productive workplace The market lacks an ergonomics design book that covers the topics that this book will cover. This book summarizes design principles for practitioners, and applies them to the variety of workplace settings described in the book. No other book currently on the market does that.

Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research

Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research
Author: Christian R. Abee,Keith Mansfield,Suzette D. Tardif,Timothy Morris
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 537
Release: 2012-03-29
ISBN: 0123813654
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research Book Excerpt:

A comprehensive, up-to-date review of the use of nonhuman primates in biomedical research, emphasising the biology and management, diseases, and biomedical models for nonhuman primate species most commonly used in research.

The UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals

The UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals
Author: Robert C. Hubrecht,James Kirkwood
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 848
Release: 2010-01-19
ISBN: 1444318780
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals Book Excerpt:

The seminal reference on the care of laboratory and captiveanimals, The UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management ofLaboratory and Other Research Animals is a must-have for anyoneworking in this field. The UFAW Handbook has been thedefinitive text since 1947. Written for an international audience,it contains contributions from experts from around the world. The book focuses on best practice principles throughout, providingcomprehensive coverage, with all chapters being peer reviewed byanonymous referees. As well as addressing the husbandry oflaboratory animals, the content is also of great value to zoos andaquaria. Changes for the eighth edition: Revised and updated to reflect developments since publicationof the previous edition. New chapters on areas of growing concern, including: the 3Rs;phenotyping; statistics and experimental design; welfareassessment; legislation; training of people caring for lab animals;and euthanasia. All material combined into one volume for ease ofreference. This book is published on behalf of UFAW (The UniversitiesFederation for Animal Welfare), with whom we also publish theUFAW/Wiley-Blackwell Animal Welfare Book Series. This majorseries of books provides an authoritative source ofinformation on worldwide developments, current thinking and bestpractice in the field of animal welfare science and technology. Fordetails of all of the titles in the series see ahref="http://www.wiley.com/go/ufaw"www.wiley.com/go/ufaw/a.

Anesthesia and Analgesia in Laboratory Animals

Anesthesia and Analgesia in Laboratory Animals
Author: Richard Fish,Peggy J. Danneman,Marilyn Brown,Alicia Karas
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 672
Release: 2011-04-28
ISBN: 0080559832
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Anesthesia and Analgesia in Laboratory Animals Book Excerpt:

Anesthesia and Analgesia in Laboratory Animals focuses on the special anesthetic, analgesic, and postoperative care requirements associated with experimental surgery. Fully revised and updated this new edition provides the reader with agents, methods, and techniques for anesthesia and analgesia that ensure humane and successful procedural outcomes. * Provides researchers with the most comprehensive and up-to-date review of the use of anesthesia and analgesia in laboratory animals * Thoroughly updated with new material on ferrets, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and invertebrates * Includes hot topic areas such as pain research, ethical issues, legal issues, and imaging studies

The Laboratory Nonhuman Primate

The Laboratory Nonhuman Primate
Author: Jeffrey D. Fortman,Terry A. Hewett,Lisa C. Halliday
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 366
Release: 2017-10-23
ISBN: 1351643274
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Laboratory Nonhuman Primate Book Excerpt:

Extensively updated to include current literature, The Laboratory Nonhuman Primate, Second Edition, continues to serve as a quick reference source for technicians, caretakers, veterinarians, researchers, and students working with primates in biomedical research. It provides details on basic husbandry and covers biologic characteristics, regulatory compliance, common diseases, and anesthetic management. The text gives easy-to-follow descriptions of basic technical procedures including restraint, intubation, tuberculin skin testing, and collection of blood and urine samples. It also reviews advanced sampling procedures including collection of bone marrow, cerebrospinal fluid, bronchoalveolar lavage fluid, and rectal mucosal biopsy. The Laboratory Nonhuman Primate presents information in a clear, concise format to allow readers to incorporate concepts and techniques into the standard operating procedures of a facility.

ILAR News

ILAR News
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1991
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Laboratory animals
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

ILAR News Book Excerpt: