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Title:
Lives in the balance : the ethics of using animals in biomedical research : the report of a Working Party of the Institute of Medical Ethics
Author:
Smith, Jane A.
Physical Description:
xvi, 352 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Contents include:- The researchers, their aims and methods -- Benefits of biomedical research involving animal subjects -- Pain, stress, and anxiety in animals -- Animals as experimental subjects -- Ethical considerations in the development and use of replacement alternatives to animal experiments -- The assessment and 'weighing' of costs and benefits -- Ethical considerations in the use of animals in toxicology and toxicity testing -- Ethical considerations in the use of animals in education and training -- From theory to practice: control of biomedical research involving animal subjects -- The philosophical and moral debate on the use of animals in biomedical research.
ISBN:
9780198547440
Format :
Book