Chapter 1. Introduction

  1. Robert Hubrecht and
  2. James Kirkwood
  1. Robert Hubrecht and
  2. James Kirkwood

Published Online: 8 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318777.ch1

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

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

How to Cite

Hubrecht, R. and Kirkwood, J. (2010) Introduction, in The UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals, Eighth Edition (eds R. Hubrecht and J. Kirkwood), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318777.ch1

Editor Information

  1. UFAW, The Old School, Brewhouse Hill, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire AL4 8AN, UK

Author Information

  1. UFAW, The Old School, Brewhouse Hill, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire AL4 8AN, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405175234

Online ISBN: 9781444318777

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Keywords:

  • UFAW Laboratory Animal Handbook - high standards of care for animals in research;
  • animals used in research - to be kept in a state of good welfare;
  • Three Rs in research implementation;
  • increase in genetically altered animals - used for research;
  • good experimental design - implications on number of animals used;
  • research implications on wild animals - not well understood;
  • animal welfare research - methodology of assessing animal welfare and environmental provisions;
  • European standards of housing - Appendix A to Council of Europe ETS 123 and Annex II to European Directive 86/609;
  • UFAW's approach - care and husbandry of animals in research;
  • high standards of care