2 edition of Alternatives to the use of animals in research and education found in the catalog.
Alternatives to the use of animals in research and education
by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Md
Written in English
|Statement||prepared by Kevin Engler and Jean Larson|
|Series||Special reference briefs -- NAL SRB 88-11, Special reference briefs -- NAL-SRB. 88-11|
|Contributions||Larson, Jean A, National Agricultural Library (U.S.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||i, 23 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||23|
Animals in Education Another area in which animal alternatives are sought is in education. At the graduate or professional level, experimentation or surgery on live animals (vivisection) raises a host of concerns about unnecessary pain and suffering and the unethical use of . “A timely and valuable contribution to the debate surrounding the use of animals in research. What makes this book stand apart from other similar works is its focus on evidence-based science. This book makes this important information easily accessible to .
Incorporated in New York in , AFAAR provides funding to develop, validate and implement the use of alternatives to animals in research, testing, and education. AFAAR's goal is to advance scientific methods that are more efficient, efficacious, and predictive of human responses than outdated and cruel animal experiments and testing. Researchers need to know exactly what has been achieved and accepted in alternatives to animal testing in science and politics. In this book they have the opportunity to benefit from the knowledge and expertise of leading researchers and influential representatives of national and international regulatory authorities.
The concept of alternatives to the use of animals in research is not only espoused by animal welfare groups but required by federal law. The US Government Principles for the Care and Use of Animals Used in Testing, Research and Education state in part that “ Methods such as mathematical models, computer simulation, and in vitro biological. Alternatives to animal testing are the development and implementation of test methods that avoid the use of live animals.. There is widespread agreement that a reduction in the number of animals used and the refinement of testing to reduce suffering should be important goals for the industries involved. Two major alternatives to in vivo animal testing are in vitro cell culture techniques and.
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Use of animals in research, testing, and education. Concern about the continued use of animals has led to public calls for development of alternatives.
The popular debate over animal use has been taken up by proponents holding a wide spectrum of views, ranging from belief in abolition of animal use on moral and ethical grounds to belief in free.
Alternatives to the use of animals in research and education. Beltsville, Md.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library,  (OCoLC) 3Rs alternatives refer to the reduction, refinement, and replacement of animal use in research, testing, and teaching.
The concept was developed by Russell and Burch in a book entitled Principles of Humane Experimental Technique (link is external).
A fundamental goal of the Animal Welfare Act and the accompanying regulations is the minimization of animal pain and distress.
Get this from a library. Alternatives to animal use in research, testing, and education: summary. [United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.;]. education (at all levels). Under Education are considered alternatives to animals, including computer simulation.
The use of interactive videodisc programmes is commended but it is admitted that such technology is expensive and not widely available.
It is impossible to summarise the content and attitude of the book, if there is an 'attitude'. Tertiary Education (college, university, medical and veterinary school) Inanimals were used in higher education in Canada, A wide variety of species are used in all kinds of educational programs – everything from behaviour labs to dissection.
While the use of all animals in classrooms is important to consider, at AiSPI we are currently focused on replacing animals. Title. Alternatives to animal use in research, testing, and education. United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. Type. OTA Project Staff Alternatives to Animal Use in Research, Testing, and Education Roger C.
Herdman,Assistant Director, OTA Health and Life Sciences Division Gretchen S. Kolsrud,Biological Applications Program Manager Gary B. Ellis, Project Directorand Analyst Judy K.
Kosovich, Principal Analyst Lisa J. Raines, Legal Analyst Timothy J. Hart, ProjectDirector l. Consideration of Alternatives to the Use of Live Animals For Research and Teaching From the ETSU Animal Study Protocol form: The search for alternatives refers to the three Rs described in the book, The Principles of Humane Experimental Technique () by Russell and Burch.
The 3Rs are reduction in the number of animals. Animal Use in Education (Hart, Wood, and Hart, ). In this paper, we present: 1) a brief review of the historical origins of the use of dissection of humans and animals in medical and biology. FAQ – Animal Testing and Alternatives to Animal Testing As one would imagine, in today’s technologically advanced world, in which science has made monstrous steps in many promising directions, that many alternatives would exist to animal testing.
This assumption is absolutely true. Many alternatives exist to the use of live. The page publication, from Guinea Pig to Computer Mouse: Alternative methods for a progressive, humane education investigates state-of-the-art alternative tools and approaches to support ethical and effective knowledge and skills acquisition within biological science, medical and veterinary medical education.
'Alternatives' include humane. The Use of Animals in Higher Education. Type: Book -Education: Problems, Alternatives, and Recommendations (Jonathon Balcombe, PhD) Description: This book thoroughly explores the issue of the use of animals in education, providing clear and concise arguments against animal use.
Includes information on alternatives to the use of animals in. Online searchable database of alternatives to harming or killing nonhuman animals used in education.
Use this database to search for all types of alternatives to the use animals in education, such as CDs, videos, computer simulations, models, and classroom activities for. Biomedical endeavours can be divided into three major categories: research, education, and testing. Within the context of each of these categories, activities involving whole animals have made major contributions and will continue to do so in the future.
However, with technological developments in the areas of biotechnology and computers, new methods are already Cited by: Alternatives to Animal Use in Research, Testing, and Education modest because the control group should be larger if it is being used in several simultaneous experi-ments (34), The use of historical data for control groups is constrained by the difficulty of exactly duplicat-ing the conditions of a study.
However, the size. The creation and use of genetically engineered animals for their use in research pose certain ethical and animal welfare concerns. These have been discussed in detail in the Canadian Veterinary Journal.
In brief, the major concerns are: 1) the invasiveness of procedures used to achieve the genetic alteration of interest, 2) the unanticipated. Publications. Alternatives to Laboratory Animals - published 6 times per year by the Fund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments (); provides information on development, validation, introduction and use of alternatives to laboratory animals in biomedical research and toxicity Welfare Information Center Bulletin (AWIC Bulletin) - published.
Conduct courses on Humane Science and Alternatives in the Use of Animals in Education and Research in affiliation with universities of repute like the Oxford University Centre of Animal Ethics, UK and CAAT, Johns Hopkins University, USA. Alternatives to animal testing were proposed to overcome some of the drawbacks associated with animal experiments and avoid the unethical procedures.
A strategy of 3 Rs is being applied which stands for reduction, refinement and replacement of laboratory use of animals (Ranganatha and Kuppast, ).Cited by:.
Barae Jomaa, in Toxicogenomics-Based Cellular Models, Alternatives to animal testing are presently being developed within integrated strategies for the testing of a wide range of chemical stressors that have adverse effects on the thyroid system.
In contrast to several other toxicological endpoints, the number of studies using so-called ’omics technologies for studying thyroid .This open access book presents recent advances in the pure sciences that are of significance in the quest for alternatives to the use of animals in research and describes a variety of practical applications of the three key guiding principles for the more ethical use of animals in experiments – replacement, reduction, and refinement, collectively known as the 3Rs.Alternatives to Animal Dissection in School Science Classes.
Provides brief arguments for and against the use of animals in research and education. A survey .