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The Resource Science, medicine, and animals, National Research Council of the National Academies

Science, medicine, and animals, National Research Council of the National Academies

Label
Science, medicine, and animals
Title
Science, medicine, and animals
Statement of responsibility
National Research Council of the National Academies
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Diseases cause a staggering amount of suffering and death in both people and animals. As a result, human society has committed itself to alleviating this suffering. Toward this goal, biomedical research has included the use of animals as one component of research to understand, treat, and cure many human and animal diseases. Animals develop many of the same diseases as people, including hemophilia, diabetes, and epilepsy. Animals and humans are also susceptible to many of the same bacteria and viruses, such as anthrax, smallpox, and malaria. Because animals share so many health risks and issues with humans, they can be useful models for understanding illness and how to treat it. "Science, Medicine, and Animals discusses how animals have been and continue to be an important component of biomedical research. It addresses the history of animal research and what it looks like today, and gives an overview of some of the medical advances that would not have been possible without animal models. Finally, it looks at the regulations and oversight governing animal use, as well as efforts to use animals more humanely and efficiently
Dewey number
616.0273
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Science, medicine, and animals, National Research Council of the National Academies
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Back material cites Committee to Update Science, Medicine, and Animals; Institute for Laboratory Animal Research Council; and Institute for Laboratory Animal Research
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes resources and web links (pages 41-47)
Color
multicolored
Contents
""FrontMatter""; ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Introduction""; ""SIDEBAR:Why Use Animals?""; ""A Theory of Germs""; ""SIDEBAR:Overcoming Disease""; ""Vaccines""; ""SIDEBAR: Penguins!""; ""Understanding Epilepsy""; ""Surgical Advancements""; ""Cancer Therapies""; ""The Concept of Basic Research""; ""Safety Testing""; ""SIDEBAR: Cruelty Free""; ""Regulation of Animal Research""; ""Continuing Efforts to More Efficiently Use Laboratory Animals""; ""SIDEBAR: The 3 Rs in Action""; ""Conclusion""; ""Resources and Web Links""; ""BackMatter""
Control code
ocm57734979
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (52 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309511667
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)57734979
Label
Science, medicine, and animals, National Research Council of the National Academies
Publication
Note
Back material cites Committee to Update Science, Medicine, and Animals; Institute for Laboratory Animal Research Council; and Institute for Laboratory Animal Research
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes resources and web links (pages 41-47)
Color
multicolored
Contents
""FrontMatter""; ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Introduction""; ""SIDEBAR:Why Use Animals?""; ""A Theory of Germs""; ""SIDEBAR:Overcoming Disease""; ""Vaccines""; ""SIDEBAR: Penguins!""; ""Understanding Epilepsy""; ""Surgical Advancements""; ""Cancer Therapies""; ""The Concept of Basic Research""; ""Safety Testing""; ""SIDEBAR: Cruelty Free""; ""Regulation of Animal Research""; ""Continuing Efforts to More Efficiently Use Laboratory Animals""; ""SIDEBAR: The 3 Rs in Action""; ""Conclusion""; ""Resources and Web Links""; ""BackMatter""
Control code
ocm57734979
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (52 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309511667
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)57734979

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