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


Robert H. Weichbrod, Gail A. (Heidbrink) Thompson, John N. Norton
August 28, 2017

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 wi...

CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine

Frances M.D. Gulland, Leslie A. Dierauf, Karyl L. Whitman
May 23, 2018

For three decades, this book has been acknowledged as the most respected scientific reference specifically devoted to marine mammal medicine and health. Written by approximately 100 contributors who are recognized globally as leaders in their respective fields, the CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal...

Small Animal Imaging: Self-Assessment Review

John S. Mattoon, Dana Neelis
March 22, 2018

Presented in an easy-to-ready format, Small Animal Imaging: Self-Assessment Color Review offers a case-based approach to reviewing and interpreting images and developing a differential diagnosis when necessary. Nearly 200 cases are presented, each beginning with the patient’s age, gender, breed,...

Biology and Ecology of Venomous Stingrays

Ramasamy Santhanam
December 21, 2017

This comprehensive book provides first-hand information on the diversity, biology, and ecology of venomous stingrays of freshwater, brackish, and marine ecosystems. Each year thousands of injuries to swimmers and surfers are reported, with 750 to 1,500 stingray injuries reported each year in the US...

Coccidiosis of Man and Domestic Animals

Peter L. Long
December 18, 2017

The present book deals with the biology of a wide range of coccidia of numerous genera including Emeria, Isospora, Sarcocystis, Toxoplasma, Caryospora, and Cryptosporidium. The book will be valuable for advanced undergraduates, graduate students, research workers, and teachers in biology,...

Handbook of Comparative Pharmacokinetics and Residues of Veterinary Therapeutic Drugs

Arthur L. Craigmill
December 14, 2017

Handbook of Comparative Pharmacokinetics and Residues of Veterinary Therapeutic Drugs is a unique compilation of comparative pharmacokinetic data for veterinary therapeutic drugs. The book features an excellent introductory chapter on basic veterinary pharmacokinetics and includes pharmacological...

Handbook of Animal Diversity

Richard E. Blackwelder
December 13, 2017

This book is a summary of the diversity between and within the classes of animals. It is intended for reference on all aspects of animals that can be studied comparatively, but such comparisons requires that the occurrence of the feature in question beknown for more than just one or two groups. It...

Rodent Pest Management

Ishwar Prakash
December 13, 2017

The objective of this multi-authored compendium is, therefore, to bring together the state of arts reported in one place. Written by specialists by specialists in various fields of rondentology, and to suggest future lines of research. It is also felt that this work on rodent pest management will...

Pathobiology Of Marine Mammal Diseases: Volume I

December 13, 2017

These volumes provide information which will be helpful to comparative pathologists, veterinarians, and all marine scientists and other individuals who are interested in the study of marine mammals, and the diseases they develop in both their feral and captive environment.This publication is a...

Methods In Animal Physiology

Zdenek Deyl
December 12, 2017

The aim of the present volume was to give an overview over different available methodological approaches. The specialists may, perhaps, object that in their particular field the level of information is superficial. However, let them look at other chapters in which different approaches are discussed...

Cholesterol Systems in Insects and Animals

Jacqueline Dupont
December 08, 2017

The reviews in this collection are unique in their intent to provide a basis for understanding of the subject. They include historical, descriptive, and comparative information which is not always presented in �state of the science� reviews. Cholesterol is viewed in each chapter as part of a system...

Veterinary Zootoxicology

Murray E. Fowler
December 08, 2017

Only clinically oriented volume devoted to poisonous animals and venoms. Veterinary Zootoxicology provides an excellent overview of the state of the art in venom research. Clinical problems encountered in the United States are emphasized, but situations that occur in other areas of the world are...

Natural History of Vampire Bats

Arthur M. Greenhall
December 08, 2017

A major problem with vampire bats is that whatever information exists is scattered throughout the literature or is not recorded. There are some excellent books on the ecology and biology of bats with very little on vampire bats. This volume fills that gap to provide an in-depth presentation of...