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Print Materials

Bioethics and the Use of Laboratory Animals - Ethics in Theory and Practice

Editors: A. Lanny Kraus and David Renquist

This is the latest of the ACLAM "Blue-Book" series. It contains manuscripts from all plenary speakers at ACLAM's 1998 Forum by the same name. It has been published by the College and can be obtained from Dr. Mel Balk. The monograph may be purchased from the College for $30.00, which includes postage and handling. (ISBN 0-9678384-0-1)
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Following an introductory Chapter written by Lanny Kraus, there are 18 Chapters written by prominent philosophers, ethicists, scientists, veterinarians and others that deal with the use of animals in research. Additionally there are two Chapters dealing with bioethics in general, one concerning "end-of-life" decisions and one, a speculative look to future issues in bioethics.

ACLAM Sponsored Textbooks and References

G.L. Van Hoosier, Jr., and Charles W. McPherson, eds.:
Laboratory Hamsters, 1987

B. Taylor Bennett, Christian R. Abee, Roy Henrickson, eds:
Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research, Biology and Management, 1995 OUT OF STOCK 9/2006

B. Taylor Bennett, Christian R. Abee, Roy Henrickson, eds:
Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research, Diseases, 1998

James G. Fox, Lynn C. Anderson, Franklin M. Loew, and Fred W. Quimby, eds.:
Laboratory Animal Medicine, second edition, 2002

Mark A. Suckow, Steven H. Weisbroth, and Craig L. Franklin, eds.:
The Laboratory Rat, second edition, 2006

James G. Fox, Stephen W. Barthold, Muriel T. Davisson, Christian E. Newcomer, Fred W. Quimby, and Abigail L. Smith, eds.:
The Mouse in Biomedical Research, Second Edition: Volume I: History, Wild Mice, and Genetics; Volume II: Diseases; Volume III: Normative Biology, Husbandry, and Models; Volume IV: Immunology, 2007.

DG Baker, ed.:
Flynn's Parasites of Laboratory Animals, 2nd ed. 2007; Wiley-Blackwell, publisher.

Jack R. Hessler, Noel Lehner, and Clifford R. Roberts, eds.:
Planning and Designing Research Animal Facilities, 2008

Richard E. Fish, Peggy J. Danneman, Marilyn Brown, and Alicia Z. Karas, eds.:
Anesthesia and Analgesia in Laboratory Animals, second edition, 2008

John E. Harkness, Patricia V. Turner, Susan Vande Woude, and Colette L. Wheler, eds.:
Biology and Medicine of Rabbits and Rodents, fifth edition, 2010

Mark A. Suckow, Karla A. Stevens, Ronald P. Wilson:
The Laboratory Rabbit*, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents, 2012
      * PROSE award from the American Publishers Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence

Christian Abee, Keith Mansfield, Suzette Tardiff, and Timothy Morris, eds.:
Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research, two-volume set, 2nd edition, 2012

Kathryn Bayne and Patricia V. Turner, eds.:
Laboratory Animal Welfare, 2013

Most of these books are available from Elsevier

In Preparation:

Loeb and Quimby’s Clinical Chemistry of Laboratory Animals, 3E (Pub. Taylor & Francis) Eds: Kurtz, Prescott, & Travlos

Biology and Diseases of the Ferret, 3E (Pub. Wiley-Blackwell) Eds: Fox & Marini

Swine in the Laboratory, 2E (CRC Press) Ed: Swindle

Laboratory Animal Medicine, 3E (Elsevier) Eds: Fox, Anderson, Otto, Pritchett-Corning, and Whary

Out of Print:

Joseph E. Wagner, and Patrick J. Manning, eds.: The Biology of the Guinea Pig, 1976

Edwin J. Andrews, Billy C. Ward, and Norman H. Altman, eds.: Spontaneous Animal Models of Human Disease, volume 2, 1980

Henry L. Foster, J. David Small, and James G. Fox, eds.: The Mouse in Biomedical Research, volume 4, 1982

Patrick J. Manning, Daniel H. Ringler, and Christian E. Newcomer, eds.: The Biology of the Laboratory Rabbit, second edition, 1994

Dennis F. Kohn, Sally K. Wixson, William J. White, and G. John Benson, eds.:
Anesthesia and Analgesia in Laboratory Animals, 1997

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Formulary For Laboratory Animals - Third Edition

ACLAM has received permission to post the content of this valuable information resource on our web site. Links to PDF versions of various topics can be found here:

Table of Contents, Preface, Abbreviations and Dose Estimation Among Species
Analgesics and Sedatives
Miscellaneous Drugs
Appendices and References