Use of animals in experimental research: an ethical dilemma?

Mankind has been using animals already for a long time for food, for transport and as companion. The use of animals in experimental research parallels the development of medicine, which had its roots in ancient Greece (Aristotle, Hippocrate). With the Cartesian philosophy in the 17th century, experiments on animals could be performed without great moral…

Guidelines for the Use of Fishes in Research

The new and revised Guidelines were developed to provide a structure that ensures appropriate attention to valid experimental design and procedures while also ensuring humane treatment of the experimental subjects. At a practical level, the Guidelines are intended to provide general recommendations on field and laboratory activities, such assampling, holding, and handling fishes; information on…

Clinical PET: Principles and Applications

Páginas: 394 pág.ISBN: 0-387-40854-1With contributions from leaders in the PET community, Textbook of Clinical PET is a valuable overview of the basic principles and clinical applications of PET. Emphasis is placed on the familiarization of normal distribution, artifacts, and common imaging agents such as FDG in conjunction with CT, MRI, and US to establish the…

Proceso Asistencial Integrado. Bloque quirúrgico

En este libro propone un Proceso Asistencial Bloque Quirúrgico permita obtener unos resultados de calidad, adecuándolo a las necesidades tanto de los usuarios como de los profesionales. ÍNDICE 1. INTRODUCCIÓN 2. DEFINICIÓN GLOBAL 3. DESTINATARIOS Y OBJETIVOS Destinatarios y expectativasObjetivos. Flujos de salida. Características de calidad  4. COMPONENTES Descripción generalProfesionales. Actividades. Características de calidadRecursos. Características de calidadUnidades de soporte …

Telerradiología 2004

Páginas: 11 págs.Contenido: La transmisión de pruebas de imagen entre centros lleva practicandose durante años y ha demostrado su utilidad en la búsqueda de opiniones expertas en casos difíciles o de urgencia. Recientemente, los hospitales periféricos de áreas de baja densidad de población, donde los departamentos de radiología no son viables, envían las imágenes radiológicas…

Guidelines for the Use of Fishes in Research (2004)

The use of animals in research carries with it responsibilities for efficient, effective design of experimental studies and for humane treatment of the experimental subjects (Klontz and Smith 1968; Snieszko 1974; DeTolla et al. 1995; Klontz 1995). Animals experiencing physiological trauma may exhibit abnormal behavioral or physiological responses that could defeat the purposes of the…

Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines

The Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines were initially developed to guide government, industry, university, hospital, and other public health and microbiological laboratories in their development of biosafety policies and programs. The Guidelines also serve as a technical document providing information and recommendations on the esign, construction and commissioning of containment facilities. Chapter 1Introduction. . . . .…