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NHMRC

Guidelines on the use of animals for training interventional medical practitioners and demonstrating medical equipment and techniques (2009)

Summary information

Publishing date: 
2009
Status: 
Current
Reference number: 
EA26
ISBN: 
1864964251
Available in print: 
No - PDF only
Further information: 
nhmrc.publications@nhmrc.gov.au

Synopsis

These guidelines have been developed by NHMRC on advice from its Animal Welfare Committee. They aim to assist Animal Ethics Committees in the consideration of applications for the use of animals to train interventional medical practitioners in techniques and how to use new technology.

These guidelines are also intended to inform participants in training programs of the issues of animal care and welfare when animals are used in interventional medical training settings.

These guidelines should be read in conjunction with the Australian code for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes 8th edition (2013).

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