Reading and Resources on: Humane Endpoints

Special Issues of Journals & Full-test Articles

Humane endpoints in animal experiments for biomedical research
Proceedings of the International Conference 22-25 November 1998 Zeist, The Netherlands Laboratory Animals, Special Publication 2001. 28 papers, full-text.
Humane endpoints for animals used in biomedical research and testing
ILAR Journal 41(2):2000. Nine articles, full-text.
2000 Report of the AVMA panel on euthanasia
Defining an acceptable endpoint in invasive experiments
Olfert, E. — AWIC Newsletter 1995, 6(1):3-7

Citations to Journal Articles & Book Chapters

Close, B.
Recommendations for euthanasia of experimental animals. 1.
Laboratory Animal 1996, 30(4): 293-316
Close, B.
Recommendations for euthanasia of experimental animals. 2.
Laboratory Animals 1997, 31(1): 1-32
Coenen, A.M.L.
Carbon dioxide euthanasia in rats - oxygen supplementation minimizes signs of agitation and asphyxia
Laboratory Animals 1995, 29(3):262-68
Cussler, K., Morton, D., Hendriksen, C.F.M.
Humane endpoints as a replacement for the estimation of lethality rates in the potency testing of rabies vaccines
ALTEX - Alternativen zu tierexperimenten 1998, (Suppl):40-42
Hackbarth, H., Kuppers, N.
Euthanasia of rats with carbon dioxide - animal welfare aspects
Laboratory Animals 2000, 34(1):91-96
Hamm, T.E.
Proposed institutional animal care and use committee guidelines for death as an endpoint in rodent studies
Contemporary Topics in Laboratory Animal Science 1995, 34(3):69-71
Morton, D.B.
Ethical and refinement aspects of animal experimentation : Socio-economic and ethical aspects
In: Veterinary Vaccinology (eds. P.P. Pastoret, J. Blancou), Amsterdam:Elsevier, 1997. pp.763-785
Morton, D.B., Townsend, P.
Dealing with adverse effects and suffering during animal research
In: Laboratory animals : an introduction for experimenters, 2nd Ed (ed. A.A. Tuffery) UK:Wiley and Sons, 1995. pp215-231
Olfert, E.
Considerations for defining an acceptable endpoint in toxicological experiments
Lab Animal 1996, 25(3):38-43
Smith, W., Harrap, S.B.
Behavioural and cardiovascular responses of rats to euthanasia using carbon dioxide gas
Laboratory Animals 1997, 31(4):337-46
Ullman-Cullere, Mollie
Body condition scoring: a rapid and accurate method for assessing health status of mice
Laboratory Animal Science 1999, 49(3):319-323
Wolfensohn, S., Lloyd, M.
Recognition of pain and stress in laboratory animals
In: Handbook of laboratory animal management and welfare Chapter 11, pp.174-180. Oxford, UK: Oxford Univ Press, 1994

Mary W. Wood, MLS - Librarian, UCCAA

Contributor: Hsin-Yi Weng, DVM, MPH

Updated: July 10, 2006.