Amanda Novak (Edinburgh) presents advice on good surgical technique and refinements to incorporate into rodent stereotactic surgery procedures.
10 years of CRACK IT webinar: TaiNi, a small and ultra lightweight wireless EEG recording device.
Guidance on choosing the appropriate anesthesia for laboratory animals, including links to further resources.
Key papers and resources on the topic of microsampling.
Learn more about why the single use of needles should be standard practice and how to implement this in your facility.
Principles and techniques for humane killing of laboratory animals.
Ensuring best practice in anaesthesia for minor procedures.
Factors to consider prior to anaesthesia of laboratory animals.
How to choose appropriate anaesthetic agents and regimens.
Why and how to monitor anaesthetised animals.
Use of different anaesthetic breathing systems, airway management, and neuromuscular blocking drugs.
Managing anaesthesia and what can be done to prevent problems.
Recovery from anaesthesia and post-anaesthetic support.
The welfare benefits of double-decker rodent cages in allowing rats to engage in natural behaviours.
Group housed zebrafish show lower levels of stress and anxiety when they undergo procedures than those who are housed singly.
Key issues for the humane killing of laboratory animals.
General principles in analgesia to support best practice.
Examples of study designs that may be used for microsampling from either main study animals or from satellite groups of animals.
Wiki on refinement of the use of chronic implants in neuroscience research using non-human primates. DISCONTINUED.
Guidelines on the use of food and fluid control in behavioural neuroscience.