Please note: The workshop is fully booked!
This workshop on "Recognition, prevention and alleviation of pain and distress in laboratory animals" will be held on 21.-25.11.2022 starting from 4:00 p.m., presented by Professor Paul Flecknell and Dr. Matt Leach.
Topics covered will include:
What is pain and distress?
Why we need to assess pain and distress, and how to do it.
Cage-side methods of pain assessment.
Severity assessment, using scoresheets and refining procedures.
Pain, nociception and how analgesics work.
Analgesics – what to give, when and how.
Using analgesics in a research environment – problems and pitfall.
Practical exercises in avoiding and minimising pain and distress.