NewLecture 2 - Ethics

NewLecture 2 - Ethics - Research Ethics I. Animals...

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Research Ethics
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I. Animals A. Contributions of animal experiments Insulin Blood pressure medication Asthma Psychoactive effects of drugs Chemotherapy Cataract surgery Kidney dialysis Neural development Vaccines for polio and rabies Organ transplants
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Contributions cont. Coronary bypass surgery Stroke and head injury rehab techniques Drug Addiction Benefits to animals (veterinary and wildlife protection)
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Animals cont. A. Rationale for Use of Animals 1. Similar physiological systems 2. Need a whole living organism 3. Experimental control
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Animals cont. Animal welfare – assuring the health and well- being of animals Humane Treatment of Animals Federally regulated - Animal Welfare Act of 1985 “Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals” – U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services 1. regulates elimination/alleviation of pain
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Animals cont. a. All animal research must be supervised by someone trained in research methods and has animal experience - all individuals under supervision of a psy. are properly trained a. Psy make reasonable efforts to minimize the discomfort, infection, illness, and pain of animal subjects
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Animals cont. a.
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course PYSC 226 taught by Professor Levens during the Fall '09 term at South Carolina.

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NewLecture 2 - Ethics - Research Ethics I. Animals...

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