Electrocardiography of Laboratory Animals 2nd Edition PDF

Electrocardiography of Laboratory Animals PDF, Second Edition, is the only publication covering electrocardiography of laboratory animals. With countries instituting requirements for the care of laboratory animals in research, this publication offers a standard on performing and analyzing ECGs. Topics covered include safety electrocardiography, toxicology, safety pharmacology, and telemetry, all important areas of discussion for biological and medical researchers, veterinarians, zoologists, and students who need to understand the electrocardiography of five species of animals used in research: canines, nonhuman primates, mini pigs, rodents (rats and mice), rabbits and cats.

  • Offers guidance in interpretation of laboratory animal ECGs by animal type
  • Provides comparisons of ECGs across animal species
  • Includes coverage of three animal species: canines, nonhuman primates and mini pigs, also including three additional species: rodents (rats and mice), rabbits and cats
  • Supports adherence to FDA requirements of ECG performance and qualitative analysis on large laboratory animals
About The Author

Jeffrey Richig

Jeffrey W. Richig, DVM is CEO of ECGVET, LLC and Special Government Employee consultant to the FDA for the cardiovascular and renal drugs division. He has over twenty-five years of experience in electrocardiography for pre-clinical safety evaluation studies and is known as a leading expert in the field.

Affiliations and Expertise

CEO of ECGVET, LLC and Special Government Employee consultant to the FDA’s cardiovascular and renal drugs division, USA

Meg Sleeper

Meg Sleeper, VMD, is a Clinical Professor of Cardiology in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainsville, FL, USA

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Professor, Cardiology, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainsville, FL, USA

Table of Contents
1. Electrocardiography in preclinical safety
2. Fundamental principles of electrocardiography
3. Electrocardiography of rodents
4. Electrocardiography of rabbits
5. Electrocardiography of cats
6. Electrocardiography of dogs
7. Handling and restraint of non-human primates
8. Electrocardiography of non-human primates
9. Electrocardiography of neonates/juveniles
10. Electrocardiography of minipigs
11. Telemetry in preclinical safety studies
12. PR (PQ), QRS, QT and other issues

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