Pain & Distress / Humane Endpoints - July 2016

Goal: Understand how to effectively review protocols to ensure pain and distress are minimized consistent with sound research design

Objectives:
  • Define pain, distress, experimental endpoints, and humane endpoints
  • Evaluate the potential for pain and distress
  • Determine the acceptability of the management of possible pain and distress
  • Ensure an appropriate link between experimental and humane endpoints
Module Developers: Alice Huang, Kiirsa Pokryfke, Ernie Prentice, Stacy Pritt, William Singleton
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