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|Good Medicine Archive|
2013 Issues Escaping the Research Mousetrap Good Medicine Winter 2013 Vol. XXII, No. 1 Can We End Alzheimer's?
|Ethics in Trauma Training|
The use of live animals in Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) courses was once common. Today, however, the vast majority of these courses use nonanimal teaching tools. Background on ATLS ATLS courses teach procedures designed to respond to acute trauma injuries. These procedures include cricothyroidotomy (an
|Meet Some of the Lost or Surrendered Dogs Who Were Used and Killed at University of Michigan|
The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor (U-M) continues to use dogs from Michigan shelters in its Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course. Notorious Class B dealer R&R Research sells dogs to U-M. Learn more about how these dogs are sold to U-M and help us end the use of animals in U-M’s ATLS course.
|This Is No Dummy: With Advanced Human Simulators for Medical Training, Why Harm Animals?|
Good emergency medical skills can literally mean the difference between life and death. That’s why it’s so important that health care professionals who use these skills receive the best training available. Many physicians, medical students, and emergency responders go through a crucial training program
|Victory! OU Medical Center Ends Animal Use|
The University of Oklahoma Medical Center just confirmed to PCRM that it has stopped killing goats in its trauma training course and now employs nonanimal training methods. But sheep at Massachusetts General Hospital still need your help. Despite thousands of messages from people like you, the hospital killed sheep
|Victory in Alabama! Simulator Replaces Live Pigs in Trauma Training Course|
Independence Day came early this year for pigs in Alabama. Just four days after PCRM wrote to ask the University of South Alabama to stop killing pigs in its trauma training course, the university contacted PCRM to learn about superior nonanimal training methods. In the latest course, instructors used the TraumaMan
|Surrendered Pet Dogs Killed in Trauma Training at University of Michigan, Live Pigs Killed in Fargo, N.D.|
As recently as September, live dogs from shelters were cut open by physicians practicing emergency medical procedures at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. And on Feb. 2, live pigs were unlawfully killed after undergoing the same thing at MeritCare Medical Center in Fargo, N.D. After both Advanced Trauma Lif
|Two More Trauma Training Courses Go Animal Free|
The University of Oklahoma Medical Center and the University of South Alabama both recently announced that they have stopped using animals for trauma training. These facilities join the vast majority of United States trauma training programs, which use only nonanimal methods. Last year, PCRM filed a complaint wit
|You Helped End Pig Deaths at University of Massachusetts|
More than 10,000 of you contacted the University of Massachusetts Medical School and urged its dean to end the school’s deadly use of pigs in trauma training courses. He listened. The dean committed to permanently ending animal use in the school’s Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) courses—and h
|Pigs Killed in North Dakota Trauma Training Course|
April was a cruel month for pigs. At North Dakota State University, live pigs were unlawfully killed after they were subjected to the trauma of confinement and experimentation. But you can end this unnecessary cruelty. Join PCRM in asking the university to end animal use in its Advanced Trauma Life Support course t
|University of Michigan Ends Use of Dogs in ATLS Class|
The University of Michigan has ended the use of live dogs in its Advanced Trauma Life Support course, according to a university statement released Thursday afternoon. The school deserves tremendous credit for moving to nonanimal training tools, according to PCRM cardiologist John Pippin, M.D., F.A.C.C. In the pa
|How You Can Help Reform the March of Dimes|
1. Tell other people about the March of Dimes! Most people are not aware that the charity wastes their charitable donations on cruel and useless experimentation. One way you can easily raise awareness is to write letters: to the editor, to a celebrity spokesperson, and/or to any company in your community that suppor
|Canada Ends Cruel Live Animal Labs|
Canada has ended the lethal use of live animals for trauma training. The last two institutions in the country using animals—the University of Sherbrooke and Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal—recently moved to nonanimal methods. Many Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) programs in Canad
The Detroit News: U-M to end surgery on dogs Feb. 27, 2009 Michigan Live: University of Michigan agrees to stop using live dogs for medical class Feb. 26, 2009 The Detroit News: U-M ends practice of training surgeons on live dogs Feb. 26, 2009 D
|Recent Victories: End of Animal Use for Trauma Training in Sight|
Trauma training programs across the country continue to switch from live animals to medical simulators. Thanks to your efforts, Massachusetts General Hospital and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center are the latest. For the last year and a half, you have asked Mass General to stop using live sheep for Advan