Encore une université médicale qui arrête de faire le mois prochain des
tests sur des chiens. Il s'agissait de faire des études sur le coeur après
Ainsi il n'y a plus d'universités qui font encore des tests cardiologiques
sur les chiens.
Il s'agit de : Case Western Reserve School of Medicine
Killing Dogs in Training of Doctors Is to End
12:00 am, January 1, 2008
By next month, all American medical schools will have abandoned a
time-honored method of teaching cardiology: operating on dogs to examine
their beating hearts, and disposing of them after the lesson.
Continue to 2nd paragraph By next month, all American medical schools will
have abandoned a time-honored method of teaching cardiology: operating on
dogs to examine their beating hearts, and disposing of them after the
Case Western Reserve School of Medicine was the last to use the method, but
the dean, Dr. Pamela Davis, said it would no longer do so after this month.
On Nov. 19, New York Medical College in Valhalla joined New York’s 11 other
medical schools and announced that it would close its dog laboratory.
Among the 126 American medical schools, 11 still sacrifice animals for
teaching, according to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, an
advocacy group that tracks the practice. Other than Case, none of them use
Francis Belloni, a dean at New York Medical College, said his students now
used echocardiograms to study heart function, and the subjects were live
medical students rather than live dogs. Dr. Belloni said the use of animals
was not done lightly and had value, but added that students would “become
just as good doctors without it.”