Health/Group Health Record

A record maintained by investigative personnel detailing the care and management (treatments, monitoring, etc.) of a health condition that is performed by the laboratory personnel under the direction of the ULAM veterinary staff.

A single record can be used for multiple animals (a group health record) if:

  • All animals are being treated/monitored in the same way and for the same condition, and
  • The animals are housed together in one cage and share a single clinical number.
  • Components of a health/group health record include:
    • Identification of the animal(s)
    • Clinical observations/monitoring
    • Treatment information
      • Drug
      • Dose
      • Route
      • Time/frequency given
    • Date and initial all entries