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Biomedical Technology and Devices, Second Edition focuses on the equipment, devices, and techniques used in modern medicine to diagnose, treat, and monitor human illnesses. Gathering together and compiling the latest information available on medical technology, this revised work adds ten new chapters. It starts with the basics, introducing the history of the thermometer and measuring body temperature, before moving on to a medley of devices that are far more complex. This book explores diverse technological functions and procedures including signal processing, auditory systems, magnetic resona. Read more... Front Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Editors; Contributors; Chapter 1 --Measuring Body Temperature; Chapter 2 --Ultrasonic Blood Flow and Velocity Measurement; Chapter 3 --Evoked Potentials; Chapter 4 --Electroencephalography; Chapter 5 --Hearing and Audiological Assessment; Chapter 6 --Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Chapter 7 --Ultrasonic Imaging; Chapter 8 --Emission Imaging; Chapter 9 --Endoscopy; Chapter 10 --Optical Coherence Tomography; Chapter 11 --Biophotonics: Clinical Fluorescence Spectroscopy and Imaging; Chapter 12 --Biological Assays: Cellular Level Chapter 13 --Histology and StainingChapter 14 --Radioimmunoassay: Technical Background; Chapter 15 --Clinically Applied Biomaterials: Soft Tissue; Chapter 16 --Active Materials; Chapter 17 --Gene Therapy for Tissue Engineering; Chapter 18 --Bioactive Scaffold Design for Articular Cartilage Engineering; Chapter 19 --Anesthesia Monitoring Devices; Chapter 20 --Minimally Invasive Cardiovascular Technologies; Chapter 21 --Neuroendovascular Medical Devices; Chapter 22 --Electro-Physiological Solutions for Cardiac Disease; Chapter 23 --Stereotactic Procedures Chapter 24 --Extracorporeal Blood-Filtering TechnologiesChapter 25 --Point-of-Care Monitoring Devices in Critical-Emergency-Disaster Care; Chapter 26 --Neural Prostheses for Movement Restoration; Chapter 27 --Pharmaceutical Technical Background on Drug-Delivery Methods; Chapter 28 --Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy; Chapter 29 --Image-Guided Thermal Therapy; Chapter 30 --Medical Robotics; Back Cover
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James Arthur Moore is an American horror novelist and short story writer.
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