Encyclopedia of Medical Devices and Instrumentation
Copyright © 2010 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Online ISBN: 9780471732877
Editor(s): Dr. John G. Webster, Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin
About this Book
Welcome to the home of the Encyclopedia of Medical Devices and Instrumentation online! The articles in the Encyclopedia of Medical Devices and Instrumentation focus on what is currently useful or is likely to be useful in future medicine. They answer the questions, "What are the branches of medicine and how does technology assist each of them?" Articles focus on the practice of medicine that is assisted by devices, rather than including, for example, the use of drugs to treat diseases. The title is the only resource on the market addressing the subject in encyclopedic detail.
Articles emphasize the contributions of engineering, physics, and computers to the general areas of anesthesiology, biomaterials, burns, cardiology, clinical chemistry, clinical engineering, communicative disorders, computers in medicine, critical care medicine, dermatology, dentistry, ear, nose, and throat, emergency medicine, medical physics, microbiology, nephrology, neurology, nutrition, obstetrics, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pain, pediatrics, peripheral vascular disease, pharmacology, physical therapy, psychiatry, pulmonary medicine radiology, rehabilitation, surgery, transducers, and urology.
- Corresponding to six volumes of print reference, this online edition contains over 250 articles written by specific experts in the field
- Articles include developments in medical devices, including nanotechnology, fiber optics, and signal processing
- Articles are accessible to anyone, from students to engineers to physicians and research personnel
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