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Medical Device Technologies
 
 

Medical Device Technologies, 1st Edition

A Systems Based Overview Using Engineering Standards

 
Medical Device Technologies, 1st Edition,Gail Baura,ISBN9780123749765
 
 
 

  

Academic Press

9780123749765

9780080961125

528

240 X 197

The first textbook for biomedical engineering courses in medical device design and instrumentation. Comprehensive and self-contained, the book introduces all necessary math (from Junior level calculus) and theory, and is also supported by a rich pedagogy and an extensive range of supporting tutorial and lab based projects.

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Key Features

Key Features:

  • The medical devices discussed are Nobel Prize or Lasker Clinical Prize winners, vital signs devices, and devices in high industry growth areas
  • Three significant Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recall case studies which have impacted FDA medical device regulation are included in appropriate device chapters
  • Exercises at the end of each chapter include traditional homework problems, analysis exercises, and four questions from assigned primary literature
  • Eight laboratory experiments are detailed that provide hands-on reinforcement of device concepts

Description

The goal of this textbook is to provide undergraduate engineering students with an introduction to commonly manufactured medical devices. It is the first textbook that discusses both electrical and mechanical medical devices. The first 20 chapters are medical device technology chapters; the remaining 8 chapters are medical device laboratory experiment chapters.

Each medical device chapter begins with an exposition of appropriate physiology, mathematical modeling or biocompatibility issues, and clinical need. A device system description and system diagram provide details on technology function and administration of diagnosis and/or therapy. The systems approach enables students to quickly identify the relationships between devices. Device key features are based on five applicable consensus standard requirements from organizations such as ISO and the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI).

 

Readership

Junior, Senior and Graduate Students of Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering; Electrical and Electronic Engineers; Clinical Engineers

Gail Baura

Affiliations and Expertise

Vice President, Research & Chief Scientist CardioDynamics Corporation, San Diego, CA, USA

Medical Device Technologies, 1st Edition

Pt 1: Devices; Introduction to Diagnosis and Therapy Devices; Electrocardiographs; Pacemakers; External Defibrillators; Internal Cardioverter Defibrillators; Heart Valves; Catheters, Stents and Grafts; Blood Pressure Monitors; Hemodialyzers; Ventilators; Pulse Oximeters; Thermometers; Electroencephalographs; Neurostimulators; Cochlear Implants; Functional Electrical Stimulators; Hip and Knee Prosthesis; Drug-Eluting Stents; Artificial Pancreas; Part 2: Laboratory Experiments
 
 
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