Biomedical Instrumentation: Technology and Applications / Edition 1

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One of the most comprehensive books in the field, this import from TATA McGraw-Hill rigorously covers the latest developments in medical imaging systems, gamma camera, PET camera, SPECT camera and lithotripsy technology. Written for working engineers, technicians, and graduate students, the book includes of hundreds of images as well as detailed working instructions for the newest and more popular instruments used by biomedical engineers today.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071447843
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/5/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 924
  • Sales rank: 1,497,162
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 2.13 (d)

Meet the Author

R. S. KHANDPUR is currently Director General, Pushpa Gujral Science City, Kapurthala, Punjab. Prior to this, he was Director General, Centre for Electronics Design and Technology of India (CEDTI), an autonomous Scientific Society of the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Government of India. He was the Founder/Director of CEDTI, Mohali, which is the first ISO-9002 certified organization of the Ministry of Information Technology.

Mr. Khandpur is the recipient of the 1989 Independence Day Award by the National Research and Development Corporation and IETE (Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers) for outstanding contributions toward the development of the electronics industry. He is Member, Board of Governors, Punjab Technical University; Director, Board of Directors, Electronics Corporation of Punjab; AICTE Distinguished Visiting Professor and Member, Vision Group on IT, established by the Punjab Government.

He has served as a scientist for 24 years in CSIO, Chandigarh, a constituent laboratory of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), as Head of the Medical Instruments Division (1975-1989) and Head of Electronics Division (1986-1989). He was the Project Coordinator for India’s first Medical Linear Accelerator Machine for cancer treatment, installed at PGI, Chandigarh, in 1989. Mr. Khandpur is a Member of the IEEE (Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers), USA; a fellow of IETE (Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers), and Member, Society for Engineering in Medicine and Biology, USA.

He has over 37 years of experience in R&D, technology development, technology transfer, education and training, consultancy, and management at national and international levels. Mr. Khandpur holds 6 patents of innovative designs, has authored 7 books, and has published over 60 research and review papers.

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Table of Contents

1 Fundamentals of medical instrumentation 3
2 Bioelectric signals and electrodes 32
3 Physiological transducers 66
4 Recording systems 111
5 Biomedical recorders 154
6 Patient monitoring systems 186
7 Arrhythmia and ambulatory monitoring instruments 243
8 Foetal monitoring instruments 263
9 Biomedical telemetry and telemedicine 283
10 Oximeters 312
11 Blood flowmeters 325
12 Cardiac output measurement 344
13 Pulmonary function analysers 358
14 Clinical laboratory instruments 387
15 Blood gas analyzers 420
16 Blood cell counters 444
17 Audiometers and hearing aids 463
18 Patient safety 486
19 X-ray machines and digital radiography 507
20 X-ray computed tomography 538
21 Nuclear medical imaging systems 563
22 Magnetic resonance imaging system 592
23 Ultrasonic imaging systems 623
24 Thermal imaging systems 670
25 Cardiac pacemakers 687
26 Cardiac defibrillators 714
27 Instruments for surgery 728
28 Laser applications in biomedical field 743
29 Physiotherapy and electrotherapy equipment 760
30 Haemodialysis machines 785
31 Lithotriptors 810
32 Anaesthesia machine 825
33 Ventilators 837
34 Radiotherapy equipment 853
35 Automated drug delivery systems 870
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