Encyclopedia of Medical Devices and Instrumentation / Edition 1

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Overview

This objective, referenced collection of over 300 articles will cover every aspect of medical devices and instrumentation in four volumes, totalling about 3,000 pages. The Encyclopedia will define the discipline by bringing together the core of knowledge from all the fields encompassed by the application of engineering, physics, and computers to problems in medicine. Some of the many areas covered will include: anaesthesiology; burns; cardiology; clinical chemistry and engineering; critical care medicine; dermatology; dentistry; endocrinology; genetics; gynecology; microbiology; oncology; pharmacology; psychiatry; radiology; surgery; and urology. Cross-references and index included.

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"…this set would provide scientific researchers with a useful initial understanding of technologies…" (American Reference Books Annual, March 2007)

"...highly desirable for biomedical engineering programs and health-care providers in need of an in-depth discussion of the design and function of medical devices...highly recommended." (CHOICE, September 2006)

"This is a monumental work...all who have been involved are to be credited for a significant and worthy contribution to our accessible body of knowledge!" (IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, July/August 2006)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471829362
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/28/1988
  • Edition description: 4 Volume Set
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 3022
  • Product dimensions: 8.74 (w) x 11.22 (h) x 6.38 (d)

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