Handbook of Clinical Automation, Robotics, and Optimization / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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This comprehensive landmark book describes the technology of the future in diagnostic medicine, how to integrate it into the modern hospital and how to work with people to adapt, change and plan for a smooth transition to a fully robotic laboratory. Features an extensive section on point-of-care testing along with a modern perspective of how this will transform medicine. Global experts in their fields have authored all chapters which include a unique one on machine vision and another (with several plates) that discusses the automation of a clinical laboratory in Japan.
|Series:||Wiley-Interscience Series on Laboratory Automation Series , #2|
|Product dimensions:||6.57(w) x 9.57(h) x 1.97(d)|
About the Author
GERALD J. KOST, MD, PhD, is Professor of Medical Pathology and Director of Clinical Chemistry in the School of Medicine and a member of the Biomedical Engineering Graduate Group at the University of California, Davis. He received his BS in Engineering and MS (EEP) in Engineering-Economic Systems from Stanford University. He received his PhD in Bioengineering from the University of California, San Diego, and his MD from the University of California, San Francisco, in a joint medical scientist program. His research focuses on myocardial injury, ionized calcium, point-of-care testing, critical limits, and knowledge optimization to improve outcomes.
Table of Contents
Partial table of contents:
Historical Perspectives and Critical Issues (R. Markin).
THEORY AND FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES.
Neural Networks (F. Vertosick).
Fuzzy Logic Expert Systems (J. Martin & L. Maquire).
ROBOTICS, VISUAL PROCESSING, AND INTEGRATED SYSTEMS.
Logistics and Transport (D. Weber).
Image Analysis (W. Wells & V. Memoli).
Strategic Planning for Automation (M. Lifshitz & R. De Cresce).
Process Control and On-Line Optimization (S. Middleton & P. Mountain).
Robotic Automation of Near-Patient Testing (R. Felder).
Information Integration for Point-of-Care and Satellite Testing (E. Jacobs).
Assuring Medical Decision Quality Through Decision Analysis for Patients and Physicians (J. Belkora, et al.).
Algorithmic Diagnosis (J. Yang, et al.).