Introduction to Biomedical Equipment Technology

Introduction to Biomedical Equipment Technology

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Introduction to Biomedical Equipment Technology is recognized as the premier book used to train biomedical equipment professionals, and serves as an excellent reference for these professionals in the field. It is also a valuable reference work for engineers and technologists who design biomedical equipment. Significant changes to this edition are: *A new chapter on quality Improvement is included. *New sections on hemodialysis machines, the Y2K problem, and new computer devices in medicine are provided. *Key features have been incorporated to address current issues and important technological advances.show more

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  • Hardback | 743 pages
  • 195.6 x 241.3 x 40.6mm | 1,338.11g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0130104922
  • 9780130104922
  • 1,475,802

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"Introduction to Biomedical Equipment Technology" is recognized as the premier book used to train biomedical equipment professionals, and serves as an excellent reference for these professionals in the field. It is also a valuable reference work for engineers and technologists who design biomedical equipment. Significant changes to this edition are: A new chapter on quality Improvement is included. New sections on hemodialysis machines, the Y2K problem, and new computer devices in medicine are provided. Key features have been incorporated to address current issues and important technological advances.show more

Table of contents

1. The Human Body: An Overview. 2. The Heart and Circulatory System. 3. Introduction to Biomedical Instrumentation & Measurement. 4. Basic Theories of Measurement. 5. Signals and Noise. 6. Electrodes, Sensors, and Transducers. 7. Bioelectric Amplifiers. 8. Electrocardiographs. 9. Physiological Pressure and Other Cardiovascular Measurements and Devices. 10. The Human Respiratory System and Its Measurement. 11. Respiratory Therapy Equipment. 12. The Human Nervous System 13. Instrumentation for Measuring Brain Function. 14. Intensive and Coronary Care Units. 15. Operating Rooms. 16. Medical Laboratory Instrumentation. 17. Medical Ultrasonography. 18. Electrosurgery Generators. 19. Care and Feeding of Battery-Operated Medical Equipment. 20. Waveform Display Devices. 21. Electro-Optics (Fiber Optics and Lasers). 22. Computers in Biomedical Equipment. 23. Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Equipment. 24. Electromagnetic Interference to Medical Electronic Equipment. 25. Quality Assurance and Continuous Quality Improvement. 26. Medical Equipment Maintenance: Management, Facilities, and Equipment. 27. Requirements Management. Appendix A. Some Math Notes. Appendix B. Medical Terminology. Appendix C. Glossary. Appendix D. Electrical Safety in the Medical Environment. Index.show more

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