Introduction to Biomedical Equipment Technology

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9780471041436: Introduction to Biomedical Equipment Technology

This industry standard on biomedical equipment is an important resource for providing a broad technological knowledge base, and deep coverage of critical points. It serves as a handy reference on unfamiliar topics—organized so that users can easily look up topics of interest, study areas where they are weak or where they have not worked in some time. Chapter topics include an overview of the human body; an introduction to biomedical instrumentation and measurement; basic theories of measurement; signals and noise; electrodes, sensors, and transducers; bioelectric amplifiers; electrocardiograph equipment; respiratory therapy equipment; instrumentation for measuring brain parameters; care and feeding of battery operated equipment; computers in biomedical equipment; and quality assurance and continuous quality improvement. For working professionals in biomedical equipment, and for the engineers and technologists who design it.

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Since the publication of Carr and Brown's biomedical equipment text more than ten years ago, it has become the industry standard. Now, this completely revised second edition promises to set the pace for modern 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.

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Joseph J. Carr; John M. Brown
Published by John Wiley & Sons Inc (1981)
ISBN 10: 0471041432 ISBN 13: 9780471041436
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(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description John Wiley & Sons Inc, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0471041432

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