Biomaterials Science: An Introduction to Materials in Medicine

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Buddy D. Ratner, Allan S. Hoffman, Frederick J. Schoen
Elsevier, 1996 - Medical - 484 pages
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This book introduces a subject that has profound impact on human health and considerable economic importance. The issues addressed include the biology, medical applications, markets, regulation, and ethical issues involved in biomaterials science. This spectrum of issues reflects the interdisciplinary nature of the field.

Key Features
* Provides a strong, cohesive compilation unlike any other currently on the market
* Covers the entire spectrum of biomaterials and their use in medicine
* Contributions of leaders in the biomaterials field
  

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gud for biomatrial,t think lectre norita used this

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User Review  - Kelsey - Goodreads

Not a bad textbook. It covered a lot of interesting topics. However, it is very, VERY, VERY dry. Read it in small bursts. Read full review

Contents

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MATERIALS SCIENCE
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Classes of Materials Used in Medicine
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Implant and Device Failure
443
Perspectives and Possibilities
465

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