Examines the application of engineering principles to medicine, particularly the design and function of diagnostic and therapeutic instrumentation. Contains a brief overview of human anatomy and physiology; biomaterials and devices; lasers and applications; biomedical sensors including electrocardiography; nuclear medicine; ultrasound; radiology, computer tomography and magnetic imagings. Features a copious amount of illustrations and tables.
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Human Anatomy and Physiology
Materials Prosthetic and Treatment Devices
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