Encyclopedia of medical devices and instrumentation, Volume 1

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Wiley, 1988 - Medical - 3022 pages
This objective, referenced collection of over 300 articles will cover every aspect of medical devices and instrumentation in four volumes, totalling about 3,000 pages. The Encyclopedia will define the discipline by bringing together the core of knowledge from all the fields encompassed by the application of engineering, physics, and computers to problems in medicine. Some of the many areas covered will include: anaesthesiology; burns; cardiology; clinical chemistry and engineering; critical care medicine; dermatology; dentistry; endocrinology; genetics; gynecology; microbiology; oncology; pharmacology; psychiatry; radiology; surgery; and urology. Cross-references and index included.

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John G. Webster is Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin--Madison. He is the editor of one of the most widely used text in biomedical engineering: Medical Instrumentation: Application and Design, Third Edition (Wiley). In addition, he has developed 18 other books, including the Encyclopedia of Medical Devices and Instrumentation (Wiley), and about 150 research papers. He is the recipient of the 2001 IEEE-EMBS Career Achievement Award.