Introduction to Biomedical Equipment Technology

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Prentice Hall, 2001 - Medical - 743 pages
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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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Joseph J. Carr is a leading electronics author who has written scores of well-reviewed books and technical articles. An electrical engineer and experienced electronics bench technician with CET and CCE certifications, Carr is a former winner of ISCET's Technician of the Year award. Also a columnist for several prestigious publications, including Nuts 'n' Volts, Carr's other best-selling books include DC Power Supplies: A Technician's Guide; Practical Antenna Handbook, Second Edition; Mastering IC Electronics; and Old Time Radios!

Professor of Chemistry in the Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory at the University of Oxford.

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