Medical Devices

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Published:
September 12, 2014
Editor(s):
Walter Karlen
Efficient mobile systems that allow for vital sign monitoring and disease diagnosis at the point of care can help combat issues such as rising healthcare costs, treatment delays in remote and resource-poor areas, and the global shortage of skilled medical personnel. Covering everything from sensors 
Published:
July 25, 2014
Author(s):
Dev Raheja
A critical and often overlooked aspect of preventing medical device recalls is the ability to implement systems thinking. Although systems thinking won’t prevent every mistake, it remains one of the most effective tools for evaluating hidden risks and discovering robust solutions for eliminating 
Published:
February 20, 2014
Author(s):
Megh R Goyal
Artificial organs are one of the world’s greatest advancements in medicine. This book covers cardiopulmonary bypass surgery; artificial hearts and pacemakers; stenting and ballooning; artificial lungs, kidneys, and knees, dental protheses; and more. It is a one-stop source of basic knowledge and 
Published:
December 07, 2013
Author(s):
Keith Willson, Keith Ison, Slavik Tabakov
Know What to Expect When Managing Medical Equipment and Healthcare Technology in Your Organization As medical technology in clinical care becomes more complex, clinical professionals and support staff must know how to keep patients safe and equipment working in the clinical environment. Accessible 
Published:
August 08, 2012
Editor(s):
Victor R. Preedy, Vinood Patel
Discussing the role biosensors play in detecting and monitoring environmental substances, Biosensors and Environmental Health provides key facts that can be applied to other areas of health and disease and a "mini-dictionary" of key terms and summary points. It covers personal toxicity testing, 
Published:
September 28, 2011
Editor(s):
Daniel Tze Huei Lai, Marimuthu Palaniswami, Rezaul Begg
Healthcare sensor networks (HSNs) now offer the possibility to continuously monitor human activity and physiological signals in a mobile environment. Such sensor networks may be able to reduce the strain on the present healthcare workforce by providing new autonomous monitoring services ranging 
Published:
September 28, 2011
Editor(s):
Andres Diaz Lantada
This book covers biodevices, mainly implantable or quirurgical, for the diagnosis or treatment of different pathologies, which benefit from the use of active materials as sensors or actuators. Such active or "intelligent" materials are capable of responding in a controlled way to different external 
Published:
October 20, 2008
Author(s):
Shayne C. Gad, Shayne C. Gad, Marian G. McCord
Capturing the growth of the global medical device market in recent years, this practical new guide is essential for all who are responsible for ensuring safety in the use and manufacture of medical devices. It has been extensively updated to reflect significant advances, incorporating combination 
Published:
June 26, 2007
Editor(s):
Lynn D Torbeck
This title demonstrates how designed experiments are the most scientific, efficient, and cost effective method of data collection for validation in a laboratory setting. Intended as a learn-by-example guide, Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Validation by Experimental Design demonstrates why 
Published:
January 13, 2006
Editor(s):
Ram B. Gupta, Uday B. Kompella
Nanoparticles, products of nanotechnology, are of increasing interest to the pharmaceutical community. They can increase drug solubility, enhance bioavailability, allow tissue targeting, offer decreased side-effects, and improve therapeutic efficacy. Presenting the most pertinent and practical