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Mechanics of Human Joints: Physiology: Pathophysiology, and Treatment


January 25, 1993

This reference work brings together the biology, mechanics, neurophysiology and pathophysiology of diseased joints, illustrates available physiologically-based treatments for osteoarthrosis and explains how and when to use them.;Highlighting the most up-to-date biomechanical principles, Mechanics...

High-Performance Computing in Biomedical Research

Theo C. Pilkington, Bruce Loftis, Thomas Palmer, Thomas F. Budinger
September 24, 1992

Leading researchers have contributed state-of-the-art chapters to this overview of high-performance computing in biomedical research. The book includes over 30 pages of color illustrations. Some of the important topics featured in the book include the following:...

Photodynamic Therapy: Basic Principles and Clinical Applications

Henderson
June 19, 1992

Covering all aspects of photodynamic therapy, 70 expert contributors from the fields of photochemistry, photobiology, photophysics, pharmacology, oncology and surgery, provide multidisciplinary discussions on photodynamic therapy - a rapidly-developing approach to the treatment of solid tumours.;...

Szycher's Dictionary of Biomaterials and Medical Devices

Michael Szycher
February 23, 1992

This dictionary contains thousands of definitions from various related disciplines and minimizes the need for several dictionaries. The book defines everything from AAMI (Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation) to zymogen (proenzyme). The editor, an internationally recognized...

Biosensors: Microelectrochemical Devices

M Lambrechts, W Sansen
January 01, 1992

Biosensors are analytical devices that combine a biologically sensitive element with a physical or chemical transducer to selectively and quantitatively detect the presence of specific compounds. Balancing basics, principles, and case studies, Biosensors: Microelectrochemical Devices covers the...

Biosensor Principles and Applications

Blum
August 30, 1991

Considers a new generation of sensors for use in industrial processes, which measure the chemical environment directly by means of a biological agent mainly enzymes so far. Various specialists from Europe, the US, and Japan identify the device's place in their disciplines; review the principles of m...

Prevention of Pressure Sores: Engineering and Clinical Aspects

J.G Webster
June 01, 1991

Prevention of Pressure Sores: Engineering and Clinical Aspects collects together material from throughout the literature. The book first discusses the causes of pressure sores and then describes warning signs and behavior to prevent the incidence of pressure sores. It also examines the numerous...

Bioinstrumentation and Biosensors

Donald L. Wise
January 31, 1991

This reference text consists of contributed chapters by specialists directly carrying out research and development in this emerging field which joins advanced microelectronics with modern biotechnology. Chapters present novel biotechnology-based microelectronic instruments, such as those used for de...

Biosynthesis and Biodegradation of Cellulose

Candace H. Haigler
December 20, 1990

A gathering of articles bringing together knowledge of both the synthesis and degradation of a pervasive biological substance, cellulose. Topics include native cellulose; particle rosettes and terminal globules; microfibril biogenesis; synthesis in Acetobacter xylinum ; biodegradation measurement; e...

Osseo-Integrated Implants, Volume II

Gunther Heimke
July 25, 1990

The focus of this two-volume work is osseo integration. It discusses the use of glue to attach bony tissue as well as the use of the absence of biochemical interactions between some oxide ceramics (particularly pure A1203 ceramic) and the adjacent tissue. This book also demonstrates the possibility...

Rehabilitation Engineering

Raymond V. Smith, John H. Leslie, Jr.
July 03, 1990

The purpose of this handbook is to bring together information on the special devices and associated systems which have been developed to assist the handicapped in living and vocational pursuits and in clinical use. This unique work places emphasis on the devices and systems plus includes...

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