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Heather N. Hayenga, Helim Aranda-Espinoza
May 25, 2017

This book describes the fundamental knowledge of mechanics and its application to biomaterials. An overivew of computer modeling in biomaterials is offered and multiple fields where biomaterials are used are reviewed with particular emphasis to the importance of the mechanical properties of biomater...

Engineering 3D Tissue Test Systems

Karen J.L. Burg, Didier Dréau, Timothy Burg
July 27, 2017

Engineering 3D Tissue Test Systems provides an introduction to, and unique coverage of, a rapidly evolving area in biomaterials engineering. It reveals the current and future research responses, the current and future diagnostic applications, and provides a comprehensive overview to foster...

Diagnostic Devices with Microfluidics

Francesco Piraino, Šeila Selimović
June 14, 2017

This book provides a current view of the research and commercial landscape of diagnostics devices, particularly those that utilize microscale technologies, intended for both patient and laboratory use. Common diagnostic devices that are based on microfluidic principles include glucose sensors for...

Silver Nanoparticles for Antibacterial Devices: Biocompatibility and Toxicity

Huiliang Cao
May 25, 2017

Since the potential toxicity of silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) has raised serious concerns in the biomaterials and biomedical engineering community, Silver Nanoparticles for Antibacterial Devices: Biocompatibility and Toxicity brings together the synthesis, the physicochemical properties and the...

Biomaterial Mechanics

Heather N. Hayenga, Helim Aranda-Espinoza
May 25, 2017

This book describes the fundamental knowledge of mechanics and its application to biomaterials. An overivew of computer modeling in biomaterials is offered and multiple fields where biomaterials are used are reviewed with particular emphasis to the importance of the mechanical properties of...

The Handbook of Market Research for Life Science Companies: Finding the Answers You Need to Understand Your Market

Jean-Francois Denault
May 24, 2017

As innovation moves from the lab to the market, a new research phase begins for the entrepreneur: the market research phase. Inspired by a new technology that can change the world, critical questions need to be addressed. Is there a market for my innovation? Who are my clients? What do they need?...

Robotic Assistive Technologies: Principles and Practice

Pedro Encarnação, Albert Cook
January 31, 2017

This book contains a comprehensive overview of all current uses of robots in rehabilitation. The underlying principles in each application are provided. This is followed by a critical review of the technology available, of the utilization protocols, and of user studies, outcomes, and clinical...

Wheelchair Skills Assessment and Training

R. Lee Kirby
November 22, 2016

This book provides a wide spectrum of readers with comprehensive but easily understandable protocols for the assessment and training of wheelchair skills. The Wheelchair Research Team at Dalhousie University and the Capital District Health Authority in Halifax (lead by the author) have focused on...

Smart Biomaterial Devices: Polymers in Biomedical Sciences

A.K. Bajpai, Jaya Bajpai, Rajesh Kumar Saini, Priyanka Agrawal, Atul Tiwari
November 11, 2016

Polymers have emerged as one of the most innovative classes of materials in modern materials science, leading to new applications in medicine and pharmacy. This book offers a convincing and understandable approach to polymer biomaterial devices being used in various areas related to biomedical and...

Introduction to Biomedical Engineering Technology, Third Edition

Laurence J. Street
September 01, 2016

This new edition provides major revisions to a text that is suitable for the introduction to biomedical engineering technology course offered in a number of technical institutes and colleges in Canada and the US. Each chapter has been thoroughly updated with new photos and illustrations which...

Scintillation Dosimetry

Sam Beddar, Luc Beaulieu
April 01, 2016

Scintillation Dosimetry delivers a comprehensive introduction to plastic scintillation dosimetry, covering everything from basic radiation dosimetry concepts to plastic scintillating fiber optics. Comprised of chapters authored by leading experts in the medical physics community, the book:...

Wireless Medical Systems and Algorithms: Design and Applications

Pietro Salvo, Miguel Hernandez-Silveira
March 03, 2016

Wireless Medical Systems and Algorithms: Design and Applications provides a state-of-the-art overview of the key steps in the development of wireless medical systems, from biochips to brain–computer interfaces and beyond. The book also examines some of the most advanced algorithms and data...

Usability Testing of Medical Devices, Second Edition

Michael E. Wiklund, P.E., Jonathan Kendler, Allison Y. Strochlic
December 16, 2015

Usability Testing of Medical Devices covers the nitty-gritty of usability test planning, conducting, and results reporting. The book also discusses the government regulations and industry standards that motivate many medical device manufacturers to conduct usability tests. Since publication of the...

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