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Encyclopedia of medical devices, instrumentation

John and Sons Wiley

Encyclopedia of Medical Devices

Encyclopedia of Medical Devices and Instrumentation, Second Edition is a comprehensive six-volume reference covering every aspect of how medical devices and instruments are used to treat diseases

Containing 260 alphabetically arranged articles, this second edition now addresses the latest developments in such areas as nanotechnology, fibre optics, and signal processing.

This resource demonstrates how technology has assisted healthcare professionals and patients in many areas of medicine, including anesthesiology, cardiology, critical care medicine, dermatology, dentistry, emergency medicine, medical physics, neurology, nutrition, obstetrics, oncology, pain, pediatrics, vascular disease, pharmacology, physical therapy, psychiatry, surgery, and urology.

In addition to the six-volume print set, this reference is also available online via Wiley InterScience, the company's online publishing platform.

The online version offers functionality not available with the print version, including continuous content updates; a powerful search engine that provides easy access to the full text, tables, and figures; and chapters that can be viewed, downloaded, and printed in PDF format.

'Encyclopedia of Medical Devices and Instrumentation, Second Edition' is a must-have for students, engineers, physicians, designers, and research personnel from industry, universities, and hospitals.

editor-in-chief John Webster is professor emeritus of biomedical engineering at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

A fellow of the IEEE, Webster is the editor of the 24- volume Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

He has authored or co-authored more than 150 scholarly articles and numerous books, including Bioinstrumentation, Sensors and Signal Conditioning, Second Edition, Analog Processing of Signals, and Medical Instrumentation: Applications and Design, Fourth Edition.

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