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Description - Medical Instrumentation: Application and Design by John G. Webster

Provides a comprehensive overview of the basic concepts behind the application and designs of medical instrumentation
This premiere reference on medical instrumentation describes the principles, applications, and design of the medical instrumentation most commonly used in hospitals. It places great emphasis on design principles so that scientists with limited background in electronics can gain enough information to design instruments that may not be commercially available. The revised edition includes new material on microcontroller-based medical instrumentation with relevant code, device design with circuit simulations and implementations, dry electrodes for electrocardiography, sleep apnea monitor, Infusion pump system, medical imaging techniques and electrical safety. Each chapter includes new problems and updated reference material that covers the latest medical technologies.
Medical Instrumentation: Application and Design, Fifth Edition covers general concepts that are applicable to all instrumentation systems, including the static and dynamic characteristics of a system, the engineering design process, the commercial development and regulatory classifications, and the electrical safety, protection, codes and standards for medical devices. The readers learn about the principles behind various sensor mechanisms, the necessary amplifier and filter designs for analog signal processing, and the digital data acquisition, processing, storage and display using microcontrollers. The measurements of both cardiovascular dynamics and respiratory dynamics are discussed, as is the developing field of biosensors. The book also covers general concepts of clinical laboratory instrumentation, medical imaging, various therapeutic and prosthetic devices, and more.

Emphasizes design throughout so scientists and engineers can create medical instruments

Updates the coverage of modern sensor signal processing

New material added to the chapter on modern microcontroller use

Features revised chapters, descriptions, and references throughout

Includes many new worked out examples and supports student problem-solving

Offers updated, new, and expanded materials on a companion webpage

Supplemented with a solutions manual containing complete solutions to all problems

Medical Instrumentation: Application and Design, Fifth Edition is an excellent book for a senior to graduate-level course in biomedical engineering and will benefit other health professionals involved with the topic.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781119457336
Format: Hardback
(238mm x 171mm x 47mm)
Pages: 928
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Jul-2020
Country of Publication: United States

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