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  • 319pp. Published December 2018
  • Scientific Research Publishing,Inc.,USA
  • Category: Medicine & Healthcare
  • ISBN: 978-1-61896-649-0
  • (Hardcover) USD 109.00
  • ISBN: 978-1-61896-648-3
  • (Paperback) USD 89.00
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Adavances in Engineering Technology in Medicine
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Biomedical Engineering (BME) or Medical Engineering is the application of engineering principles and design concepts to medicine and biology for healthcare purposes (e.g. diagnostic or therapeutic). This field seeks to close the gap between engineering and medicine, combining the design and problem solving skills of engineering with medical biological sciences to advance health care treatment, including diagnosis, monitoring, and therapy.[1] Also included under the scope of a biomedical engineer is the management of current medical equipment within hospitals while adhering to relevant industry standards. This involves equipment recommendations, procurement, routine testing and preventative maintenance, through to decommissioning and disposal. This role is also known as a Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) or clinical engineering.


In the present book, fifteen typical literatures about engineering technology in medicine     published on international authoritative journals were selected to introduce the worldwide newest progress, which contains reviews or original researches on medical devices, clinical engineering, tissue engineering, genetic engineering, medical imaging, etc. We hope this book can demonstrate advances in engineering technology in medicine as well as give references to the researchers, students and other related people.

Components of the Book:
  • Chapter 1
    Application of stem cells in tissue engineering for defense medicine
  • Chapter 2
    Health-promoting factors in medical students and students of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics: design and baseline results of a comparative longitudinal study
  • Chapter 3
    Student learning outcomes from a pilot medical innovations course with nursing, engineering, and biology undergraduate students
  • Chapter 4
    Convergence and translation: attitudes to inter-professional learning and teaching of creative problem-solving among medical and engineering students and staff
  • Chapter 5
    Technical Medicine: Designing Medical Technological Solutions for Improved Health Care
  • Chapter 6
    Comprehensive user requirements engineering methodology for secure and interoperable health data exchange
  • Chapter 7
    Emerging Use of Early Health Technology Assessment in Medical Product Development: A Scoping Review of the Literature
  • Chapter 8
    3D Printing in Pharmaceutical and Medical Applications – Recent Achievements and Challenges
  • Chapter 9
    The Impact of Postgraduate Health Technology Innovation Training: Outcomes of the Stanford Biodesign Fellowship
  • Chapter 10
    Assigning Functions to Medical Technologies
  • Chapter 11
    The use of advanced medical technologies at home: a systematic review of the literature
  • Chapter 12
    Model-guided therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma: a role for information technology in predictive, preventive and personalized medicine
Readership: Students, academics, teachers and other people attending or interested in engineering technology in medicine.
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