Over the last century, medicine has come out of the "black bag" and emerged as one of the most dynamic and advanced fields of development in science and technology. Today, biomedical engineering plays a critical role in patient diagnosis, care, and rehabilitation. More than ever, biomedical engineers face the challenge of making sure that medical d

chapter |4 pages

Section I. Biomedical Signal Analysis

chapter 3|12 pages

Compression of Digital Biomedical Signals

chapter 6|16 pages

Higher-Order Spectral Analysis

chapter |6 pages

Section II. Imaging

chapter 10|36 pages


chapter 11|16 pages

Computed Tomography

chapter 13|30 pages

Nuclear Medicine

chapter 14|40 pages


chapter 15|14 pages

Magnetic Resonance Microscopy

chapter 16|18 pages

Positron-Emission Tomography (PET)

chapter 17|14 pages

Electrical Impedance Tomography

chapter |4 pages

Section III. Infrared Imaging

chapter 19|14 pages

Advances in Medical Infrared Imaging

chapter 25|22 pages

Infrared Imaging of the Breast-An Overview

chapter 28|14 pages

Advances Thermal Image Processing

chapter 33|18 pages

Thermal Imaging in Surgery

chapter 34|8 pages

Infrared Imaging Applied to Dentistry

chapter 37|26 pages

Infrared Detectors and Detector Arrays

chapter 38|10 pages

Infrared Camera Characterization

chapter |12 pages

Section IV. Medical Informatics

chapter 41|20 pages

Computer-Based Patient Records

chapter |4 pages

Section V. Biomedical Sensors

chapter 46|18 pages

Physical Measurements

chapter 47|14 pages

Biopotential Electrodes

chapter 48|6 pages

Electrochemical Sensors

chapter 49|16 pages

Optical Sensors

chapter 50|10 pages

Bioanalytic Sensors

chapter 51|14 pages

Biological Sensors for Diagnostics

chapter 52|14 pages

Biopotential Amplifiers

chapter 53|10 pages

Bioelectric Impedance Measurements

chapter 54|12 pages

Implantable Cardiac Pacemakers

chapter 56|10 pages

Cardiac Output Measurement

chapter 57|10 pages

External Dfibrillators

chapter 58|8 pages

Implantable Defibrillators

chapter 60|10 pages


chapter 61|12 pages

Mechanical Ventilation

chapter 62|12 pages

Essentials of Anesthesia Delivery

chapter 64|14 pages

Biomedical Lasers

chapter 66|10 pages

Blood Glucose Monitoring

chapter 68|12 pages

Parenteral Infusion Devices

chapter 71|10 pages

Noninvasive Optical Monitoring

part |2 pages

Section VII. Clinical Engineering

part |2 pages

Section VIII. Ethical Issues Associated with the Use of Medical Technology