ABSTRACT

The Physiological Measurement Handbook presents an extensive range of topics that encompass the subject of measurement in all departments of medicine. The handbook describes the use of instruments and techniques for practical measurements required in medicine. It covers sensors, techniques, hardware, and software as well as information on processin

chapter 1|12 pages

◾ Overview of Physiological Measurements

ByP. ÅKE ÖBERG AND TATSUO TOGAWA

chapter 2|30 pages

◾ Cardiology: Blood Pressure

ByALBERTO AVOLIO, MARK BUTLIN, DEAN WINTER

chapter 3|32 pages

◾ Cardiology: Electrocardiography

ByJASON NG, JEFFREY J. GOLDBERGER

chapter 4|26 pages

◾ Cardiology: Hemodynamics

BySÁNDOR J. KOVÁCS

chapter 6|8 pages

◾ Dermatology

ByJOHN G. WEBSTER

chapter 7|30 pages

◾ Gastroenterology

ByJOHN WILLIAM ARKWRIGHT AND PHIL DINNING

chapter 8|10 pages

◾ Measuring Glomerular Filtration Rate in Clinical Practice

ByA. MICHAEL PETERS

chapter 9|42 pages

◾ Neurology: Central Nervous System

ByRICHARD B. REILLY

chapter 10|24 pages

◾ Neurology: Peripheral Nerves and Muscles

ByERNEST NLANDU KAMAVUAKO AND DARIO FARINA

chapter 11|30 pages

◾ Obstetrics and Gynecology

ByMICHAEL R. NEUMAN

chapter 12|20 pages

◾ Ophthalmology

ByAYYAKKANNU MANIVANNAN, VIKKI MCBAIN

chapter 13|30 pages

◾ Orthopedics

ByMIRIAM HWANG, UBONG UDOEKWERE, GERALD HARRIS

chapter 15|38 pages

◾ Pathology: Chemical Tests

ByARLYNE B. SIMON, BRENDAN M. LEUNG, TOMMASO BERSANO-BEGEY, LARRY J. BISCHOF, AND SHUICHI TAKAYAMA

chapter 16|26 pages

◾ Pediatric Physiological Measurements

ByMICHAEL R. NEUMAN

chapter 17|34 pages

◾ Measurements in Pulmonology

ByJASON H.T. BATES, DAVID W. KACZKA, AND G. KIM PRISK

chapter 18|24 pages

◾ Radiology

ByMELVIN P. SIEDBAND, JOHN G. WEBSTER

chapter 19|8 pages

◾ Rehabilitation

ByJOHN G. WEBSTER

chapter 20|52 pages

◾ Urology

ByMICHAEL DRINNAN, CLIVE GRIFFITHS

chapter 21|52 pages

◾ Data Processing, Analysis, and Statistics

ByGORDON SILVERMAN, MALCOLM S. WOOLFSON