Medical Instrumentation Application and Design

ISBN-10: 0471153680
ISBN-13: 9780471153689
Edition: 3rd 1997 (Revised)
Authors: John G. Webster
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Description: This text describes principles, applications and design of the medical instrumentation most commonly used in hospitals. Because equipment changes with time, Webster stresses the fundamental principles of operation and general types of equipment only.

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List price: $160.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/25/1997
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 720
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

This text describes principles, applications and design of the medical instrumentation most commonly used in hospitals. Because equipment changes with time, Webster stresses the fundamental principles of operation and general types of equipment only.

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Preface
List of Symbols
Basic Concepts of Medical Instrumentation
Terminology of Medicine and Medical Devices
Generalized Medical Instrumentation System
Alternative Operational Modes
Medical Measurement Constraints
Classifications of Biomedical Instruments
Interfering and Modifying Inputs
Compensation Techniques
Biostatistics
Generalized Static Characteristics
Generalized Dynamic Characteristics
Design Criteria
Commercial Medical Instrumentation Development Process
Regulation of Medical Devices
Problems
References
Basic Sensors And Principles
Displacement Measurements
Resistive Sensors
Bridge Circuits
Inductive Sensors
Capacitive Sensors
Piezoelectric Sensors
Temperature Measurements
Thermocouples
Thermistors
Radiation Thermometry
Fiber-Optic Temperature Sensors
Optical Measurements
Radiation Sources
Geometrical and Fiber Optics
Optical Filters
Radiation Sensors
Optical Combinations
Problems
References
Amplifiers and Signal Processing
Ideal Op Amps
Inverting Amplifiers
Noninverting Amplifiers
Differential Amplifiers
Comparators
Rectifiers
Logarithmic Amplifiers
Integrators
Differentiators
Active Filters
Frequency Response
Offset Voltage
Bias Current
Input and Output Resistance
Phase-Sensitive Demodulators
Microcomputers in Medical Instrumentation
Problems
References
The Origin of Biopotentials
Electrical Activity of Excitable Cells
Volume Conductor Fields
Functional Organization of the Peripheral Nervous System
The Electroneurogram (ENG)
The Electromyogram (EMG)
The Electrocardiogram (ECG)
The Electroretinogram (ERG)
The Electroencephalogram (EEG)
The Magnetoencephalogram (MEG)
Problems
References
Biopotential Electrodes
The Electrode-Electrolyte Interface
Polarization
Polarizable and Nonpolarizable Electrodes
Electrode Behavior and Circuit Models
The Electrode-Skin Interface and Motion Artifact
Body-Surface Recording Electrodes
Internal Electrodes
Electrode Arrays
Microelectrodes
Electrodes for Electric Stimulation of Tissue
Practical Hints in Using Electrodes
Problems
References
Biopotential Amplifiers
Basic Requirements
The Electrocardiograph
Problems Frequently Encountered
Transient Protection
Common-Mode and Other Interference-Reduction Circuits
Amplifiers for Other Biopotential Signals
Example of a Biopotential Preamplifier
Other Biopotential Signal Processors
Cardiac Monitors
Biotelemetry
Problems
References
Blood Pressure and Sound
Direct Measurements
Harmonic Analysis of Blood-Pressure Waveforms
Dynamic Properties of Pressure-Measurement Systems
Measurement of System Response
Effects of System Parameters on Response
Bandwidth Requirements for Measuring Blood Pressure
Typical Pressure-Waveform Distortion
Systems for Measuring Venous Pressure
Heart Sounds
Phonocardiography
Cardiac Catheterization
Effects of Potential and Kinetic Energy on Pressure Measurements
Indirect Measurements of Blood Pressure
Tonometry
Problems
References
Measurement of Flow and Volume of Blood
Indicator-Dilution Method That Uses Continuous Infusion
Indicator-Dilution Method That Uses Rapid Injection
Electromagnetic Flowmeters
Ultrasonic Flowmeters
Thermal-Convection Velocity Sensors
Chamber Plethysmography
Electric-Impedance Plethysmography
Photoplethysmography
Problems
References
Measurements of the Respiratory System
Modeling the Respiratory System
Measurement of Pressure
Measurement of Gas-Flow Rate
Lung Volume
Respiratory Plethysmography
Some Tests of Respiratory Mechanics
Measurement of Gas Concentration
Some Tests of Gas Transport
Problems
References
Chemical Biosensors
Blood-Gas and Acid-Base Physiology
Electrochemical Sensors
Chemical Fibrosensors
Ion-Selective Field-Effect Transistor (ISFET)
Immunologically Sensitive Field-Effect Transistor (IMFET)
Noninvasive Blood-Gas Monitoring
Blood-Glucose Sensors
Summary
Problems
References
Clinical Laboratory Instrumentation
Spectrophotometry
Automated Chemical Analyzers
Chromatology
Electrophoresis
Hematology
Problems
References
Medical Imaging Systems
Information Content of an Image
Modulation Transfer Function
Noise-Equivalent Bandwidth
Photography
Television Systems
Radiography
Computed Radiography
Computed Tomography
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Nuclear Medicine
Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography
Positron Emission Tomography
Ultrasonography
Problems
References
Therapeutic and Prosthetic Devices
Cardiac Pacemakers and Other Electric Stimulators
Defibrillators and Cardioverters
Mechanical Cardiovascular Orthotic and Prosthetic Devices
Hemodialysis
Lithotripsy
Ventilators
Infant Incubators
Drug Delivery Devices
Surgical Instruments
Therapeutic Applications of the Laser
Problems
References
Electrical Safety
Physiological Effects of Electricity
Important Susceptibility Parameters
Distribution of Electric Power
Macroshock Hazards
Microshock Hazards
Electrical-Safety Codes and Standards
Basic Approaches to Protection Against Shock
Protection: Power Distribution
Protection: Equipment Design
Electrical-Safety Analyzers
Testing the Electric System
Tests of Electric Appliances
Problems
References
Appendix
Physical Constants
SI Prefixes
SI Units
Reference
Abbreviations
Chemical Elements
Index

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