1st Edition

Medical Devices A Practical Guide

Edited By Prakash Srinivasan Timiri Shanmugam Copyright 2023
    250 Pages 80 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    An overview of the wide variety of medical devices that are an integral part of clinical practice, this practical book includes descriptions of medical devices by both clinical specialty and purpose, thus ensuring that a wide variety of devices are included. Covering important elements such as body contact, duration of contact, the mechanism of each device, its intended use, single and/or multiple use, benefits and any side/adverse/toxicological effects to the patient, and how to avoid user error, and authored by clinicians, researchers and educators who are experienced in medical device use, regulation and research, the content will be of benefit to postgraduate clinicians and employees of medical device companies.

    Contributor list

    1. Introduction

    Thamizharasan Sampath, V. Krithaksha, Sandhiya Thamizharasan and Prakash Srinivasan Timiri Shanmugam

    2. Cosmetic Devices

    Thamizharasan S, Sandhiya Thamizharasan, V Krithaksha, and Prakash Srinivasan Timiri Shanmugam

    3. General Hospital Devices and Supplies

    Pugazhenthan Thangaraju and Hemasri Velmurugan

    4. Home Health and Consumer Devices

    T. Y. Sree Sudha, Hemasri Velmurugan, K. S. B. S. Krishna Sasanka, T. Y. Sri Hari, Yakaiah Vangoori, and Pugazhenthan Thangaraju

    5. Implants and Prosthetics

    T. Y. Sree Sudha, Anjaly Mary Varghese, Z. Naveen Kumar, K. S. B. S. Krishna Sasanka, T. Y. Sri Hari, and Pugazhenthan Thangaraju

    6. Pediatric Medical Devices

    K. P. G. Uma Anitha, Gayathri Segaran, and Mythili Sathiavelu

    7. Medical Device Use for Cardiovascular Diseases

    Sameer Khasbage, Sayan Kumar Das, Surjit Singh, and Shobhan Babu Varthya

    8. Neurological Devices

    Shalini Pattabiraman, Harini Sriram, Basanta Manjari Naik, and Indumathy Jagadeeswaran

    9. Dental Devices

    B. Karthika, Shamsul Nisa and M. Pavani



    Prakash Srinivasan Timiri Shanmugam, PhD, is currently working as a senior toxicologist in Avanos Medical, Georgia, United States. He was previously contracted at Baxter International, Inc. and Johnson & Johnson Medical Device Sector. He has an MSc and a PhD in the specialization of Pharmacology and Toxicology with Chemistry (interdisciplinary) from the University of Madras, Tamil Nadu, India and completed his postdoctoral research at Tulane University and LSUHSC-Shreveport, Louisiana, United States. He has authored three books, contributed several book chapters, and published research articles in various peer-reviewed international journals and conference proceedings/abstracts.