Medical Technology & Engineering Products

  • Digitised Health, Medicine and Risk

    Edited by Deborah Lupton

    A prevailing excitement can be discerned in the medical and public health literature and popular media concerning the apparent ‘disruptive’ or ‘revolutionary’ potential of digital health technologies. Most of the wider social implications are often ignored or glossed over in such accounts. Critical…

    Hardback – 2016-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Stem Cell Research and the Collaborative Regulation of Innovation

    By Sarah Devaney

    Hopes are high that stem cell (SC) research will lead to treatments and cures for some of the most serious diseases affecting humankind today. SC science has been used in a treatment setting in the replacement of patients’ windpipes and in restoring sight to patients who were blind in one eye and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Medical Innovation

    Science, technology and practice

    Edited by Davide Consoli, Andrea Mina, Richard R. Nelson, Ronnie Ramlogan

    This book brings together a collection of empirical case studies featuring a wide spectrum of medical innovation. While there is no unique pathway to successful medical innovation, recurring and distinctive features can be observed across different areas of clinical practice. This book examines why…

    Hardback – 2015-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Health Economics

  • Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing V

    Proceedings of the 5th Eccomas Thematic Conference on Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing (VipIMAGE 2015, Tenerife, Spain, October 19-21, 2015)

    Edited by Joao Manuel R S Tavares, R.M. Natal Jorge

    VipIMAGE 2015 contains invited lectures and full papers presented at VIPIMAGE 2015 - V ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing (Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, 19-21 October, 2015). International contributions from 19 countries provide a comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2015-10-14
    CRC Press

  • Corporeality, Medical Technologies and Contemporary Culture

    By Francisco Ortega

    This book examines the confusions and contradictions that manifest in prevalent attitudes towards the body, as well as in related bodily practices. The body is simultaneously our reference for the certainties of nature and the locus of a desire for transformation and reinvention. The body is at…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Birkbeck Law Press
    Birkbeck Law Press

  • Regenerating Bodies

    Tissue and Cell Therapies in the Twenty-First Century

    By Julie Kent

    This exciting book examines how human tissues and cells are being exchanged, commodified and commercialized by new health technologies. Through a discussion of emergent global ‘tissue economies’ the author explores the social dynamics of innovation in the fields of tissue engineering and stem cell…

    Paperback – 2014-01-10
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • Biodental Engineering II

    Edited by R.M. Natal Jorge, J.C. Reis Campos, Joao Manuel R.S. Tavares, Mario A.P. Vaz, Sonia M. Santos

    Dentistry is a branch of medicine with its own peculiarities and very diverse areas of action, which means that it can be considered as an interdisciplinary field. BIODENTAL ENGINEERING II contains the full papers presented at the 2nd International Conference on Biodental Engineering (BioDENTAL…

    Hardback – 2013-11-05
    CRC Press

  • Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing IV

    VIPIMAGE 2013

    Edited by Joao Manuel RS Tavares, Jorge R.M. Natal

    Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing. VIPIMAGE 2013 contains invited lectures and full papers presented at VIPIMAGE 2013 - IV ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing (Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal, 14-16 October 2013). International…

    Hardback – 2013-10-01
    CRC Press

  • Computational Modelling of Objects Represented in Images III

    Fundamentals, Methods and Applications

    Edited by Paolo Di Giamberardino, Daniela Iacoviello, Joao Manuel R.S. Tavares, R.M. Natal Jorge

    Computational Modelling of Objects Represented in Images: Fundamentals, Methods and Applications III contains all contributions presented at the International Symposium CompIMAGE 2012 - Computational Modelling of Object Presented in Images: Fundamentals, Methods and Applications (Rome, Italy, 5-7…

    Hardback – 2012-08-24
    CRC Press

  • Fundamentals of Medical Ultrasonics

    By Michiel Postema

    Ultrasonic imaging is an economic, reliable diagnostic technique. Owing to recent therapeutic applications, understanding the physical principles of medical ultrasonics is becoming increasingly important. Covering the basics of elasticity, linear acoustics, wave propagation, nonlinear acoustics,…

    Hardback – 2011-02-23
    CRC Press

  • Technology and Medical Sciences

    Edited by R.M. Natal Jorge, Joao Manuel RS Tavares, Marcos Pinotti Barbosa, Alan Peter Slade

    The use of more robust, affordable, and efficient techniques and technologies in the application of medicine is presently a subject of huge interest and demand. Technology and Medical Sciences solidifies knowledge in the fields of technology and medical sciences and to define their key stakeholders…

    Hardback – 2011-01-11
    CRC Press

  • The New Genetics and The Public's Health

    By Robin Bunton, Alan Petersen

    The rapid advancement of genetic science, fuelled by the Human Genome Project and other related initiatives, promises a new kind of public health practice based on the pre-detection of disease according to calculations of genetic risk. This book by two well-known sociologists: * explores the…

    Hardback – 2001-12-13
    Routledge

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