Medical Technology & Engineering Products

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31
    CRC Press

  • Digital Ultraviolet and Infrared Photography

    By Adrian Davies

    Digital Ultraviolet and Infrared Photography discusses the growing number of applications of ultraviolet and infrared photography. Scientific and technical photographers, such as those engaged in scientific, medical, forensic, and landscape and wildlife photography routinely use ultraviolet and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Focal Press
    Applications in Scientific Photography

  • Information Technology in Medical Diagnostics

    Edited by Waldemar Wójcik, Andrzej Smolarz

    For many centuries, people have tried to learn about the state of their health. Initially, in the pre-technological period, they had to rely only on their senses. Then there were simple tools to help the human senses. The discovery of X-rays, which allowed people to look “inside” the body, turned…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11
    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,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    CRC Press

  • The Umbilical Cord Blood Controversies in Medical Law

    By Karen Devine

    Since the therapeutic value of umbilical cord blood (UCB) stem cells was first recognised in the late 1980s, there has been a proliferation of both public and private UCB banks worldwide. However, the ability to utilise such a potentially valuable resource has provoked a number of controversies. In…

    Hardback – 2017-01-16
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • 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 – 2016-09-19
    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, Sónia 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

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