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- Springer 2006; US$ 339.00
Technology has played and will play an important role in many aspects of the healthcare system, offering new and better ways to solve the key health problems. This book describes the contributions of technology for improving hospital and home healthcare, and gives a perspective on how they influence critical aspects of medical care. more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
The presence of oriented features in images often conveys important information about the scene or the objects contained; the analysis of oriented patterns is an important task in the general framework of image understanding. As in many other applications of computer vision, the general framework for the understanding of oriented features in images... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 200.00
Nanoscience has become one of the key growth areas in recent years. It can be integrated into imaging and therapy to increase the potential for novel applications in the field of photomedicine. In the past commercial applications of nanoscience have been limited to materials science research only, however, in recent years nanoparticles are rapidly... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 179.00
The development of a bio-engineered pacemaker is of substantial clinical and also scientific interest because it promises to overcome several limitations of electronic pacemakers. Moreover it may answer the longstanding question of whether the complex structure of the sinus node is indeed a prerequisite for reliable pacemaking, or simpler structures... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 200.00
This is the first text specifically designed to train potential health physicists to think and respond like professionals. Written by a former chairman of the American Board of Health Physics Comprehensive Panel of Examiners with more than 20 years of professional and academic experience in the field, it offers a balanced presentation of all the theoretical... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2007; US$ 45.17
Hauptbeschreibung Warum eine differenzierte Betrachtung von umfangreichen Geräteinvestitionen ? Reicht es nicht aus, preisgünstigste Anbieter zu wählen ? Warum ist eine strategische Vorgehensweise "state of the art" auch im Krankenhaus ? Stationäre klinische Einrichtungen im Gesundheitswesen sind heutzutage Wirtschaftsunternehmen. Mittel- bis langfristige... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 114.95
Medical technology is profoundly important for individual health and, consequently, also for general welfare. However, because of the extensive regulation of the markets for healthcare goods and services, the development and application of medical technologies differs fundamentally from non-medical technological advances. This book looks at theoretical... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 57.99
Technological change in healthcare has led to huge improvements in health services and the health status of populations. It is also pinpointed as the main driver of healthcare expenditure. Although offering remarkable benefits, changes in technology are not free and often entail significant financial, as well as physical or social risks. These need... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 49.95
This book reports cutting-edge cases of emerging health technologies. Some health care fields are experiencing paradigmatic shifts because of robotic technologies and the new relationships that they create in r-Health (r-Curing and r-Caring) activities. The book explores emerging health care technologies such as image-guided surgical robotics,... more...
- World Health Organization 2008; US$ 40.00
This book provides a detailed review of the role of health technology assessment (HTA) in the European Union. It examines both method and process in the prioritization and financing of modern health care and presents extensive case studies from Sweden, the Netherlands, Finland, France, Germany and the United Kingdom. The book examines a number of issues,... more...