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  • A Biosystems Approach to Industrial Patient Monitoring and Diagnostic Devicesby Gail Baura

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2008; US$ 40.00

    A medical device is an apparatus that uses engineering and scientific principles to interface to physiology and diagnose or treat a disease. In this Lecture, we specifically consider thosemedical devices that are computer based, and are therefore referred to as medical instruments. Further, the medical instruments we discuss are those that incorporate... more...

  • pHealth 2012by B. Blobel; P. Pharow; F. Sousa

    IOS Press 2012; US$ 174.00

    Microsystems, smart textiles, telemedicine, smart implants and sensor-controlled medical devices have become important enablers for monitoring and treatment in both inpatient and outpatient care. Indeed, micro and nano technologies have tremendous potential for increasing access to care whilst managing healthcare costs. They are set to be at the heart... more...

  • Microfluidic Technologies for Human Healthby Utkan Demirci; Ali Khademhosseini; Robert Langer

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 192.00

    The field of microfluidics has in the last decade permeated many disciplines, from physics to biology and chemistry, and from bioengineering to medical research. One of the most important applications of lab-on-a-chip devices in medicine and related disciplines is disease diagnostics, which involves steps from biological sample/analyte loading to storage,... more...

  • Bioengineering of the Skinby Joachim W. Fluhr; Peter Elsner; Enzo Berardesca; Howard I. Maibach

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 209.95

    Bioengineering of the skin, or more precisely the biophysical assessment of skin physiology, is moving rapidly from a descriptive approach to a deeper understanding of biophysical and biochemical processes. This second edition of the popular text Bioengineering of the Skin: Water and Stratum Corneum reflects the progress in the field, focusing on the... more...

  • pHealth 2013by B. Blobel; P. Pharow; L. Parv

    IOS Press 2013; US$ 152.00

    Health technologies for personalized medicine have become important enablers for monitoring and treatment in both inpatient and outpatient care. The benefits of these technologies lead not only to improvements in medical services quality for all stakeholders, but also to new healthcare business models, promising a better containment of healthcare costs. This... more...

  • Biological Performance of Materialsby Jonathan Black

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 132.95

    Bioengineers need a thorough grounding in biocompatibility - the biological performance of materials. Until now, there were no publications suitable for a neophyte in the field; prior publications were either not comprehensive or focused on rather narrow interests. Drawing on the author's 35 years of experience as a teacher, researcher, and consultant... more...

  • Tissue and Organ Regenerationby Lijie Grace Zhang; Ali Khademhosseini; Thomas Webster

    Pan Stanford 2014; US$ 169.95

    Tissue engineering aims to develop biological substitutes that restore, maintain, or improve damaged tissue and organ functionality. To date, numerous stem cells and biomaterials have been explored for a variety of tissue and organ regeneration. The challenge for existing stem cell?based techniques is that current therapies lack controlled environments... more...

  • Skin Moisturizationby James J. Leyden; Anthony V. Rawlings

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 249.95

    Highlighting functional changes in the structure of the epidermis and the stratum corneum, this book presents overviews of clinical and consumer testing approaches together with ex vivo evaluation procedures. It covers key aspects of personal moisturizing and washing products, such as efficacy and formulation of moisturizing ingredients, safety and... more...

  • Tomorrow's Medicineby Scientific American Editors

    Scientific American 2014; US$ 5.99

    One hundred years ago, most of the medical treatments and technologies that we take for granted hadn't even been imagined or were found in the pages of science fiction novels rather than medical journals. Today, on the other hand, medical research often sounds like science fiction. This eBook, Tomorrow's Medicine, looks at some of the more fascinating... more...

  • Autologous and Cancer Stem Cell Gene Therapyby Roger Bertolotti; Keiya Ozawa

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 320.00

    Stem cells provide for life-long cell replacement in tissues and organs, and have inherent homing abilities that are critical in therapeutic applications. Stem cells are also the driving force of cancer where genetic/epigenetic alterations culminate in tumorigenesis either in tissue stem cells or in some of their derivatives. As a rare subset of the... more...