Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
Turtleback Books, 1999 - Medical - 736 pages
This is a one-stop text for students on medical physics or biomedical engineering options of physics and engineering first degrees and on more specialised graduate courses at Masters and PhD level.It provides a complete background to the physics, electronics, anatomy and physiology needed to understand the medical applications of physics and engineering in this accessible text. The text has been structured to encourage progress: learning objectives are stated at the beginning of each chapter and problems are presented at the end to test understanding, Biological information is presented in context throughout. A basic knowledge of mathematics and statistics is assumed. Detailed derivations are kept to the minimum and references to the mathematical background are provided.Written for use as a teaching and learning text this book. will underpin the knowledge of undergraduate physics and engineering Students as they approach medical physics and biomedical engineering for the first time. It is an an accessible reference for practicing medical physicists and biomedical engineers on continuing professional development Courses, for clinicians interested in the technological aspects of medicine, and for clinical scientists and technologists.
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