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Electromedical Instrumentation : A Guide for Medical Personnel - P. Bergveld

Electromedical Instrumentation

A Guide for Medical Personnel

Paperback Published: 1st December 1980
ISBN: 9780521293051
Number Of Pages: 146

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This book was originally published in 1980. Owing to the increasing use of electronic instrumentation in medical practice it was desirable that medical and nursing personnel have some technical knowledge of electronic equipment. It was the aim of this volume to help those members of the medical profession to develop this knowledge. The reader will find a survey of basic principles and methods, with illustrations of the applications in the most common fields of medical practice, for instance the registration of cardiac activity by means of the ECG. More complicated instrumental systems, such as those used for intensive care, are discussed in the light of the basic principles. These include acquaintance with three important concept in electricity: voltage, current and resistance.

The electric potential
The electric current
Conduction of an electric current
Various electrical components used in electromedical equipment
Electrodes and transducers
Electronic smplifiers
Recording systems
Electromedical measuring systems for ECG, EEG and EMG
Intensive care instrumentation
Coronary care instrumentation
Electrical safety
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ISBN: 9780521293051
ISBN-10: 0521293057
Series: Techniques of Measurement in Medicine
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 146
Published: 1st December 1980
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 0.86
Weight (kg): 0.22