Clinical Engineering: A Handbook for Clinical and Biomedical Engineers, Second Edition, helps professionals and students in clinical engineering successfully deploy medical technologies. The book provides a broad reference to the core elements of the subject, drawing from a range of experienced authors. In addition to engineering skills, clinical engineers must be able to work with both patients and a range of professional staff, including technicians, clinicians and equipment manufacturers. This book will not only help users keep up-to-date on the fast-moving scientific and medical research in the field, but also help them develop laboratory, design, workshop and management skills.
The updated edition features the latest fundamentals of medical technology integration, patient safety, risk assessment and assistive technology.
- Provides engineers in core medical disciplines and related fields with the skills and knowledge to successfully collaborate on the development of medical devices, via approved procedures and standards
- Covers US and EU standards (FDA and MDD, respectively, plus related ISO requirements)
- Includes information that is backed up with real-life clinical examples, case studies, and separate tutorials for training and class use
- Completely updated to include new standards and regulations, as well as new case studies and illustrations
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Part I: General Part II: Information Technology and Software Engineering Introduction Part III: Clinical Instrumentation and Measurement Introduction Part IV: Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Introduction
Azzam Taktak, BEng (Hons), PhD, DipStat, CEng, CSci, FIPEM is Consultant Clinical Scientist at the Royal Liverpool University
Hospital and an Honorary Professor at the Universities of Liverpool and Manchester. He is a former Vice President of Engineering,
CEng Registrar and a Director of the IPEM. He is a national assessor at the Association of Clinical Scientists and lead assessor
at the National School for Healthcare Scientists. His main research interests are mathematical and statistical modelling and the
use of artificial intelligence and machine learning in medicine. To date, he has published more than 75 peer-reviewed articles
and edited 2 books. He has in the past led a European project on ocular oncology under the Biopattern Network of Excellence
which was funded by the European Commission.
Paul Ganney, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, CSci, MIPEM, FIAP, 34 years, 5 jobs, 3 reorganisations, 2 city moves and a PhD later,
Consultant Clinical Scientist Dr. Ganney is turning his attention more towards training the next generations of Computer
Scientists, of trying to give them the platform, tools and experience they will need in order for Clinical Scientists and Engineers to
always make a positive difference through the software that they write. Paul is currently lecturing part-time at three Universities
and has a wealth of experience both within the academic and practical hospital environments that he is keen to apply.
David Long, BEng (Hons), MSc, CEng, MIPEM, is a Clinical Engineer registered in the UK as a Clinical Scientist with the Health
and Care Professions Council. He has over 20 years multi-disciplinary NHS experience in the field of rehabilitation engineering,
specialising in the provision of postural management and custom contoured seating. Being a Chartered Engineer as well as
a qualified clinician, Dave is particularly able to apply biomechanical principles to the assessment process, and to advise and
assist with the more technical aspects of the required equipment. He is employed by AJM Healthcare who deliver a number
of wheelchair services on behalf of the NHS. He also retains a contract with Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust where
he teaches on the Oxford Brookes University accredited Postgraduate Certificate in Posture Management for People with
Richard Axell, BEng (Hons), MSc, PhD, CSci, CEng, MIPEM, is a Principal Clinical Scientist and Chartered Engineer and
jointly leads the Urodynamics Group at UCLH NHS Foundation Trust. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Queen Square
Institute of Neurology, UCL, London. He is Vice President External of the IPEM. He is a HEE/NIHR Integrated Clinical Academic
Clinical Lectureship award holder. He is a specialist in clinical measurement with a focus on urodynamics and cardiovascular
measurement. The UCLH Urodynamics group has a strong academic reputation working with the Female and Functional
Restorative Urology group at UCLH and the Uro-Neurology group at Queen Square. He previously collaborated on the
cardiothoracic heart transplant project that led to the first donation after circulatory death heart transplant in Europe. To date,
he has published 18 peer-reviewed articles, 7 book chapters, and presented over 70 abstracts at national and international