Clinical Engineering Handbook, Second Edition, covers modern clinical engineering topics, giving experienced professionals the necessary skills and knowledge for this fast-evolving field. Featuring insights from leading international experts, this book presents traditional practices, such as healthcare technology management, medical device service, and technology application. In addition, readers will find valuable information on the newest research and groundbreaking developments in clinical engineering, such as health technology assessment, disaster preparedness, decision support systems, mobile medicine, and prospects and guidelines on the future of clinical engineering.
As the biomedical engineering field expands throughout the world, clinical engineers play an increasingly important role as translators between the medical, engineering and business professions. In addition, they influence procedures and policies at research facilities, universities, and in private and government agencies. This book explores their current and continuing reach and its importance.
- Presents a definitive, comprehensive, and up-to-date book on clinical engineering
- Written by worldwide experts with ties to IFMBE, IUPESM, Global CE Advisory Board, IEEE, ACCE, and more
- Includes coverage of new topics, such as Health Technology Assessment (HTA), Decision Support Systems (DSS), Mobile Apps, IFMBE/Clinical Engineering Division projects, Success Stories in Clinical Engineering, and Human Factors Engineering
Clinical engineering and biomedical engineering researchers, professors and students, healthcare managers, health technology assessment experts, healthcare organizations
Section I Clinical Engineering I
Section II Worldwide Clinical Engineering Practice
Section III Health Technology Management
Section IV Management
Section VI Education and Training
Section VIII Medical Devices: Utilization and Service
Section IX Information
Section X Engineering the Clinical Environment
Section XI Medical Device Standards, Regulations, and the Law
Section XII Professionalism and Ethics
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- © Academic Press 2020
- 1st October 2019
- Academic Press
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Chairman of the Clinical Engineering Division Board at the IFMBE and Chairman of the Education and Training Committee at the IUPESM. Clinical Engineering consultant and advisor, Adjunct Professor in Clinical Engineering at the University of Florence (Italy), and member of IFMBE, EMBS, IEEE. Dr. Ernesto Iadanza received both his MSc degree (Electronics Engineering - biomedical curriculum) and his PhD degree (Telematics) at the University of Florence (Italy). He is the founder and coordinator of the Biomedical Committee - Association of Professional Engineers, Florence. He was awarded with the IBM Faculty Award in 2013.
Clinical Engineering Consultant and Advisor, Adjunct Professor of Clinical Engineering, University of Florence, Italy