Proceedings of the Fifth New England Bioengineering Conference

Proceedings of the Fifth New England Bioengineering Conference

1st Edition - January 1, 1977

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  • Editor: Michael R. Cannon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483139999

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Table of Contents

  • Contents

    and Technical Program

    Opening of the Program Thursday, April 14, 1977

    Plenary Session


    Guest Lecturer

    Session 1A Biomaterials

    Biological Response to Plasma Formed Polymeric Films

    Metal Allergy and its Role in the Biocompatibility of Orthopaedic Implants

    Experimental and Analytical Studies of Classical and Stress Gradient Piezoelectricity in Bone

    Importance of Dynamic Parameter τ in Evaluating Bilayer Membranes Exposed to Local Anesthetics

    The Handling Characteristics of Surgical Sutures

    Composite Materials for Lightweight Orthotic Devices

    Session 2A Biomechanics

    The Effect of Fluoride on the Physical Properties of Bone

    The Effect of Soft Tissue on the Non-Invasive

    Techniques of Determining the Mechanical Properties of Bone

    Load Bearing Capacity of Traction Pins: A Bio-mechanical Study

    Experimental Investigation of Femoral Fracture

    Knee Impedance Testing

    Dynamical Characteristics of a Sheet-Flow Membrane Oxygenator

    Session 3A Biomechanical Instrumentation

    A Contouring Method for the Back

    An Improved Inexpensive Force Transducer Modeled After the Arkans Transducer, and Its Applications

    A Moving Platform System for the Study of Induced Body Sway

    Forearm Rotation

    Rationale for Knee Prosthetics Failure and Guidelines for the Future

    Session 4A Computer Courses for BME Education

    A Survey of Computer Courses in Biomedical Engineering Education

    Computer Applications in Biomedical Engineering

    Computer-Assisted Instruction: A View from the Health Health Educator's Perspective

    Session 5A Computer Courses for BME Education

    Computer Applications in Patient Management-Its Impact Upon Medical Technologists

    Simulation and the Bioengineer

    Computers in Public Health

    Digital Computer Processing of Physiological Signals

    Session 6A Prothestic Devices and Systems

    Personality Determiners of Successful Prosthetic and Sensory Aid Use

    Adaptive Communications Enhancement for Nonverbal Physically Handicapped

    Computer Animation as a Tool for Teaching Reading to the Physically Handicapped

    The Computer as Informational Prosthetic for the Child with Severe Communication Handicaps

    Session 7A Clinical Engineering

    Effectiveness of a Doctor-Nurse-Engineer Team in the Design of Special Care Units

    Biomedical Engineering in the Veterans Administration

    Radiology and the Engineer: New Challenges and New Opportunities

    Educational Demands for Biomédical Equipment Technicians

    Reducing Electrosurgical Hazards for Transurethral Resections

    Session IB Signal Processing

    Spectral Measures of Heart Murmurs as an Aid to Clinical Diagnosis

    Computer-Controlled Parametric Studies of Evoked Responses in Humans

    Compensation of Fluid-Filled Catheter Pressure

    Waveforms by Linear Predictive Analysis and Digital Inverse Filtering

    Image Enhancement of Conventional Transverse-Axial Tomograms

    Real-Time Computation of EMG Power Density Spectra by Fast Walsh-Hadamard Transformation

    Session 2B Computers in Medicine

    Use of a Shifting Bar Pattern as a Stinulus in Human Pupillary Research for the Detection of Retinal Color Mechanisms

    Television, Computers and the Behavior of Sick Bugs

    Computerized Program for the Investigation of the Electrophysiological Characteristics of the Heart

    Learning Pains in Beginning a Computer Aided Cardio-vascular Laboratory

    Computer Applications in Breast Cancer Treatment

    Tufts-New England Medical Center Hospital

    Session 3B Modeling and Simulation

    Effect of Rib Cage Parameters on Low Order Model Approximation of Respiratory Mechanics: A Liapunov Modeling Process

    Feedback Mechanisms and Epilepsy: Possible Role of the Cerebellum

    A Non-Linear Model of Intraaortic Balloon Pumping

    Simulation Analysis of a New Control Unit for In-Series Cardiac Assist Devices

    A Decision-Theoretic Analysis of the Indications of Medical Examinations

    A Time Domain Representation of the Left Ventricle

    Absorber-Ultrafilter Artificial Kidney Cum Uremic Patient System Model

    Session 4B Diagnostic Instrumentation

    Laser Interferometry Applied to Middle Ear Diagnosis

    An Approach to Early Detection of Glaucoma Using Lasers

    Experiments in Optical Quantification of Mucousal Inflammation

    Ultrasonic Prediction of Delayed or Nonunion of Fractures

    The Bone Distribution Profile as a Diagnostic X-Ray Tool

    Session 5B Monitoring Instrumentation

    An Ultrasonic Device for Use in the Hematology Laboratory

    Design of a No-Touch Infant Apnea Monitor

    A Cardiac Pacemaker Capture-Failure Monitoring System

    Intraoperative Assessment of Cerebral Activity During Open Heart Surgery

    A Psychomotor Test Battery

    Session 6B Instrumentation

    Changes in Motoneuron Excitability Following Spinal Cord Section in the Cat

    In Vitro and In Vivo Linear A.C. Polarization

    Impedance Studies on Porous Stimulating Electrodes

    The Feasibility of Using a Temperature Dependent Bipolar Transistor Array for Fluid Velocity Measurements

    Evaluation of Needle-Manometer and Needle-Differential Manometer Systems in the Measurement of Pressure Differences

    Human Perception of Transient Electric Shocks

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  • No. of pages: 300
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 2013
  • Published: January 1, 1977
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483139999

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