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Biomedical engineering for global health / Rebecca Richards-Kortum.

By: Richards-Kortum, Rebecca, 1964-
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cambridge texts in biomedical engineeringPublisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010Edition: 1st edDescription: viii, 408 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cmISBN: 9780521877978 (hardback)Subject(s): Biomedical engineering | World health | Biomedical Technology | Biomedical Engineering | World HealthDDC classification: 592 LOC classification: R856 | .R53 2010
Contents:
Emerging medical technologies : high stakes science and the need for technology assessment -- Bioengineering and technology assessment -- Health and economic data : a global comparison -- World health and global health challenges -- Healthcare systems : a global comparison -- Healthcare costs vs. time : trends and drivers -- The evolution of technology : scientific method, engineering design and translational research -- Prevention of infectious disease -- Ethics of clinical research -- Technologies for early detection and prevention of cancer -- Cost-effectiveness of screening for disease -- Technologies for treatment of heart disease -- Clinical trial design and sample size calculation -- Technology diffusion -- Regulation of health care technologies -- Future of bioengineering and world health.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Emerging medical technologies : high stakes science and the need for technology assessment -- Bioengineering and technology assessment -- Health and economic data : a global comparison -- World health and global health challenges -- Healthcare systems : a global comparison -- Healthcare costs vs. time : trends and drivers -- The evolution of technology : scientific method, engineering design and translational research -- Prevention of infectious disease -- Ethics of clinical research -- Technologies for early detection and prevention of cancer -- Cost-effectiveness of screening for disease -- Technologies for treatment of heart disease -- Clinical trial design and sample size calculation -- Technology diffusion -- Regulation of health care technologies -- Future of bioengineering and world health.

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