Handbook of Medical and Healthcare Technologies

Handbook of Medical and Healthcare Technologies

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This book equips readers to understand a complex range of healthcare products that are used to diagnose, monitor, and treat diseases or medical conditions affecting humans. The first part of the book presents medical technologies such as medical information retrieval, tissue engineering techniques, 3D medical imaging, nanotechnology innovations in medicine, medical wireless sensor networks, and knowledge mining techniques in medicine. The second half of the book focuses on healthcare technologies including prediction hospital readmission risk, modeling e-health framework, personal Web in healthcare, security issues for medical records, and personalized services in healthcare. The contributors are leading world researchers who share their innovations, making this handbook the definitive resource on these topics. Handbook of Medical and Healthcare Technologies is intended for a wide audience including academicians, designers, developers, researchers and advanced-level students. It is also valuable for business managers, entrepreneurs, and investors within the medical and healthcare industries.adipose tissues [8] olfactory lining epithelial cells [8], amniotic cells [8] and skin cells, stem cells have recently been found in neural tissue, as well [6a€“8, 10]. ... are capable of division can also self-repair (e.g. hepatocytes, endothelial cells, smooth muscle cells, keratinocytes and fibroblasts). ... The diagram of stem-cell self-renewal and differentiation is given in Fig. ... In summary, stem cells could be described as: a€c Foundation cells for every organ, tissue and cell in the body a€c A a€œ blankanbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Medical and Healthcare Technologies
Author:Borko Furht, Ankur Agarwal
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-11-20


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