Clinical Engineering Handbook by Ernesto IadanzaClinical Engineering Handbook by Ernesto Iadanza

Clinical Engineering Handbook

byErnesto Iadanza, Joseph Dyro

Hardcover | August 27, 2004

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As the biomedical engineering field expands throughout the world, clinical engineers play an evermore-important role as translators between the medical, engineering, and business professions. They influence procedure and policy at research facilities, universities, as well as private and government agencies including the Food and Drug Administration and the World Health Organization. The profession of clinical engineering continues to seek its place amidst the myriad of professionals that comprise the health care field.

TheClinical Engineering Handbookmeets a long felt need for a comprehensive book on all aspects of clinical engineering that is a suitable reference in hospitals, classrooms, workshops, and governmental and non-governmental organization. The Handbook's thirteen sections address the following areas: Clinical Engineering; Models of Clinical Engineering Practice; Technology Management; Safety Education and Training; Design, Manufacture, and Evaluation and Control of Medical Devices; Utilization and Service of Medical Devices; Information Technology; and Professionalism and Ethics. The Clinical Engineering Handbook provides the reader with prospects for the future of clinical engineering as well as guidelines and standards for best practice around the world. From telemedicine and IT issues, to sanitation and disaster planning, it brings together all the important aspects of clinical engineering.



  • Clinical Engineers are the safety and quality faciltators in all medical facilities
  • The most definitive, comprehensive, and up-to-date book available on the subject of clinical engineering
  • Over 170 contributions by leaders in the field of clinical engineering
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 deg...
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Title:Clinical Engineering HandbookFormat:HardcoverDimensions:696 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:August 27, 2004Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:012226570X

ISBN - 13:9780122265709

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Table of Contents

Introduction; Section I: Clinical Engineering; Section II: Models of Clinical Engineering Practice; Section III: Technology Management; Section IV: Management; Section V: Safety; Section VI: Education and Training; Section VII Medical Devices: Design, Manufacture, Evaluation and Control; Section VIII: Medical Devices: Utilzation and Service; Section IX: Information, Section X: Engineering the Clinical Environment, Section XI: Regulations, Standards and Law; Section XII: Professionalism; Section XIII: The Future

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...this is an exceedingly comprehensive handbook. The editor and each author are to be congratulated for their contribution to the literature in this field. Reviewed by: Paul H. King, Vanderbilt University...provides a good background to the wide array of tasks, programs, innovations and challenges to the clinical engineering profession...Overall, the handbook is well written and the breakdown into very specific chapters makes referencing easy. - ACCE News, Nov./Dec. 2004"...makes an excellent resource, particularly to someone newly entering or thinking about entering the field. It provides a good background to the wide array of tasks, programs, innovations, and challenges to the clinical engineering profession." - Journal of Clinical Engineering, June 2005