Emerging Medical Technologies by Gennady Ermak

Emerging Medical Technologies

byGennady Ermak

Kobo ebook | August 27, 2015

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The book provides an overview of new technologies in medicine. It defines each technology and gives an account of its history, and the principles, technical problems, and applications as well as controversies involved. The goal of the book is to provide a comprehensive overview of the emerging medical technologies in a simple way that is understandable to non-specialists.

Biomedical science and medical technologies are developing at such a fast pace that it is hard to follow even for specialists. In addition, they have become more and more complex. This book provides readers with a basic understanding of these technologies and helps them to keep up with new developments. The value of the book is that it is comprehensive and yet concise, which makes the learning process fast and easy.

Contents:

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Gene Therapy
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Human Cloning
  • Stem Cell Technology
  • Nanomedicine
  • Pharmacogenomics
  • Other Technologies
  • Modern Science and Dietary Supplements
  • Conclusion
  • Glossary

Readership: Undergraduate students in biology and medicine; undergraduate students in health economics, biomedical engineering, food science, nutrition and nanomedicine; interested lay public.
Key Features:

  • The book is the most comprehensive guide to emerging medical technologies. It describes all important emerging technologies in medicine, whereas competing books only provide overviews of one or two technologies such as pharmacogenetics or stem cells technology
  • Although this is basically a textbook, it is organized in such way that it can be used as a handbook or a popular level book
  • This book is essentially a new edition of the previous book titled, "Modern Science & Future Medicine". As biomedical science develops very fast, the current book has been updated with new information
Title:Emerging Medical TechnologiesFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 27, 2015Publisher:World Scientific Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9814675830

ISBN - 13:9789814675833

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