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Biomedical Engineering

Bridging Medicine and Technology

W. Mark Saltzman, Yale University, Connecticut


The second edition of this popular introductory undergraduate textbook uses examples, applications, and profiles of biomedical engineers to show students the relevance of the theory and how it can be used to solve real problems in human medicine. The essential molecular biology, cellular biology, and human physiology background is included for students to understand the context in which biomedical engineers work. Updates throughout highlight important advances made over recent years, including iPS cells, microRNA, nanomedicine, imaging technology, biosensors, and drug…

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Key features

  • Fully revised chapters, updated to reflect recent advances in biomedical engineering and technology
  • Avoids intimidating use of mathematics, splitting mathematical treatments out from the main text
  • Highlights the real-world applications of theoretical concepts, helping students gain a firm understanding of the link between theory and practice

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