EMBC’18 was held from 17–21 July on the beautiful Waikiki beach of the Hawaiian island Oahu. Around 3,000 Biomedical Engineers participated in the annual meeting of IEEE EMBS. Participants spanned the spectrum from academics to industry, and students to professionals.
But for one flaw in the first printing of this text, this reviewer highly recommends this reference text. This 28-chapter, 89-author, large-format, liberally illustrated, well-referenced and up-to-date text will be of value to those entering the field and likely to those interested in teaching various aspects of biomedical big data collection and analysis.
This text, aimed primarily at students who have suffered through a one- or two-semester introduction to thermodynamics, offers an interesting insight into the application of these principles to inquiries involving biological and agricultural systems.
I was interested to review this text to see how it dealt with current Quality Systems regulations.
A review of Principles of Biomedical Instrumentation by Andrew G. Webb, 2018.
Six companies presenting innovative medical devices that address significant unmet needs in pediatric healthcare were awarded a total of $150,000 in grants at the Sixth Annual Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium organized by the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Health System.
Children’s National Health System is now accepting proposals for its annual “Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!” competition. New this year, the competition is focused on pediatric cardiovascular devices to address a significant unmet need for children.
Review of Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease, 2nd Edition.
Review of 3D Printing in Medicine from Elsevier Press, 2017. This heavily referenced text is a recommended read for anyone wishing to get up to speed in the area of 3D printing applications in the field of medicine.
What is the difference between life span and health span? The first reflects longevity measured by the number of years lived, while the second represents the ability to enjoy a reasonably healthy condition throughout most of those years.