Medicine by Design: The Practice and Promise of Biomedical Engineering by Fen Montaigne
English | Apr 5, 2006 | ISBN: 0801883474 | 244 Pages | PDF | 1 MB
A heart that once beat erratically has regained its natural rhythm. A woman paralyzed by an automobile accident is now able to resume her favorite hobby. Physicians using a robotic surgeon named da Vinci perform lifesaving operations. These are some of the feats of biomedical engineering, one of the fastest-moving areas in medicine. In this exhilarating book, award-winning writer Fen Montaigne journeys through this little-known world, sharing the stories of ordinary people who have been transformed by technology.