Brief introduction to human physiology. Biomedical transducers: displacement, velocity, force, acceleration, flow, temperature, potential, dissolved ions and gases.;Bioelectrodes and biopotential amplifiers for ECG, EMG, EEG, etc. Measurement of blood temperature, pressure and flow. Impedance plethysmography. Ultrsonic and nuclear imaging.;Prostheses and aids: pacemakers, defibrilla-tors, heart-lung machine, artificial kidney, aids for the handicapped. Safety aspects.
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