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What is Biomedical Engineering

Emerging Technologies for Health Literacy and Medical Practice
Biomedical engineering combines principles of engineering and biological sciences to develop solutions for healthcare and medical challenges. It encompasses designing medical devices, artificial organs, and diagnostic equipment, as well as creating medical imaging techniques and tissue engineering. Biomedical engineers play a critical role in improving patient care, advancing medical research, and enhancing healthcare technology. Their work spans various fields, from prosthetics to genetic engineering.
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3D Printing in Modern Healthcare: An Overview of Materials, Methods, Applications, and Challenges
Sudipto Datta (Indian Institute of Science, India) and Ranjit Barua (Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, India)
Copyright: © 2024 |Pages: 21
DOI: 10.4018/979-8-3693-1214-8.ch007
Abstract
Among the various manufacturing processes currently in use by the industry, 3D printing stands out as a unique additive technique. It enables the creation of three-dimensional solid objects of virtually any shape from a digital model. Initially considered an ambitious concept, medical 3D printing has become a reality thanks to substantial time and investment. This chapter delves into the recent advancements in 3D printing within the modern medical field, offering a concise overview of how and why 3D printing is transforming medical practices, education, and research. It serves as an introduction to the subject, followed by a demonstration of the state-of-the-art through recent industry developments. The significance of this chapter lies in its comprehensive coverage of the evolving role of 3D printing in healthcare, highlighting not only the current applications and challenges but also underscoring its potential to revolutionize various aspects of medical science and patient care.
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An interdisciplinary field that combines principles of engineering and biological sciences to develop innovative solutions for healthcare and medical applications. It involves the design, development, and improvement of medical devices, diagnostic tools, and therapeutic techniques, with the aim of enhancing patient care and advancing medical science.
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Unobtrusive Smart Environments for Independent Living and the role of Mixed Methods in Elderly Healthcare Delivery: The USEFIL Approach
The application of engineering principles and design concepts to medicine and biology for healthcare purposes (e.g. diagnostic, therapeutic or both).
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Reverse Engineering in Rehabilitation
Application of principles and practices of engineering science to biomedical research and everyday clinical practice in health care.
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The Emerging Role of Artificial Intelligence in Organ-on-a-Chip (OOAC) Biomedical Devices
Basically, it combines principles of engineering and biology to develop technologies and solutions that improve healthcare. It encompasses medical device design, tissue engineering, and healthcare system optimization.
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Applications of 3D Printing in Contemporary Medicine
Generally, it combines principles of engineering and biological sciences to develop solutions for healthcare and medical challenges. It encompasses designing medical devices, artificial organs, and diagnostic equipment, as well as creating medical imaging techniques and tissue engineering. Biomedical engineers play a critical role in improving patient care, advancing medical research, and enhancing healthcare technology. Their work spans various fields, from prosthetics to genetic engineering.
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