The student should be made:
- To gain knowledge about the various physiological parameters both electrical and non electrical and the methods of recording and also the method of transmitting these parameters
- To study about the various assist devices used in the hospitals
- To gain knowledge about equipment used for physical medicine and the various recently developed diagnostic and therapeutic techniques.
UNIT I ELECTRO-PHYSIOLOGY AND BIO-POTENTIAL RECORDING 9
Sources of bio medical signals, Bio-potentials, Biopotential electrodes, biological amplifiers, ECG,EEG, EMG, PCG, typical waveforms and signal characteristics
UNIT II BIO-CHEMICAL AND NON ELECTRICAL PARAMETER MEASUREMENT 9
pH, PO2, PCO2, Colorimeter, Blood flow meter, Cardiac output, respiratory, blood pressure,temperature and pulse measurement, Blood Cell Counters.
UNIT III ASSIST DEVICES 9
Cardiac pacemakers, DC Defibrillator, Dialyser, Ventilators, Magnetic Resonance Imaging Systems, Ultrasonic Imaging Systems.
UNIT IV PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND BIOTELEMETRY 9
Diathermies- Shortwave, ultrasonic and microwave type and their applications, Surgical Diathermy, Biotelemetry.
UNIT V RECENT TRENDS IN MEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION 9
Telemedicine, Insulin Pumps, Radio pill, Endomicroscopy, Brain machine interface, Lab on a chip.
On successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:
- Know the human body electro- physiological parameters and recording of bio-potentials
- Comprehend the non-electrical physiological parameters and their measurement – body temperature, blood pressure, pulse, blood cell count, blood flow meter etc.
- Interpret the various assist devices used in the hospitals viz. pacemakers, defibrillators,dialyzers and ventilators
- Comprehend physical medicine methods eg. ultrasonic, shortwave, microwave surgical diathermies , and bio-telemetry principles and methods
- Know about recent trends in medical instrumentation
1. Leslie Cromwell, ―Biomedical Instrumentation and Measurement‖, Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi, 2007. (UNIT I – V)
- 1. Khandpur, R.S., ―Handbook of Biomedical Instrumentation‖, TATA Mc Graw-Hill, New Delhi,2003.
- 2. John G.Webster, ―Medical Instrumentation Application and Design‖, 3rd Edition, Wiley India Edition, 2007
- 3. Joseph J.Carr and John M.Brown, ―Introduction to Biomedical Equipment Technology‖, John Wiley and Sons, New York, 2004.