Biomedical Engineering in Clinical Practice
- Department of Radioelectronics
Solving methods of practical problems that a biomedical engineer has to overcome in the clinical practice. Position of BME in research and in the clinical practice. Guidelines for animal and clinical experiments - design, conducting and evaluation, statistical analysis used in medicine. Thermodynamics of gas mixtures. Humidification of ventilation gases. Evaporisers of anaesthetical substances. Systems with compressible fluids. Measurement of physical parameters in rigid and compliant systems. Basic parts of pneumatic systems in medicine (jet generators, generators of airflow and pressure, gas blenders, etc.). Modelling and analysis of biological systems using electrical analogy, practical applications. Analysis of body fluids. Electrochemical, optical, biochemical sensors. Haematology analysers. Interference, corrections of measured values, standardisation in medicine. Electrostimulation. of internal organs and skeletal muscles. Electrodes and circuits for biopotential measurement and electrical stimulation. Indirect measuring methods of biological and physical values.
- Syllabus of lectures:
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- Study materials:
 Pachl, J. - Roubík, K.: Základy anesteziologie a resuscitační péče u dospělých i dětí. 1. ed. Praha: Karolinum, 2003.
 Webster, J. G.: Medical Instrumentation. Application and Design. 2. ed. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1992.
- Further information:
- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans: