Medical Science - Medical & Life Science
Biomedical engineering is the branch of medical science that involves the application of engineering principles and concepts to biology and medicine for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. It combines the biological sciences with the design and problem-solving skills of engineering for the advancement of healthcare treatment including monitoring, diagnosis and therapy. Biochemical engineering is a multidisciplinary field that draws concepts from mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, materials science, computer science and biology. There are various applications of biomedical engineering such as design and development of active and passive medical devices, medical imaging, orthopedic implants, biomedical signal processing, and tissue and stem cell engineering. The ever growing need of advanced technology is the reason that has fueled the research in the field of biomedical engineering in recent times. This book is a compilation of chapters that discuss the most vital concepts and emerging trends in this field. As this field is emerging at a fast pace, it will help the readers to better understand the new paradigms in biomedical engineering.