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Lecture 1 - Biomedical Instrumentation BME6500 Biomedical...

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Unformatted text preview: Biomedical Instrumentation BME6500 / Biomedical Instrumentation BME6500 / Bioinstrumentation BME4500 Bioinstrumentation BME4500 9/3/2009 Fall 2009 Fall 2009 Instructor: Daniel A. Sierra Bueno, PhD Candidate [email protected] Lecture: Tu, Th, 12:30-1:45 in EII-323 Biomedical Instrumentation BME6500 / Biomedical Instrumentation BME6500 / Bioinstrumentation BME4500 Bioinstrumentation BME4500 s Noninvasive diagnosis, instrumentation and measurement systems for biological systems. oninvasive: oes not physically breach the skin or 9/3/2009 2 s Noninvasive: Does not physically breach the skin or enter the body deeply through an external orifice. s Thermometer in the mouth, rectum, or ear canal. s Otoscope to examine the outer surface of the eardrum s Hearing sounds from within the body (heart, breath…) s Measuring electrical potentials on the skin (EEG, EMG, ECG…) How invasive is a procedure? How invasive is a procedure? s Invasive: Drawing blood, needle biopsies, some types of endoscopy to internal organs, exploratory surgery… s Semi-invasive: Finger pick blood, doscopy (bronchoscopy: need of sterile 9/3/2009 3 endoscopy (bronchoscopy: need of sterile techniques, anesthesia) s Noninvasive: Small discomfort level to the patient, very small risks for infection, bleeding. Modalities of NI Medical Diagnosis Modalities of NI Medical Diagnosis s A1. Skin Surface Visualization: swelling (red, white, purple) s Red: Infection. hite: Blister (burn), minor tumor. 9/3/2009 4 s White: Blister (burn), minor tumor. s Purple: Bruise....
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Lecture 1 - Biomedical Instrumentation BME6500 Biomedical...

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