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Author: Chester M. Pierce
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: biomedical, research, polar, stimulation, coordination, career, data
Number of Pages: 54
Published: 1988
eBookDB-ID: NAP:13995

Follow up to reports published in 1982 developing two sets of recommendations, viz. 1) to improve awareness of the polar biomedical data that exist, facilitate access to these data, and foster their wider application, and 2) to strengthen polar biomedical curricula and encourage more people to pursue polar biomedical research.

Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: resources, directory, research, biomedical, technology
Number of Pages: 93
Published: 1996-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788141872
ISBN-13: 9780788141874

Promotes access to a network of biomedical technology resource centers throughout the nation. These centers make state-of-the-art technologies & methods available to thousands of biomedical investigators each year. The directory is organized into scientific areas: biomedical computing, biochemical materials, biomedical engineering, non-invasive imaging & spectroscopy, & cellular & molecular structure & function. Each entry includes the principal investigator & control person, the research being conducted, & capabilities of the resource that are available to outside investigators.

Author: Helen Lew
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: equipment, items, biomedical, crisis, computing, year
Number of Pages: 46
Published: 1999-08-01
ISBN-10: 0788176404
ISBN-13: 9780788176401

This report assesses the status of Veterans Health Administration's (VHA) & Food & Drug Administration's (FDA) Year 2000 biomedical equipment programs. Biomedical equipment may employ computers or computer chips to operate &/or may be adversely affected by the Year 2000 problem. In addition, the FDA has responsibility for oversight & regulation of medical devices, including the impact of the Year 2000 problem. Includes testimony by Joel C. Willemssen, Director, Civil Agencies Information Systems, Accounting & Information Management Division, General Accounting Office (GAO).

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: imaging, biomedical, emerging, physics, mathematics
Number of Pages: 270
Published: 1996-01
eBookDB-ID: NAP:13906

It is hoped that the present report will provide a readable introduction to emerging techniques of biomedical imaging for mathematical scientists and physics and encourage some of them to apply their skills to the research challenges that will make these emerging techniques practical.

Author: John R. Feussner
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: annual, report, veterans, care, health, improving
Number of Pages: 56
Published: 1997-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788178709
ISBN-13: 9780788178702

Discusses new initiatives which cover all aspects of VA R&D, including health services delivery & quality of care, biomedical research, multi-center cooperative studies, & rehabilitation. Some new initiatives include: expand health services research; create an epidemiologic research capacity; reassess the objectives of biomedical research; & promotes an R&D infrastructure designed to best meet the needs of today's veterans. Also explains the current structure of the Office of R&D, & offers examples of how existing & new efforts will help improve the effectiveness of health care & efficiencies

Author: Kathi E. Hanna
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: politics, biomedical
Number of Pages: 368
Published: 1991-07
eBookDB-ID: NAP:13560

Biomedical science is a double-edged sword. While providing advances in the treatment and quality of life for victims of disease, it also raises agonizing and thorny questions: Should scientists be allowed to pursue research on treatment of disease using fetal tissue from induced abortions? Should terminally ill patients be allowed to choose their own treatment, even if the safety and effectiveness of those treatments are unknown? Should American women be denied access to a nonsurgical abortifacient because some groups feel its use is immoral?We do have some important guidance, however, in the

Author: Unknown
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
Keywords: engineering, biomedical, transactions, karlsruhe
Number of Pages: 174
Published: 2007
eBookDB-ID: 18645933
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