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Biomaterials science : an introduction to materials in medicine

Author: B D Ratner
Publisher: San Diego : Academic Press, ©1996.
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This book introduces a subject that has profound impact on human health and considerable economic importance. The issues addressed include the biology, medical applications, markets, regulation, and ethical issues involved in biomaterials science. This spectrum of issues reflects the interdisciplinary nature of the field. Key Features * Provides a strong, cohesive compilation unlike any other currently on the market  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Biomaterials science.
San Diego : Academic Press, ©1996
(DLC) 96019088
(OCoLC)34677281
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: B D Ratner
ISBN: 0585470391 9780585470399
OCLC Number: 53149135
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 484 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Part 1 Materials science and engineering - properties of materials; classes of materials used in medicine. Part 2 Biology, biochemistry, and medicine - some background concepts; host reactions to biomaterials and their evaluations; testing biomaterials; degradation of materials in the biological environment; application of materials in medicine and dentistry; artificial organs. Part 3 Practical aspects of biomaterials - implants and devices; new products and standards.
Responsibility: edited by Buddy D. Ratner [and others].

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