Buddy D. Ratner, Biomaterials Science: An Introduction to Materials in Medicine
ISBN: 0125824602 | edition 1996 | PDF | 497 pages | 59 mb
Biomaterials science, the study of the application of materi-als to problems in biology and medicine, is a field characterized by medical needs, basic research, advanced technological devel-opment, ethical considerations, industrial involvement, andfederal regulation. It encompasses an unusually broad spectrum of ideas, sciences, and technologies, which contributes to its intellectual excitement. At the same time, it serves important humanitarian needs. This book is intended to provide an over- view of the theory and practice of biomaterials science.