Introduction to Biomedical Equipment Technology is recognized as the premier book used to train biomedical equipment professionals, and serves as an excellent reference for these professionals in the field. It is also a valuable reference work for engineers and technologists who design biomedical equipment. Significant changes to this edition are: *A new chapter on quality Improvement is included. *New sections on hemodialysis machines, the Y2K problem, and new computer devices in medicine are provided. *Key features have been incorporated to address current issues and important technological advances.