Research and developments in neuroprostheses are providing scientists with the potential to greatly improve the lives of individuals who have lost some function. Neuroprostheses can help restore or substitute motor and sensory functions which may have been damaged as a result of injury or disease. However, these minute implantable sensors also provide scientists with challenges. This important new book provides readers with a comprehensive review of neuroprostheses. Chapters in part one are concerned with the fundamentals of these devices. Part two looks at neuroprostheses for restoring sensory function whilst part three addresses neuroprostheses for restoring motor function. The final set of chapters discusses significant considerations concerning these sensors.
- Systematic and comprehensive coverage of neuroprostheses
- Covers the fundamentals of neuroprostheses, their application in restoring sensory and motor function and an analysis of the future trends
- Keen focus on industry needs in the field of biomaterials
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|Size: ||10.0 MB|
|Publisher: ||Woodhead Publishing|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781782421092 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|