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An Introduction to Medical Biophysics by Parkash Parveen (1998) Edition : 1/e
DOI : 10.5005/jp/books/11603   ISBN:9788171795932

Medical Biophysics deals with applications of physical ideas and concepts enshrined in mechanics, hydrostatics, hydrodynamics, optics, acoustics, electrodynamics and radiological physics to medical sciences. Some aspects of biophysics are indistinguishable from biochemistry, physiology, medical physics, nuclear medicine, biomedical engineering and biotechnol... [More]

An Introduction to Medical Biophysics
Bio-medical Physics for Nurses by Thayalan K (2007) Edition : 1/e
DOI : 10.5005/jp/books/10101   ISBN:9788180619908

Physics has lot of applications in Medicine and Biology particularly in Physiology, radiology, Cardiology, Neurology and Audiology, etc. Most of the equipments used in the above specialties are employing the principles of Physics and its applications. Nursing personnel is an important category in the health care industry next to physicians. They are supposed... [More]

Bio-medical Physics for Nurses
Biophysics in Nursing by K Sharma Suresh (2011) Edition : 1/e
DOI : 10.5005/jp/books/11441   ISBN:9789350251225

Human biological functions or health care practices have basis of principles of biophysics. Therefore, nurses involved in providing nursing care must understand the physical principles and their applications in health care practices. So that, nurses can assess, plan, implement and evaluate each care intervention more effectively and scientifically. This text... [More]

Biophysics in Nursing
Chapter-01 Introduction by Thayalan K (2007) Edition : 1/e

This chapter reviews introduction about properties of matter, Systems of units, SI system, length, mass, time, Derived units (Area, velocity, density, Acceleration), Dimensions, Rules and Conventions in the use of symbols, Random errors and Instrumental errors. Length, Mass, Time, SI system, Random error, Instrumental error.

Chapter-01 Introduction to Biochemistry and Cell by Sharma Suresh K (2014) Edition : 1/e

This chapter tells about the importance of Biochemistry in nursing as nurses are the largest group in health care organizations who are directly involved in promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services. Difference between Prokaryotic cell and Eukaryotic cell has been illustrated in tabular form, by highlighting there distinct features. This ch... [More]

   Chapter DOI:10.5005/jp/books/11603_1      

The interaction between macromolecules, solutes, solvents, electrolytes and colloids in human body has been analysed in this chapter. The most important physical forces at work in living system include osmotic pressure, surface tension and viscosity. Any disturbance in the action of these forces inflicts illness that often comes to the attention of an astute... [More]

Chapter-02 Motion by Thayalan K (2007) Edition : 1/e

This chapter explains about Motion, Different kinds of motion (Translatory motion, Rotatory motion, Oscillatory, Random and Periodic motion), Acceleration, Scalar and Vector quantities, Newton’s laws of motion, Law of conservation of momentum, Acceleration due to gravity, Mass, Weight, Centripetal force, centrifugal force and Applications in nursing. Transla... [More]

Chapter-02 Pressure in Fluids: Its Measurement and Implications by Parkash Parveen (1998) Edition : 1/e

Pressure measurement has remained an important and feasible adjunct to clinical practice and scientists have sought better ways to measure it from desired points in the human body. Successful pressure monitoring has acquired an established role as it permits the accurate evaluation of the stage of the disease in heart, lung or other organ. This chapter is de... [More]