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IRE Transactions on Medical Electronics

Volume ME-7: 1960

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 1960, Page(s): c2
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  • PGME Affiliates

    Publication Year: 1960, Page(s): 115
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  • Correction

    Publication Year: 1960, Page(s): 114
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  • Letter to the Editor

    Publication Year: 1960, Page(s): 114
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  • Some Electrical and Radiation Hazards in the Laboratory

    Publication Year: 1960, Page(s):111 - 113
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    Some electrical and radiation hazards which are present in the laboratory are discussed. A constant reminder concerning some of the common dangers is worthwhile since even experienced workers may forget about them and injury or death can result. View full abstract»

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  • Physiological Effects of Condenser Discharges With Application to Tissue Stimulation and Ventricular Defibrillation

    Publication Year: 1960, Page(s):104 - 110
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    The experiments reported in this paper served three major purposes: 1) They defined that property of an electrical discharge upon which the ability to stimulate living tissue depends, in particular the ability to produce a saturation stimulation of the heart. 2) They demonstrated that intense condenser discharges through the chest need not produce any deleterious effects. 3) They showed that one c... View full abstract»

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  • Switching in Bistable Circuits

    Publication Year: 1960, Page(s):98 - 103
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    Switching or triggering in certain nonlinear circuits having two stable states is studied in graphic detail. The minimum and maximum pulse requirements are discussed and some of the general ideas of bistability considered. A convenient technique for studying the response of circuits, apparently in slow motion, is described. A classroom demonstration relating to nerve impulse generation is given. View full abstract»

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  • What Is a Nerve?

    Publication Year: 1960, Page(s):94 - 97
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    Many of the observed properties of a nerve are summed up by noting that it appears to be a cascaded series of bistable elements. This implies an electrical negative resistance property which is observed to be tetrode-like, as opposed to arc-like. A time dependent element in the regenerative feedback loop is involved in such things as anode-break stimulation. New nerve analogs are suggested by this... View full abstract»

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  • Deflection Focusing of Electron Microscopes

    Publication Year: 1960, Page(s):87 - 94
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    An image in an electron microscope is made to move in response to manipulation of a switch if the image is slightly out of focus. Because of the sensitivity of the eye to motion, even low contrast or dim images can thus be focused very accurately by noting lack of motion. This method is helpful in all cases, but with certain specimen types or with a biased electron gun it is essential. Constructio... View full abstract»

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  • Television X-Ray Movies: Dose and Contrast Factors

    Publication Year: 1960, Page(s):80 - 86
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    A television link with nonlinear circuits aids X-ray movie production by allowing concentration on a small brightness range, and dose can be determined by the detail to be observed rather than by film properties. A continuously-moving-film camera viewing a single line on the kinescope, or a video tape recorder, need lose the effect of no interacting quantum. The frame rate aspect is considered and... View full abstract»

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  • X-Ray Visualization and Analysis Using Spectral Infornation

    Publication Year: 1960, Page(s):77 - 79
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    An electronic X-ray system is described which allows more information to be obtained than do the usual radio-graphic methods which lump together the effects of different wavelengths. It gives high contrast images and allows otherwise unnoticeable detail to be detected with a quantitative evaluation of composition. The system has been used to visualize a normal thyroid and analyze it for normal iod... View full abstract»

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  • Foreign Body and Kidney Stone Localizer

    Publication Year: 1960, Page(s):74 - 76
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    Various probes are described that will amplify the sound of contact with any hard object in the body and thus signify its presence. One of the most useful forms consists of a sound transducer that clamps to the handle of any pair of forceps so that the surgeon knows when he is grasping a kidney stone or gall stone or other hard body. Also mentioned are active probes in which loading of a bilateral... View full abstract»

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  • Endoradiosondes: Further Notes

    Publication Year: 1960, Page(s):67 - 73
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    This paper is to supplement last year's summary on swallowable radio transmitters. Included are general comments on procedure as well as specific items such as temperature sensitivity, the use of tunnel diodes in pH measurement, the use of multiple transmitters, and the design of a nondirectional receiving antenna system. The latter not only simplifies unattended recording in some cases but also h... View full abstract»

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  • Fast, Automatic Ocular Pressure Measurement Based on an Exact Theory

    Publication Year: 1960, Page(s):61 - 67
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    Several tonometers are described which are simultaneously faster more accurate and more gentle than previous forms. They are easier to use and more convenient to read, and do not generally require anesthesia since their indication is recorded a fraction of a second after they contact the eye. Their principle is such that they can be used while covered with a sterilizable rubber film, thus minimizi... View full abstract»

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  • On Diversification in Medical Electronics

    Publication Year: 1960, Page(s): 60
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  • [Table of contents]

    Publication Year: 1960, Page(s): 59
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  • [Breaker page]

    Publication Year: 1960, Page(s): nil1
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  • IRE Professional Group on Medical Electronics

    Publication Year: 1960, Page(s): nil1
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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 1960, Page(s): c1
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This Transactions ceased publication in 1960. The current retitled publication is Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Transactions on

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