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Significances of Bioengineering & Biosciences

Ethics of Biomedical Engineering: The Unanswered Questions

  • Open or Close Stanley Moffatt*

    Regent University College of Science and Technology, School of Medical and Allied Sciences, Ghana

    *Corresponding author: Stanley Moffatt, School of Medical and Allied Sciences, PO Box DS 1636, Accra, Ghana, Email: stanley.moffatt@regent.edu.gh

Submission: October 27, 2017;Published: December 15, 2017

Volume1 Issue1
December 2017

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Biomedical engineering is the convergence and application of engineering principles to human biology or medicine in order to develop technologies to improve patient care. The discipline embraces applications from physiology, human biology, molecular imaging to the re-construction of tissues and organs. Technically, although biomedical engineers are not medical practitioners, they could be regarded as indirect practitioners, since the protocols, processes, and technologies they develop codetermine medical practice.

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