Medical and Healthcare Textiles
  • Release Date : 15 July 2010
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 560 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780857090348
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Download or read book entitled Medical and Healthcare Textiles by author: Subhash C. Anand which was release on 15 July 2010 and published by Elsevier with total page 560 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Medical textiles remain one of the most dynamic areas of research in textiles. Medical and healthcare textiles is the fourth in a series of conferences held at the University of Bolton. Like its predecessors, it has attracted papers from some of the leading international centres of expertise in the field. Contributors cover a range of topics including emerging textile-based biomaterials, hygienic textiles, the use of textiles in infection control and as barrier materials, bandaging and pressure garments for managing chronic infections such as ulcers, the role of textiles in the management of burns and wounds, textile-based implantable devices such as tissue scaffolds and sutures, and intelligent textiles. Provides a comprehensive overview of medical textiles from the risk of infection control and barrier materials through to directives, regulations and standards shaping the medical device industry Explores developments in healthcare and hygiene products, including odor and pH control as well as protective and disposable fabrics Reviews development in the area of implantable materials featuring vascular grafts, knee implants and scaffolds