Smart Textiles for Medicine and Healthcare
  • Release Date : 21 February 2007
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 336 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9781845692933
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Download or read book entitled Smart Textiles for Medicine and Healthcare by author: Lieva Van Langenhove which was release on 21 February 2007 and published by Elsevier with total page 336 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Smart or intelligent textiles are a relatively novel area of research within the textile industry with enormous potential within the healthcare industry. This book provides a unique insight into recent developments in how smart textiles are being used in the medical field. The first part of the book assesses trends in smart medical textiles. Chapters cover topics such as wound care materials, drug-based release systems and electronic sensors for health care. The second part of the book discusses the role of smart textile in monitoring the health of particular groups such as pregnant women, children, the elderly and those with particular physical disabilities. With its distinguished editor and team of international contributors, this book provides a unique and essential reference to those concerned with intelligent textiles in healthcare. Unlocks the significant potential of smart textiles within the healthcare industry Provides a unique insight into recent developments in this exciting field