Advanced Textiles for Wound Care
  • Release Date : 20 September 2018
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Categories : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 606 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780081021934
  • ISBN 10 : 0081021933
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Synopsis : Advanced Textiles for Wound Care written by S. Rajendran, published by Woodhead Publishing which was released on 20 September 2018. Download Advanced Textiles for Wound Care Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Advanced Textiles for Wound Care, Second Edition, provides a detailed review of how textiles are incorporated into wound care applications, also explaining the importance and suitability of using textiles on different wound types. It is an interdisciplinary book which directly links textile technology with advances in wound care. The book discusses new developments and techniques related to antimicrobial dressings, the use of biopolymers in infection control management, advanced dressings for managing cavity and cancerous wounds, and the application of nanofibers and novel textile structures in scaffolds, among other new areas. This updated edition also reflects recent changes in regulatory affairs. The book is essential reading for manufacturers, designers, scientists and producers of wound care materials. It is a valuable resource for professionals within the medical sector, as well as those in academia, enabling materials scientists and engineers in both academia, and at medical device companies, to stay abreast of new technology. Provides a comprehensive introduction to wound care, from the different types of wound and wound healing mechanisms, to the importance of testing in relation to wound care Analyzes the application of textiles to wound healing, covering minor wounds, burns, ulcers and other deep skin wounds Reviews the current use of smart textiles for wound care, including drug delivery dressings and textile-based scaffolds for tissue engineering