Advances in Smart Medical Textiles
  • Release Date : 02 December 2015
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Categories : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 298 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9781782424000
  • ISBN 10 : 1782424008
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Synopsis : Advances in Smart Medical Textiles written by Lieva van Langenhove, published by Woodhead Publishing which was released on 02 December 2015. Download Advances in Smart Medical Textiles Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Advances in Smart Medical Textiles: Treatments and Health Monitoring provides comprehensive coverage on smart textiles, the emerging and important materials that are finding applications in the fields of medicine and healthcare. The book explores the range of smart textiles available for use in medicine and the transfer of these innovative technologies into medical applications. Early chapters survey various smart fibers, fabrics, and finishes, while subsequent sections focus on the role of smart textiles in treating patients, from wound care to rehabilitation, and the use of textile-based sensors and wearable electronics for monitoring patient health. Provides a comprehensive review of the materials used in smart medical textiles Analyzes the application of these textiles in medical treatments and sensors for health monitoring Covers the range of international research in the field and keeps focus on the needs of the textile industry