Advanced Textiles for Wound Care (Woodhead Publishing in Textiles) by S. Rajendran

Advanced Textiles for Wound Care (Woodhead Publishing in Textiles) Author: S. Rajendran
eBook Title: Advanced Textiles for Wound Care (Woodhead Publishing in Textiles)
ISBN10: 1420094890
ISBN13: 978-1420094893
Language: English
Publisher: CRC Press; 1 edition (June 5, 2009)
Category: Engineering & Transportation
Subcategory: Engineering
Size ePub vers.: 1846 kb
Size PDF vers.: 1760 kb
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This collection provides a detailed review of how textiles are incorporated into wound care applications, explaining the importance and suitability of using textiles on different wound types. It introduces wound care and covers wound management and the importance of laboratory testing in relation to wound care. It comprehensively reviews the different textile dressings available, moist would management, and bioactive dressings to promote healing. The concluding chapters describe how advanced textiles, such as smart temperature controlled textiles and composites, can be used for wound care products. The final chapter gives an interesting insight into the use of fibrous scaffolds for tissue engineering.

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