Medical and Healthcare Textiles 2007: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Healthcare and Medical Textiles (Hardback)J. F. Kennedy (editor), Subhash C. Anand (editor), M. Miraftab (editor), Subbiyan Rajendran (editor)
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Medical textiles remain one of the most dynamic areas of research in textiles. Medical and Healthcare Textiles is a compendium of worldwide research into medical textiles written by leading experts in the area. Part 1 contains papers addressing the risk of infection control and barrier materials. Part 2 demonstrates the significance of textile products in healthcare and hygiene applications for hospitals and other environments where hygiene is essential. Advanced wound dressings, such as drug delivery dressings, are evaluated in part 3. Papers in part 4 examine the use of bandaging and pressure garments. Recent developments and application of implantable medical devices are covered in part 5. Part 6 consists of topics which emphasize the role of medical devices in applications including dentistry and oncology. Research related to smart material developments are discussed in part 7. Part 8 concludes with industry standards and regulations.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Number of pages: 512
Weight: 953 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 36 mm