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by Lieva Van Langenhove




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 industryProvides a unique insight into recent developments in this exciting field
Download Smart Textiles for Medicine and Healthcare: Materials, Systems and Applications (Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles) epub
ISBN: 1845690273
ISBN13: 978-1845690274
Category: Engineering
Subcategory: Engineering
Author: Lieva Van Langenhove
Language: English
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing; 1 edition (March 7, 2007)
Pages: 336 pages
ePUB size: 1222 kb
FB2 size: 1192 kb
Rating: 4.2
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