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10th International Conference on Geosynthetics
09/21/2014 - 09/25/2014
01/31/2014 - 01/31/2014

2014 URI Cotton Summit: The 21st Century Global Apparel VAlue Chain and Implications For US Cotton in the World Marketplace
09/22/2014 - 09/22/2014

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09/24/2014 - 09/26/2014

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Introduction To Healthcare & Medical Textiles

Price: $129.50

Category: Books: Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

By Wen Zhong, Ph.D., University of Manitoba

Introduction to Healthcare & Medical Textiles is a scientific introduction to the study, engineering and applications of medical textiles. It moves systematically from the fundamentals of textile materials and their fabrication through biocompatibility and biodegradability, to the applications of textiles in healthcare, ranging from hygiene to wound care, grafts and implantables.
• Explains basic textile concepts linking to medical textile design

• Covers wovens, knits, nonwovens, nanofibers and other advanced materials

• Investigates cell, tissue and skin interactions, with comfort and clinical applications

• Disposables, infection control, wound dressing, sutures, prosthetics, grafts, and more

Introduction to Healthcare & Medical Textiles analyzes how the internal structures of various types of textiles, wovens, knits and nonwovens, are related to specific medical/biomedical end uses. While carefully explaining the basics, Introduction to Healthcare & Medical Textiles aims to show the connection between textile properties and the design and development of medical and healthcare textile products. This text is designed for advanced students and industry-based textile researchers, engineers, and product developers.

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