Smart Textiles for Medicine and Healthcare

Written By Lieva Van Langenhove
Smart Textiles for Medicine and Healthcare
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 21 February 2007
  • ISBN : 1845692934
  • Pages : 336 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Smart Textiles for Medicine and Healthcare written by Lieva Van Langenhove which was release on 21 February 2007, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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 industry Provides a unique insight into recent developments in this exciting field

Smart Textiles for Medicine and Healthcare

Smart Textiles for Medicine and Healthcare
  • Author : Lieva Van Langenhove
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2007-02-21
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1845692934
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Summary : 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 ...

Smart Textiles

Smart Textiles
  • Author : Nazire D. Yilmaz
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-11-13
  • Total pages : 402
  • ISBN : 1845692934
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Summary : Smart Textiles: Wearable Nanotechnology provides a comprehensive presentation of recent advancements in the area of smart nanotextiles giving specific importance to materials and production processes. Different materials, production routes, performance characteristics, application areas and functionalization mechanisms are covered. The book provides a guideline to students, researchers, academicians and technologists who ...

Advances in Smart Medical Textiles

Advances in Smart Medical Textiles
  • Author : Lieva Van Langenhove
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing Limited
  • Release Date : 2015-12-01
  • Total pages : 630
  • ISBN : 1845692934
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Summary : 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 ...

Nanosensors and Nanodevices for Smart Multifunctional Textiles

Nanosensors and Nanodevices for Smart Multifunctional Textiles
  • Author : Andrea Ehrmann,Tuan Anh Nguyen,Phuong Nguyen Tri
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-09-16
  • Total pages : 390
  • ISBN : 1845692934
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Summary : Nanotechnology has been incorporated into a wide range of garments to improve the durability of clothing / apparel and create new properties for a special end-used application. It also incorporates wearable electronics into clothing to make it smarter. Smart nano-textiles refers to the uses and integration of smart nanocoatings, nanosensors and ...

Smart Textiles

Smart Textiles
  • Author : Stefan Schneegass,Oliver Amft
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-01-26
  • Total pages : 396
  • ISBN : 1845692934
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Summary : From a holistic perspective, this handbook explores the design, development and production of smart textiles and textile electronics, breaking with the traditional silo-structure of smart textile research and development. Leading experts from different domains including textile production, electrical engineering, interaction design and human-computer interaction (HCI) address production processes in their ...

Smart Textiles for Protection

Smart Textiles for Protection
  • Author : R Chapman
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-12-10
  • Total pages : 416
  • ISBN : 1845692934
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Summary : Smart textiles are materials and structures that sense and react to environmental conditions or stimuli, and their integration into protective clothing has led to the development of products with greatly enhanced protective capabilities in hazardous situations. Smart textiles for protection provides a comprehensive analysis of smart materials used in producing ...

An Introduction to Healthcare and Medical Textiles

An Introduction to Healthcare and Medical Textiles
  • Author : Wen Zhong
  • Publisher : DEStech Publications, Inc
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 293
  • ISBN : 1845692934
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Summary : This volume 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. The book analyzes ...

Active Coatings for Smart Textiles

Active Coatings for Smart Textiles
  • Author : Jinlian Hu
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-04-06
  • Total pages : 482
  • ISBN : 1845692934
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Summary : Active Coatings for Smart Textiles presents the latest information on active materials and their application to textiles in the form of coatings and finishes for the purpose of improving performance and creating active functional effects. This important book provides detailed coverage of smart coating types, processes, and applications. After an ...

Multidisciplinary Know How for Smart Textiles Developers

Multidisciplinary Know How for Smart Textiles Developers
  • Author : Tünde Kirstein
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-04-04
  • Total pages : 524
  • ISBN : 1845692934
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Summary : Smart-textiles developers draw on diverse fields of knowledge to produce unique materials with enhanced properties and vast potential. Several disciplines outside the traditional textile area are involved in the construction of these smart textiles, and each individual field has its own language, specific terms and approaches. Multidisciplinary know-how for smart-textiles ...

Advances in Smart Medical Textiles

Advances in Smart Medical Textiles
  • Author : Lieva van Langenhove
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-12-02
  • Total pages : 298
  • ISBN : 1845692934
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Summary : 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 ...

Smart Textile Coatings and Laminates

Smart Textile Coatings and Laminates
  • Author : William C Smith
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-01-28
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1845692934
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Summary : Smart coatings can produce coatings that offer above and beyond the normal functions of a coating, these range from improving the performance of fabrics, producing new forms of materials to providing decoration. This book reviews a variety of topics about textile coatings and laminates and aims to provide a stimulus ...

Advanced Textiles for Wound Care

Advanced Textiles for Wound Care
  • Author : S. Rajendran
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2009-04-30
  • Total pages : 360
  • ISBN : 1845692934
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Summary : An important and growing area of the textile industry is the medical sector. The extent of this growth is due to constant improvements in both textile technology and medical procedures. This collection provides a detailed review of how textiles are incorporated into wound care applications, explaining the importance and suitability ...

High Performance Technical Textiles

High Performance Technical Textiles
  • Author : Roshan Paul
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-02-19
  • Total pages : 504
  • ISBN : 1845692934
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Summary : An authentic resource for the fundamentals, applied techniques, applications and recent advancements of all the main areas of technical textiles Created to be a comprehensive reference, High Performance Technical Textiles includes the review of a wide range of technical textiles from household to space textiles. The contributors—noted experts in ...

Medical Textile Materials

Medical Textile Materials
  • Author : Yimin Qin
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-11-21
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 1845692934
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Summary : Medical Textile Materials provides the latest information on technical textiles and how they have found a wide range of medical applications, from wound dressings and sutures, to implants and tissue scaffolds. This book offers a systematic review of the manufacture, properties, and applications of these technical textiles. After a brief ...

Medical Textiles

Medical Textiles
  • Author : Holly Morris,Richard Murray
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-12-22
  • Total pages : 398
  • ISBN : 1845692934
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Summary : This textbook aims to ensure that advances in medical textiles are addressed and that recent developments are able to be appreciated and understood not only by medical practitioners and healthcare personnel but also by textile scientists and technologists. The idea is to stimulate collaborative research and development in the field ...