Smart textiles for medicine and healthcare: materials, systems and applications

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CRC Press, Mar 9, 2007 - Design - 312 pages
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With its distinguished editor and team of international contributors, Smart Textiles for Medicine and Healthcare provides unique insight into recent developments in how smart textiles are being used in the medical field. The book covers topics such as wound care materials, drug-based release systems and electronic sensors for health care. It discusses the role of smart textiles in monitoring the health of particular groups such as pregnant women, children, the elderly, and those with particular physical disabilities. The book is an essential resource for researchers working on intelligent textiles in the medical and healthcare fields.

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Trends in smart medical textiles
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Smart medical textiles for monitoring patients with
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Smart woundcare materials
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