Interactive dressings and their role in moist wound management

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Abstract

This collection provides a detailed review of how textiles are incorporated into wound care applications, explaining the importance and suitability of using textiles on different wound types. It introduces wound care and covers wound management and the importance of laboratory testing in relation to wound care. It comprehensively reviews the different textile dressings available, moist would management, and bioactive dressings to promote healing. The concluding chapters describe how advanced textiles, such as smart temperature controlled textiles and composites, can be used for wound care products. The final chapter gives an interesting insight into the use of fibrous scaffolds for tissue engineering.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvanced Textiles for Wound Care
EditorsS Rajendran
Place of PublicationUK
PublisherWoodhead Publishing Limited
Pages97 - 113
Number of pages17
Edition1st
ISBN (Print)9781845692711
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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