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With a rising population and the increasing range of textiles for medical products, the need to understand and improve medical textiles is becoming increasingly important. This invaluable reference provides a broad overview of the different types of medical textiles, as well as focusing on specialized topics. Part 1 discusses the types and properties of medical textiles, ranging from reusable textiles to textiles for implants to fabrics with cosmetic effects. Part 2 focuses on textiles on the skin, including contact sensations of textiles on the skin and allergies caused by textiles. Part 3 provides the latest developments in textiles for hygiene and infection control and part 4 concludes by providing a range of applications and case studies. - explores the different types of medical textiles currently available as well as specific information on more specialised areas and applications- chapters cover topics such as reusable textiles, textiles for implants and interaction of textiles with the skin - is a standard reference for designers and manufacturers of medical textile products, as well as for biomaterials scientists and medical professionals
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