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Medical textiles remain one of the most dynamic areas of research in textiles. Medical and Healthcare Textiles is a compendium of worldwide research into medical textiles written by leading experts in the area. Part 1 contains papers addressing the risk of infection control and barrier materials. Part 2 demonstrates the significance of textile products in healthcare and hygiene applications for hospitals and other environments where hygiene is essential. Advanced wound dressings, such as drug delivery dressings, are evaluated in part 3. Papers in part 4 examine the use of bandaging and pressure garments. Recent developments and application of implantable medical devices are covered in part 5. Part 6 consists of topics which emphasize the role of medical devices in applications including dentistry and oncology. Research related to smart material developments are discussed in part 7. Part 8 concludes with industry standards and regulations.
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John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. The Cuban Missile Crisis, the Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, the establishment of the Peace Corps, developments in the Space Race, the building of the Berlin Wall, the Trade Expansion Act to lower tariffs, and the Civil Rights Movement all took place during his presidency.
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