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Smart Textiles for Medicine and Healthcare

Smart Textiles for Medicine and Healthcare Book
Author : Lieva Van Langenhove
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2007-02-21
ISBN : 1845692934
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

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

Advances in Smart Medical Textiles

Advances in Smart Medical Textiles Book
Author : Lieva van Langenhove
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2015-12-02
ISBN : 1782424008
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

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 technologies into medical applications. Early chapters survey various smart fibers, fabrics, and finishes, while subsequent sections focus on the role of smart textiles in treating patients, from wound care to rehabilitation, and the use of textile-based sensors and wearable electronics for monitoring patient health. Provides a comprehensive review of the materials used in smart medical textiles Analyzes the application of these textiles in medical treatments and sensors for health monitoring Covers the range of international research in the field and keeps focus on the needs of the textile industry

An Introduction to Healthcare and Medical Textiles

An Introduction to Healthcare and Medical Textiles Book
Author : Wen Zhong
Publisher : DEStech Publications, Inc
Release : 2013
ISBN : 1605950203
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

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 how the internal structures of various types of textiles, wovens, knits and nonwovens, are related to specific medical/biomedical end uses. While carefully explaining the basics, the book aims to show the connection between textile properties and the design and development of medical and healthcare textile products. This text is designed for advanced students and industry-based textile researchers, engineers, and product developers.

Medical Textiles

Medical Textiles Book
Author : Subhash C. Anand
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2001-02-28
ISBN : 1845693140
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Medical textiles is one of the major growth areas within technical textiles and the use of textile materials for medical and healthcare products ranges from simple gauze or bandage materials to scaffolds for tissue culturing and a large variety of prostheses for permanent body implants. Recent advances include: The development of polylactic acid and polyglycolic acid fibres as structures for cell growth Temporary bioresorbable textile supports for growing human organic tissue The development of smart fibres – based on naturally-occurring polymers and also on non-animal-based protein fibres and structures – for the treatment of wounds and ulcers These are a few examples of the wide range of textile-based non-implantable and implantable products used in medicine and surgery and covered in this cutting-edge collection of the latest research in this fascinating area.

Medical and Healthcare Textiles

Medical and Healthcare Textiles Book
Author : Subhash C. Anand,J F Kennedy,M Miraftab,Subbiyan Rajendran
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2010-07-15
ISBN : 0857090348
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Medical textiles remain one of the most dynamic areas of research in textiles. Medical and healthcare textiles is the fourth in a series of conferences held at the University of Bolton. Like its predecessors, it has attracted papers from some of the leading international centres of expertise in the field. Contributors cover a range of topics including emerging textile-based biomaterials, hygienic textiles, the use of textiles in infection control and as barrier materials, bandaging and pressure garments for managing chronic infections such as ulcers, the role of textiles in the management of burns and wounds, textile-based implantable devices such as tissue scaffolds and sutures, and intelligent textiles. Provides a comprehensive overview of medical textiles from the risk of infection control and barrier materials through to directives, regulations and standards shaping the medical device industry Explores developments in healthcare and hygiene products, including odor and pH control as well as protective and disposable fabrics Reviews development in the area of implantable materials featuring vascular grafts, knee implants and scaffolds

Wearables Smart Textiles Smart Apparel

Wearables  Smart Textiles   Smart Apparel Book
Author : Paret Dominique,Pierre Crego
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2018-11-27
ISBN : 0081027648
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Wearables, Smart Textiles & Smart Apparel, the first book of its kind on the topic, is divided into two major themes, wearables that are part of the large textile family and those that are not. It provides a broad overview of topics, markets, applications, benefits, fears and technologies, also emphasizing the industrial economics and costs, etc. As the wearables market continues to grow, making inroads in classic clothing, luxury, medical and professional use, and in protection and accessories like sports bracelets, watches, glasses, fashion or sports shoes, etc., this book helps users understand the technology and its future in industry. Helps define which wearables are part of the textile family Presents both the negative and positive aspects of wearables Demonstrates the connection and intelligence of wearables

Biomedical Applications of Smart Technologies

Biomedical Applications of Smart Technologies Book
Author : Pietro Vincenzini,Enzo Pasquale Scilingo
Publisher : Trans Tech Publications Ltd
Release : 2012-09-11
ISBN : 390815894X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The 16 peer-reviewed papers collected here together offer a plenitude of up-to-date information on “Biomedical Applications of Smart Technologies”. Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS). The papers are conveniently arranged into: Chapter 1: Active and Stimuli Responsive Materials, Chapter 2: Medical Diagnostics and Imaging, Chapter 3: Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Chapter 4: Targeted Drug and Gene Delivery.

Proceedings of 7th International conference on Smart Materials and Structures 2018

Proceedings of 7th International conference on Smart Materials and Structures 2018 Book
Author : ConferenceSeries
Publisher : ConferenceSeries
Release : 2021-04-20
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

July 02-03, 2018 Vienna, Austria Key Topics : Smart Materials and Technologies, Smart Structures, Optical and Electronic Materials, Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage Devices, Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology, Smart Biomaterials, Mechanics and Behavior of Smart Materials, Smart Materials in Industrial Application, Materials Chemistry, Future of Materials, Emerging Materials, Bioactive Smart Materials, Material Science and Engineering, Market Demand and Value, Architecture and Civil Engineering, Physics and Chemistry of Materials,

Handbook of Research on Developments in E health and Telemedicine

Handbook of Research on Developments in E health and Telemedicine Book
Author : Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2010
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

"This book provide a comprehensive coverage of the latest and most relevant knowledge, developments, solutions, and practical applications, related to e-Health, this new field of knowledge able to transform the way we live and deliver services, both from the technological and social perspectives"--Provided by publisher.

Sensors for Everyday Life

Sensors for Everyday Life Book
Author : Octavian Adrian Postolache,Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay,Krishanthi P. Jayasundera,Akshya K. Swain
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2016-10-27
ISBN : 3319473190
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sensors were developed to detect and quantify structures and functions of human body as well as to gather information from the environment in order to optimize the efficiency, cost-effectiveness and quality of healthcare services as well as to improve health and quality of life. This book offers an up-to-date overview of the concepts, modeling, technical and technological details and practical applications of different types of sensors. It also discusses the trends for the next generation of sensors and systems for healthcare settings. It is aimed at researchers and graduate students in the field of healthcare technologies, as well as academics and industry professionals involved in developing sensing systems for human body structures and functions, and for monitoring activities and health.

Wearable Monitoring Systems

Wearable Monitoring Systems Book
Author : Annalisa Bonfiglio,Danilo De Rossi
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2010-12-17
ISBN : 9781441973849
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As diverse as tomorrow’s society constituent groups may be, they will share the common requirements that their life should become safer and healthier, offering higher levels of effectiveness, communication and personal freedom. The key common part to all potential solutions fulfilling these requirements is wearable embedded systems, with longer periods of autonomy, offering wider functionality, more communication possibilities and increased computational power. As electronic and information systems on the human body, their role is to collect relevant physiological information, and to interface between humans and local and/or global information systems. Within this context, there is an increasing need for applications in diverse fields, from health to rescue to sport and even remote activities in space, to have real-time access to vital signs and other behavioral parameters for personalized healthcare, rescue operation planning, etc. This book’s coverage will span all scientific and technological areas that define wearable monitoring systems, including sensors, signal processing, energy, system integration, communications, and user interfaces. Six case studies will be used to illustrate the principles and practices introduced.

Industrial Fabric Products Review

Industrial Fabric Products Review Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2006
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Download Industrial Fabric Products Review book written by , available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Textile Horizons

Textile Horizons Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2006
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Textile Horizons book written by , available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

PHealth 2017

PHealth 2017 Book
Author : B. Blobel,W. Goossen
Publisher : IOS Press
Release : 2017-05-05
ISBN : 1614997616
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Smart mobile systems such as microsystems, smart textiles, smart implants, sensor-controlled medical devices and innovative sensor techniques have become important enablers for telemedicine and next-generation health services, with social media and gamification adding further to personalized health (pHealth) as an eco-system. This book presents the proceedings of pHealth 2017, the 14th in a series of international conferences for personalized health held in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, in May 2017. The conference series, which began in 2003 as a dissemination activity in the framework of a European project on wearable micro and nano technologies for personalized health, presents advances in wearable or implantable micro-, nano- and bio-technologies for healthcare and wellness, and brings together expertise from medical, technological, political, administrative, and social domains, and even from philosophy and linguistics. The book contains keynotes and invited papers, as well as 16 oral presentations and 8 poster presentations. Encompassing diverse fields such as medical services, public health, prevention, social and elderly care, wellness and personal fitness, the book will be of interest to practitioners from various medical and health disciplines, as well as developers and administrators, provider institutions, and patient and citizens representatives.

DARE ICAR Annual Report

DARE ICAR Annual Report Book
Author : India. Department of Agricultural Research and Education
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2007
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Download DARE ICAR Annual Report book written by India. Department of Agricultural Research and Education, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Wireless Health

Wireless Health Book
Author : Honggang Wang,Md Shaad Mahmud,Hua Fang,Chonggang Wang
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2016-11-25
ISBN : 3319479466
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book provides a candid assessment and practical knowledge about the current technological advancements of the wireless healthcare system. This book presents the competencies of modeling e-health framework, medical wireless body sensor networks, communication technologies for mobile health, nanotechnology innovations in medicine, security issues for medical records, personalized services in healthcare applications, and Big Data for wireless health. This book covers multiple research perspectives in order to address the strong need for interdisciplinary research in the area of wireless health, such as the interactive research among biomedical sensor technology, intelligent textiles and advanced wireless network technology. The interactions involve experts from multidisciplinary fields including medical, information technology and computing fields. Designed as a study tool for graduate students, researchers, and medical professionals, this book is also valuable for business managers, entrepreneurs, and investors within the medical and healthcare industries. It is useful for anyone who cares about the future opportunities in healthcare systems.

pHealth 2020

pHealth 2020 Book
Author : B. Blobel,L. Lhotska,P. Pharow
Publisher : IOS Press
Release : 2020-09-30
ISBN : 1643681133
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Smart mobile systems such as microsystems, smart textiles, smart implants, and sensor-controlled medical devices, together with their related networks, have become important enablers for telemedicine and ubiquitous pervasive health to become next-generation health services. This book presents the proceedings of pHealth 2020, held as a virtual conference from 14 – 16 September 2020. This is the 17th in a series of international conferences on wearable or implantable micro and nano technologies for personalized medicine, which bring together expertise from medical, technological, political, administrative, and social domains, and cover subjects including technological and biomedical facilities, legal, ethical, social, and organizational requirements and impacts, and the research necessary to enable future-proof care paradigms. The 2020 conference also covers AI and robots in healthcare; bio-data management and analytics for personalized health; security, privacy and safety challenges; integrated care; and the intelligent management of specific diseases including the Covid-19 pandemic. Communication and cooperation with national and regional health authorities and the challenges facing health systems in developing countries were also addressed. The book includes 1 keynote, 5 invited talks, 25 oral presentations, and 8 short poster presentations from 99 international authors. All submissions were carefully and critically reviewed by at least two independent experts and at least one member of the Scientific Program Committee; a highly selective review process resulting in a full-paper rejection rate of 36%. The book will be of interest to all those involved in the design and provision of healthcare and also to patients and citizen representatives.

5th EAI International Conference on IoT Technologies for HealthCare

5th EAI International Conference on IoT Technologies for HealthCare Book
Author : Pedro R. M. Inácio,Ana Duarte,Paulo Fazendeiro,Nuno Pombo
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2019-12-13
ISBN : 3030303357
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book presents papers from HealthyIoT 2018, the fifth edition of an international scientific event series dedicated to Internet of Things and Healthcare. The papers discuss leveraging a set of existing and emerging technologies, notions and services that can provide many solutions to delivery of electronic healthcare, patient care, and medical data management. HealthyIoT brings together technology experts, researchers, industry and international authorities contributing towards the design, development and deployment of healthcare solutions based on IoT technologies, standards, and procedures. HealthyIoT 2018 is part of the 4th annual Smart City 360 ̊Summit, promoting multidisciplinary scientific collaboration to solve complex societal, technological and economic problems of emerging Smart Cities. The event is endorsed by the European Alliance for Innovation, an international professional community-based organisation devoted to the advancement of innovation in the field of ICT. Features practical, tested applications in IoT for healthcare; Includes application domains such as eHealth Systems, smart textiles, smart caring environments, telemedicine, wellness, and health management, etc; Applicable to researchers, academics, students, and professionals.

PHealth 2012

PHealth 2012 Book
Author : B. Blobel,P. Pharow,F. Sousa
Publisher : IOS Press
Release : 2012-06-12
ISBN : 1614990697
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Microsystems, smart textiles, telemedicine, smart implants and sensor-controlled medical devices have become important enablers for monitoring and treatment in both inpatient and outpatient care. Indeed, micro and nano technologies have tremendous potential for increasing access to care whilst managing healthcare costs. They are set to be at the heart of evolutionary and revolutionary changes in healthcare, and are crucial, not only for the future of medicine, but also for the improvement of health care and welfare processes today and tomorrow. This book presents the proceedings of the 2012 pHealth conference, held in Porto, Portugal, in June 2012. The pHealth conference has emerged as the leading international meeting on wearable micro and nano technologies for personalized medicine, attracting scientists from various disciplines, clinicians, as well as policy makers from the healthcare industry, hospital administration and allied professionals. The book includes keynotes, invited speeches and selected submitted contributions. The areas covered include: the pHealth approach, new approaches to diagnosis and therapy, monitoring special diseases, system architecture, design and implementation, wearable sensor systems, smartphone applications and ambient assisted living. Over the years, pHealth has given visibility to the tremendous potential of micro and nano technologies, not only for the future of medicine, but also for the improvement of healthcare processes today. This book will be of interest to all those involved with the provision of health and welfare services, and also to companies engaged in the development of micro and nano technologies.

pHealth 2019

pHealth 2019 Book
Author : B. Blobel,M. Giacomini
Publisher : IOS Press
Release : 2019-05-29
ISBN : 1614999759
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Smart mobile systems like micro-systems, smart textiles and implants and sensor-controlled medical devices, together with related networks and cloud services, are important enablers for telemedicine and pervasive health to become the next generation of health services. Social media and gamification have added further to pHealth as an ecosystem. This book presents the proceedings of pHealth 2019, the 16th in a series of international conferences on personalized health, held in Genoa, Italy, from 10 – 12 June 2019. The book includes 1 keynote, 2 of 4 invited talks, 36 oral presentations and 7 poster presentations from a total of 141 international authors. All submissions were critically reviewed by at least two independent experts and a member of the Scientific Program Committee. This process resulted in a full paper rejection rate of more than 30%. Besides wearable or implantable micro and nano technologies for personalized medicine, this volume addresses topics such as legal, ethical, social, and organizational requirements and impacts as well as necessary basic research for enabling future proof care paradigms. Such participatory, predictive, personalized, preventive, and effective care settings combine medical services and public health, prevention, social and elderly care, but also wellness and personal fitness. The multilateral benefits of pHealth technologies for all stakeholder communities offer enormous potential for the improvement of both care quality and industrial competitiveness, and also for the management of health care costs. Hence, the book will be of interest to all those involved in the provision of healthcare.