Textiles for Hygiene and Infection Control

Understanding and improving hygiene and healthcare products is essential for improving infection prevention. Continuing Woodhead Publishing’s series of specialised medical textile books, Textiles for hygiene and infection control provides readers with the latest developments in healthcare materials for hygiene and infection applications. Part one offers an insight into design and production techniques for hygiene textiles. Chapters discuss nanotechnology and it’s applications in hygiene textiles, knitted spacer fabrics, innovative and sustainable packaging and biodegradable hygiene products. Part two explores design and production techniques for infection control textiles. Chapters examine micro-organisms, infection and the role of textiles, the creation of barrier textiles through plasma processing and methods for ensuring fabrics survive sterilisation. Part three concludes by investigating the variety of available hygiene and infection control products. Chapters consider washable textile-based absorbent products for incontinence, coated textiles for skin infections and antimicrobial treatments of textiles for hygiene and infection control applications from an industrial perspective. Textiles for hygiene and infection control is an essential reference for manufacturers, designers, engineers and producers of hygiene and infection control products. It is also a useful tool for medical scientists, surgeons and nurses. Offers insight into design and production techniques for hygiene textiles Chapters discuss a range of applications, such as the use of textiles for incontinence An essential reference for manufacturers, designers, engineers and producers of hygiene and infection control products

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  • Author : B J McCarthy
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 240 pages
  • ISBN : 0857093703
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Textiles for Hygiene and Infection Control

Textiles for Hygiene and Infection Control
  • Author : B J McCarthy
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 26 July 2011
GET THIS BOOKTextiles for Hygiene and Infection Control

Understanding and improving hygiene and healthcare products is essential for improving infection prevention. Continuing Woodhead Publishing’s series of specialised medical textile books, Textiles for hygiene and infection control provides readers with the latest developments in healthcare materials for hygiene and infection applications. Part one offers an insight into design and production techniques for hygiene textiles. Chapters discuss nanotechnology and it’s applications in hygiene textiles, knitted spacer fabrics, innovative and sustainable packaging and biodegradable hygiene products. Part two explores

Handbook of Medical Textiles

Handbook of Medical Textiles
  • Author : V Bartels
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 August 2011
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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 gaining in importance. The Handbook of medical textiles provides an overview of the different types of medical textiles currently available as well as specific information on more specialised topics and applications. In part one, the types and properties of medical textiles are discussed, with chapters covering topics including reusable textiles, textiles for implants and textiles with cosmetic effects.

Medical and Healthcare Textiles

Medical and Healthcare Textiles
  • Author : Subhash C. Anand,J F Kennedy,M Miraftab,Subbiyan Rajendran
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 July 2010
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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

High Performance Textiles and Their Applications

High Performance Textiles and Their Applications
  • Author : C. Lawrence
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 21 August 2014
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High performance textiles represent one of the most dynamic sectors of the international textile and clothing industry. With contributions from leading experts in the field, this book provides an important overview of key developments in the field. Chapters cover the use of high performance textiles in such areas as protective clothing, heat and fire protection, medicine, civil engineering and the energy sector. Reviews various approaches to modelling the geometry, structure and mechanical and physical properties of advanced textile materials Evaluates

Medical Textiles and Biomaterials for Healthcare

Medical Textiles and Biomaterials for Healthcare
  • Author : Subhash C. Anand,J F Kennedy,M Miraftab,Subbiyan Rajendran
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 November 2005
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Medical textiles are a major growth area within the technical textiles industry and the range of applications continues to grow and increase in diversity with every new development. Recent innovations include novel chitosan-alginate fibres for advanced wound dressings, ultrasonic energy for bleaching cotton medical textiles, durable and rechargeable biocidal textiles, spider silk supportive matrix for cartilage regeneration, barbed bi-directional surgical sutures and intelligent textiles for medical applications. Medical textiles and biomaterials for healthcare is a culmination of the worldwide research

Antimicrobial Textiles from Natural Resources

Antimicrobial Textiles from Natural Resources
  • Author : Md. Ibrahim H. Mondal
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 20 March 2021
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The textile industry is focused in its search for alternative green fibres with the aim of providing high-quality products which are fully recyclable and biodegradable. Natural textile materials from renewable sources play an increasingly important role in the industry due to their unique properties and functionality over synthetic fibres, as well as their sustainability. Antimicrobial Textiles from Natural Resources is an in-depth guide to the latest methods and applications of natural antimicrobial materials. A broad range of applications are addressed,

Functional Textiles for Improved Performance, Protection and Health

Functional Textiles for Improved Performance, Protection and Health
  • Author : N Pan,G. Sun
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 21 June 2011
GET THIS BOOKFunctional Textiles for Improved Performance, Protection and Health

The textile industry is increasingly based on ongoing innovation and development of higher performance products, and the field of functional textiles is no exception. This book explores the development of textiles with a wide range of functions, with the aim of improving the performance of the product in terms of the protection and health benefits that it can offer. The book is split into two parts. Part one focuses on functional textiles for improved performance and protection, with chapters reviewing

Process Control in Textile Manufacturing

Process Control in Textile Manufacturing
  • Author : Abhijit Majumdar,Apurba Das,R Alagirusamy,V K Kothari
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 November 2012
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Complex raw materials and manufacturing processes mean the textile industry is particularly dependent on good process control to produce high and consistent product quality. Monitoring and controlling process variables during the textile manufacturing process also minimises waste, costs and environmental impact. Process control in textile manufacturing provides an important overview of the fundamentals and applications of process control methods. Part one introduces key issues associated with process control and principles of control systems in textile manufacturing. Testing and statistical quality

Prevention and Control of Infections in Hospitals

Prevention and Control of Infections in Hospitals
  • Author : Bjørg Marit Andersen
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 25 February 2019
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This volume offers extensive information on preventive and infection surveillance procedures, routines and policies adapted to the optimal infection control level needed to tackle today’s microbes in hospital practice. It especially focuses on preventive measures for serious hospital infections. Each chapter includes a practical section that addresses the main aspects of procedures and treatment, and a theoretical section that contains updated documentation that can be used for further study, or to help select infection control measures. Infection control concerns

Handbook of Fibrous Materials, 2 Volumes

Handbook of Fibrous Materials, 2 Volumes
  • Author : Jinlian Hu,Bipin Kumar,Jing Lu
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 27 April 2020
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Edited by a leading expert in the field with contributions from experienced researchers in fibers and textiles, this handbook reviews the current state of fibrous materials and provides a broad overview of their use in research and development. Volume One focuses on the classes of fibers, their production and characterization, while the second volume concentrates on their applications, including emerging ones in the areas of energy, environmental science and healthcare. Unparalleled knowledge of high relevance to academia and industry.

Textiles and Fashion

Textiles and Fashion
  • Author : Rose Sinclair
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 08 November 2014
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This major textbook is designed for students studying textiles and fashion at higher and undergraduate level, as well as those needing a comprehensive and authoritative overview of textile materials and processes. The first part of the book reviews the main types of natural and synthetic fibres and their properties. Part two provides a systematic review of the key processes involved first in converting fibres into yarns and then transforming yarns into fabrics. Part three discusses the range of range of

Medical Textile Materials

Medical Textile Materials
  • Author : Yimin Qin
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 21 November 2015
GET THIS BOOKMedical Textile Materials

Medical Textile Materials provides the latest information on technical textiles and how they have found a wide range of medical applications, from wound dressings and sutures, to implants and tissue scaffolds. This book offers a systematic review of the manufacture, properties, and applications of these technical textiles. After a brief introduction to the human body, the book gives an overview of medical textile products and the processes used to manufacture them. Subsequent chapters cover superabsorbent textiles, functional wound dressings, bandages,

Electronic Textiles

Electronic Textiles
  • Author : Tilak Dias
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 28 April 2015
GET THIS BOOKElectronic Textiles

The integration of electronics into textiles and clothing has opened up an array of functions beyond those of conventional textiles. These novel materials are beginning to find applications in commercial products, in fields such as communication, healthcare, protection and wearable technology. Electronic Textiles: Smart Fabrics and Wearable Technology opens with an initiation to the area from the editor, Tilak Dias. Part One introduces conductive fibres, carbon nano-tubes and polymer yarns. Part Two discusses techniques for integrating textiles and electronics, including

Advances in 3D Textiles

Advances in 3D Textiles
  • Author : Xiaogang Chen
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 May 2015
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Advances in 3D Textiles presents the most recent advances in the production of three-dimensional fibrous structures and how their use has resulted in the creation of novel fabrics and applications. The text covers a wide range of fabric types, including their structures, properties, and uses in the textiles industry. Beginning with the various types of woven three-dimensional fabrics, the text then examines 3-D knitted, braided, and non-woven textiles, and the main applications and uses of three-dimensional textiles. Presents the most

Braiding Technology for Textiles

Braiding Technology for Textiles
  • Author : Yordan Kyosev
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 04 November 2014
GET THIS BOOKBraiding Technology for Textiles

Braided fabrics are made by interlacing yarns or strips of fabric. Braiding produces a wide range of structures for technical textile applications from medical sutures to cables for anchoring ships. Written by one of the world’s leading experts in the field, the book reviews the basic principles, design and processes used in braiding. The book also discusses specialised braiding techniques such as spiral braiding and lace technology. Provides a solid foundation in the fundamentals of braiding design, processes and