The latest research on techniques for effective healing of chronic and difficult to heal wounds
The healing of chronic wounds is a global medical concern, specifically for patients suffering from obesity and type II diabetes. Therapeutic Dressing and Wound Healing Applications is an essential text for research labs, industry professionals, and general clinical practitioners that want to make the shift towards advanced therapeutic dressing and groundbreaking wound application for better healing.
This book takes a clinical and scientific approach to wound healing, and includes recent case studies to highlight key points and areas of improvement. It is divided into two key sections that include insight into the biochemical basis of wounds, as well as techniques and recent advancements. Chapters include information on:
Debridement and disinfection properties of wound dressing
Biofilms, silver nanoparticles, and honey dressings
Clinical perspectives for treating diabetic wounds
Treating mixed infections
Wound healing and tissue regeneration treatments
Gene based therapy, 3D bioprinting and freeze-dried wafers
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