New Functional Biomaterials for Medicine and Healthcare
Ivanova, Elena P., Bazaka, Kateryna, & Crawford, Russell (2014) New Functional Biomaterials for Medicine and Healthcare. Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials, 67. Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge, UK.
The book begins with an overview of the use of biomaterials in contemporary healthcare and the process of developing novel biomaterials; the key issues and challenges associated with the design of complex implantable systems are also highlighted. The book then reviews the main materials used in functional biomaterials, particularly their properties and applications. Individual chapters focus on both natural and synthetic polymers, metallic biomaterials, and bio-inert and bioactive ceramics.
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|Keywords:||biomaterials, bioceramics, biocomposites, biocompatible metals|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > MATERIALS ENGINEERING (091200)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Deposited On:||20 Jan 2016 05:17|
|Last Modified:||21 Jan 2016 03:22|
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