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TitleApplication of functional textiles in healthcare area development of therapeutic socks for diabetic foot: a clinical study
Author(s)Rodrigues, Paulo Jorge Pinto
Ferreira, Fernando
KeywordsTextile
Functionalized Socks
Issue dateJun-2015
PublisherAssociation of Universities for Textiles (AUTEX)
Abstract(s)The use of multifunctional textile materials for health applications are showing a great development, namely in pathologies associated with the skin. The development of new textile products combining adequate structures and finishing treatments, using the technology of micro encapsulation to promote gradual release from the clothing to the skin of active principals, presents a great potential. Considering this purpose, socks has a great potential, as they guarantee a continuous and uniform contact with skin. In this work, Diabetic Foot pathology will be characterized, a functionalized textile product will be described and the impact of a clinical test will be presented.
TypeConference paper
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/53445
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
Appears in Collections:DET/2C2T - Comunicações em congressos internacionais com arbitragem científica

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