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Medical & Surgical


Man-made fibers still dominate advanced medical textiles

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Making pressure injury a scourge from the past

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Nonwovens to take center stage

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Textiles are widely used in medical, surgical and other healthcare applications.

Sustainability has yet to make an impact in terms of materials and circularity. Textiles are widely used in medical, surgical and other healthcare applications, including first aid and clinical settings, ranging from surgical gowns and drapes, compression garments and fracture management products, to more sophisticated items, such as advanced wound dressings, surgical sutures, vascular grafts …

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Figure 1. Georgia Tech Pressure Injury Prevention System: The Conceptual Framework and Technology Building Blocks. Photo courtesy of Georgia Institute of Technology

The Georgia Tech Pressure Injury Prevention System. Our vision is to “make pressure injury a scourge from the past.” A pressure injury (PI) is localized damage to the skin and underlying soft tissue usually over a bony prominence or related to a medical or other device[1]. The injury results from intense and/or prolonged pressure or …

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IDEA22 expects to draw more than 6,500 senior level delegates and more than 500 exhibitors to the show, March 28-31, 2022, in Miami Beach.

INDA, the Association for the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, will convene the nonwovens industry at its triennial IDEA conference and exhibition, March 28-31, 2022, in Miami Beach, Florida. IDEA22 expects to attract 6,500+ senior-level delegates and 500+ exhibitors from myriad industry sectors, including absorbent hygiene, wipes, filtration, medical/surgical products, including personal protective equipment, home & office …

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Surgery

The protection of medical personnel, particularly in surgical settings, from viral exposure has never been more important Textiles are widely used in health and hygiene applications in both medical and consumer markets. They range from simple disposable products, such as baby diapers, feminine hygiene pads, adult incontinence products, and surgical gowns and drapes, to more …

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Nonwoven fiber production facility

In light of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the supply chain challenges this global emergency has presented for the manufacture of critical nonwoven-intensive products, such as personal protective equipment (masks, gowns, hair covers, shoe covers, etc.) and wipes of various kinds, IFJ reached out to leading nonwoven industry associations in China, Europe and North …

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