Hydrogels in Medicine and Pharmacy: Properties and Applications, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Hydrogels in Medicine and Pharmacy

Properties and Applications, 1st Edition

By Nikolaos A. Peppas

CRC Press

208 pages

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Hardback: 9780367261115
pub: 2019-06-12
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First Published in 1986, this book offers a full, comprehensive guide to the application of hydrogels in medicine. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for students of medicine and other practitioners in their respective fields.

Table of Contents

1. Hydrogels for Blood Contact. 2. Heparinized Hydrogels. 3. Hydrogels as Contact Lens Materials. 4. Hydrogels for Artificial Tendons. 5. Equilibrium Swollen Hydrogels in Controlled Release Applications. 6. Dynamically Swelling Hydrogels in Controlled Release Applications. 7. Bioerodible Hydrogels. 8. Bioadhesive Hydrogels. 9. Other Biomedical Applications of Hydrogels. Index.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Pharmacology