By R. H. M. Goossens (auth.), Amit Gefen (eds.)
Pressure-related power wounds are an incredible overall healthiness problem that is affecting thousands of sufferers and accumulates billions in annual bills. those wounds may perhaps ensue whilst smooth tissues are robotically compressed among bony prominences and a assisting floor. This ebook offers a whole and quantitative rationalization of the mechanobiology which motives power wounds. The experiences supply an total photo on all size scales of the phenomenon, ranging from musculoskeletal biomechanics to the modeling of soppy tissues and their interplay with bones. on the microscopic degrees, it completely studies experiments and modeling of mobile forces and molecular strategies that take place in the course of damage and therapeutic, together with the integrity of residing cells subjected to sustained mechanical forces and deformations. the consequences permit a whole photograph of the tolerance of human tissues to sustained so much, and an figuring out of the danger for onset of continual wounds. consequently, this ebook is usually worthy for all execs eager about the prevention and therapy of continual wounds.
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