Vetiver Finish in Surgical Medical Products
Textiles are an integral part of everyone’s life associated with him from cradle to grave. It is used to cover human body, thus encompassing and protecting it from dust, sunlight, wind and other foreign matter present in the external environment that may be harmful to him. Textiles in apparel have retained an important place in human life, starting now into developing of newer high technology and interdisciplinary products. Among technical textiles, medical textiles are a very promising sector which plays a vital role in health of mankind. It consists of textiles used in operative and post operative tasks in and around the patient and the medical practitioners. These products are produced either by weaving, knitting, braiding or other nonwoven techniques. Medical textiles are broadly classified as non implantable materials, implantable materials, extra corporeal devices, and hygiene products, protective and health care textiles. The use of such products helps to reduce the opportunity for contamination by biological toxins and infectious pathogens. A hygiene and health care textile consists of absorbent disposable products, such as baby infant tank wears, tampons, panty shields, etc. which are mostly single use items. Baby infant tank wears are made up of cotton fibres A Progress of vetiver finish in the Surgical Products such as Mask, Cap and Gown to kill the growth of microbes. Bacterial growth is one of the biggest fallout of non hygienic atmosphere. Further microorganisms such as bacteria, mould and fungi also cause deterioration of textiles. Hence there has been greater interest in textiles and garments that offer enhanced comfort as well as protection to the wearer. Hence to prevent such rashes some kind of an antibacterial finishes is essential. The vetiver finishes in the surgical products are subjected towards Survey.
Health care textiles, Surgical Products, antimicrobial finish, Vetiver root essence and survey
D. Anita Rachel | A. Subashini