Chapter 1 Introduction 1.1 Wound A wound can be described as a defect or a break in the skin, resulting from physical or thermal damage or as a result of the presence of an underlying medical or physiological condition. Wounds generally classified based on the time at which it heals as acute and chronic. Acute and chronic wounds are at opposite ends of a spectrum of wound-healing types that progress toward being healed at different rates (1). A chronic wound is a wound that does not heal in an orderly set of stages and in a predictable amount of time the way most wounds do; wounds that do not heal within three months are often considered chronic. Chronic wounds seem to be detained in one or more of
1.1 Inflammatory phase Inflammatory phase can be further divided into hemostasis and inflammation, which is triggered immediately and continue for about two to five days succeeding injury. 1.1.1 Hemostasis Hemostasis, the process of stopping bleeding after an injury, involves three key processes, namely
Introduction The concept of a healing hospital is different from traditional hospitals because it takes a holistic approach to health and wellness. By viewing health as a combination of physical mental, and spiritual it dramatically changes how the hospital functions. The structure of a healing hospital allows for improved recovery for patients and higher job satisfaction among workers (Yamaguchi, 2015). The transition from traditional medicine to a more personal approach is significant enough that many world renowned hospitals have already began to incorporate aspects of a healing hospital. This paper will discuss: the components of a healing hospital, challenges faced by healing hospitals, and the biblical perspective on healing hospitals.
2002, Ozeki et al. 2013),) Vasta and his colleagues (2004) reported that only some of the above mentioned lectins are present in invertebrates. Lectins from fish and marine invertebrates are mainly classified into C-type lectins (CTLs), galectins, F-type lectins, rhamnose-binding lectins (RBLs), and intelectin families. Other type lectins in marine organisms include Ricin-type, Lily-type,
Also, the luciferin molecule can be protected until the pH is suitable for it to bind to the protein. This can be seen in the genus Gonyaulax, where at pH 8 the luciferin molecule is protected by luciferin-binding protein, but when the the pH lowers to around 6, the free luciferin is released and reacts with the luciferase and therefore producing light. Ostracod Luciferin Ostracod Luciferin was one of the first marine luciferins to be chemically understood. Vargulin or Cypridina-type luciferin is the type of luciferin found in the Ostracod, Cypridina, and also Porichthys. Kato et.al (2004,2007) demonstrated that Ostracods synthesize their luciferin from the amino acids tryptophan, isoleucine, and arginine.
Linen is laborious to manufacture, but the fiber is very absorbent and garments made of linen are valued for their exceptional coolness and freshness in hot weather. Many products are made of linen: aprons, bags, towels (swimming, bath, beach, body and wash towels), napkins, bed linens, tablecloths, runners, chair covers, and men's and women's wear. Textiles in a linen weave texture, even when made of cotton, hemp and other non-flax fibers, are also loosely referred to as "linen". Such fabrics generally also have their own specific names, for example fine cotton yarn in a linen-style weave is called Madapolam. The collective term "linens" is still often used generically to describe a class of woven or knitted bed, bath, table and kitchen textiles traditionally made of linen.
They are the perfect choice for extremely heavy and bulky materials or equipment that are beyond limit. There are different varieties of slings available to choose from, ranging from chain, wire rope and textile slings to the round and web slings.While chain slings are the high grade and durable chains, textile slings are the lightweight and flexible product, made of nylon and polyester. Wire rope slings are slightly unique with stiff nature that allows them to temporarily take the shape of the load, that can be looped back with a metal ferrule to its original shape. Web slings are most preferred because of the versatile behavior they possesses. Round slings are the lightweight and simple to use with a unique color code to check safe working loads for each color with different loads.
In printing ink industry rosin gives adhesiveness, surface smoothness, hardness and other properties. Rosin has a good electric isolation, being used as oil in cables for high voltage electricity. In soldering process, rosin is used to get rid of oxide compounds in the surface of metal, synthetic rubber and chewing gums (Wiyono, et al., 2006). Different parts of the plant are prescribed to treat cough, colds, influenza, tuberculosis, bronchitis, as antiseptic, diaphoretic, diuretic, rubefacient, stimulant and febrifuge (Puri et al., 2011), as a remedy for ulcers, smallpox, and syphilis (Langenheim,
However, it is better than cross linking. By grafting, the fabrics become more soften. There are few examples of its end products such as rayon, cotton, paper and wool. There are either grafting of native cellulose (cellulose I) or grafting of cellulose II and cellulose III. For native cellulose, the swelling can be take place between or within the cellulose chain.
Wound is injury or hurt to the body, such as a tear or cut in the skin. When wounds are repaired scars may form. It creates a physical change in the more profound layers of the skin which is seen as a change in the style of the ordinary surface features. It is not only a modification in skin color. But, the appearance of a scar often depends on how well the wound heals.