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Evaluation of nitric oxide releasing polymers for wound healing applications
Author(s):Wold, Kathryn A.
Format:born digital; doctoral dissertations
Chronic, non-healing wounds afflict millions of Americans and represent a costly burden to the healthcare industry. In addition, the overuse and misuse of antibiotics has triggered the widespread emergence of drug-resistant ...
Antibacterial effects of sputter deposited silver-doped hydroxyapatite thin films
Author(s):Trujillo, Nathan Anthony
Format:born digital; masters theses
Over recent years, researchers have studied innovative ways to increase the lifespan of orthopedic implants in order to meet the soaring demand of hip and knee replacements. Since many of these implants fail as a result ...