Medical Applications for Biomaterials in Bolivia

  • Susan Arias
  • Sujata K. Bhatia

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Public Health book series (BRIEFSPUBLIC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Susan Arias, Sujata K. Bhatia
    Pages 15-22
  3. Susan Arias, Sujata K. Bhatia
    Pages 23-26
  4. Susan Arias, Sujata K. Bhatia
    Pages 27-32
  5. Susan Arias, Sujata K. Bhatia
    Pages 33-39
  6. Susan Arias, Sujata K. Bhatia
    Pages 41-44
  7. Susan Arias, Sujata K. Bhatia
    Pages 45-49
  8. Susan Arias, Sujata K. Bhatia
    Pages 51-54
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 55-62

About this book


This book investigates the potential medical benefits natural biomaterials can offer in developing countries by analyzing the case of Bolivia. The book explores the medical and health related applications of Bolivian commodities: quinoa, barley, sugarcane, corn, sorghum and sunflower seeds. This book helps readers better understand some of the key health concerns facing countries like Bolivia and how naturally derived biomaterials and therapeutics could help substantially alleviate many of their problems.


Applications for Biomaterials Biomaterials Biomedical Applications Bolivia Global Health and Biomaterials

Authors and affiliations

  • Susan Arias
    • 1
  • Sujata K. Bhatia
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Engineering & Applied SciencesHarvard UniversityCambridgeUSA
  2. 2.School of Engineering & Applied ScienceHarvard UniversityCambridgeUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-16774-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-16775-6
  • Series Print ISSN 2192-3698
  • Series Online ISSN 2192-3701
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