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Scientist Develop Smart Bandages That Heal Wounds by medfortblog: 2:29pm On Jul 07, 2018
Scientist develop smart bandages that Heal wounds. Smart bandages could help to deliver treatment with limited intervention from the patient or caregivers. These bandages would be capable of assisting the skin's natural healing process by using an array of sensors.

According to research led by Tufts University in Massachusetts, these lab-tested bandages could help heal persistent and difficult medical challenges.

Chronic skin wounds from burns, diabetes, and other medical conditions can overwhelm the regenerative capabilities of the skin.

These non-healing chronic wounds are a significant medical hurdle, and cost $28 billion (£21bn) to the US economy alone.

'We've been able to take a new approach to bandages because of the emergence of flexible electronics,' said Sameer Sonkusale, Ph.D. professor of electrical and computer engineering at Tufts University's School of Engineering and corresponding co-author for the study.

'In fact, flexible electronics have made many wearable medical devices possible, but bandages have changed little since the beginnings of medicine.

'We are simply applying modern technology to an ancient art in the hopes of improving outcomes for an intractable problem.'


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