smart bandage


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smart bandage

A removable wireless monitor that attaches to a patient and monitors blood pressure, cardiac rhythm, pulse, respiratory rate, and volume status.
See also: bandage
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Researchers have designed a smart bandage that could eventually heal chronic wounds or battlefield injuries with every fiber of its being; the study was conducted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Harvard Medical School and MIT.
The smart bandage, developed by Chris Wilkinson and Adam Curtis of the Nanobiology Center at the University of Glasgow in Scotland, is made of biodegradable plastic designed with grooves that have been fabricated using lithography and dry etching.
In laboratory tests of the prototype smart bandages, which the researchers describe in the Sept.