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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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The smart bandages combine pH and temperature sensors, allowed for continuous monitoring of wounds.
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.
Washington D.C [USA], October 6 ( ANI ): According to a new research, studies have found that smart bandage could expedite healing.
Development of smart syringes, smart pills and smart bandages which enable remote monitoring of patients, help in diagnosing gastrointestinal diseases and infection spread minimization and remote monitoring of healing processes is expected to strengthen the platform for future market growth.
The layer of sensors can be used separately or integrated directly into smart bandages or adhesive plasters.
These emerging wound care technologies are creating highly disruptive growth opportunities, such as real-time, point-of-care wound diagnostics, smart bandages, and personalized wound care treatment.