Paint on ‘smart’ bandage emits phosphorescent glow for healing below

1 octubre 2014

Inspired by a desire to help wounded soldiers, a team of researchers has created a paint-on, see-through, ‘smart’ bandage that glows to indicate a wound’s tissue oxygenation concentration. Because oxygen plays a critical role in healing, mapping these levels in severe wounds and burns can help significantly improve the success of surgeries to restore limbs and physical functions.
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