A smart bandage reveals healing

Melbourne researchers have developed smart bandages that change colour to reveal the state of the wound beneath.

Their invention could reduce the $500 million cost of chronic wound care in Australia.

We hope that the dressing could lead to more rapid and effective treatment of chronic wounds such as leg ulcers, saving time and money, as well as improving patient well-being, says the lead inventor Louise van der Werff, a CSIRO materials scientist and Monash University PhD student — via redwolf.newsvine.com

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