Smart Bandage Detects Invisible Wounds

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Smart Bandage Detects Invisible Wounds

Thanks to advances in flexible electronics, Berkeley engineers, in collaboration with colleagues at UC San Francisco, have created a new “smart bandage” that uses electrical currents to detect early tissue damage from pressure ulcers, or bedsores, before they can be seen by human eyes and while recovery is still possible. (Video by Roxanne Makasdjian and Phil Ebiner)

Additional information: ‘Smart bandage’ detects bedsores before they are visible to doctors

March 18th, 2015|

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