Smart sensors listen to healing wounds

12 August 2019 – BBC News

A new technique is being developed to help heal wounds by listening to them.

Researchers at Heriot-Watt University are creating tiny electronic sensors that can hear what is going on below bandages.

Wound care costs the UK’s health services billions of pounds a year. The technique ‘listens’ to wounds and could save the arduous job of removing bandages and having a look.


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