Smart bandages that can see how the wound is healing and sends information to doctors on how it is healing, that will be the future, Soon! In the next 12 months, the university of Swansea will test the bandages.
“That intelligent dressing uses nano-technology to sense the state of that wound at any one specific time.
“It would connect that wound to a 5G infrastructure and that infrastructure through your telephone will also know things about you – where you are, how active you are at any one time.
“You combine all of that intelligence so the clinician knows the performance of the specific wound at any specific time and can then tailor the treatment protocol to the individual and wound in question.” Prof. Marc Clement