Early on a December morning, my mom fell in her driveway getting her newspaper and broke her hip. She dragged herself back into the house, cutting her feet as they scraped along the concrete walkway. You’d think that the effects of replacing her hip would cause her the most trouble post-surgery. But it’s been her feet. From bandages falling off, being too tight – or just plain being ‘dumb.’ So when I came across this article about how bandages could soon become the latest in smart, wearable, and sensor-enabled tools for accurate wound assessment, it got my attention.
A new smart wearable sensor can conduct real-time, point-of-care assessment of chronic wounds wirelessly via an app, according to a new study. Check out this video!